Jueves de Cine - 2017

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Antes Que Cante El Gallo,
Thursday, April 20, 2017, 08:00am - 10:00pm

Carmín's dream of moving to the city with her mother vanishes when she moves to the US with her new husband. Now a teenager, Carmín grows and lives in Barranquitas, a mountainous village in the center of Puerto Rico, with her grandmother, a tough and conservative woman. The arrival of her father after long years in prison eases Carmín's profound sadness. The relationship with him, however, brings its own ambiguousness and complexities. Now the girl must learn to live between abandonment and carefulness; amidst absence, desire and love. There will be a Q&A with the director of the film Ari Maniel Cruz after the screening.

dir. Ari Maniel Cruz, Puerto Rico, 2016, 1h 37 min.

About Jueves de Cine

Jueves de Cine is organized by the Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS) and co-sponsored by the Cinema Studies Program, and the Department of Latino and Caribbean Studies. The Program is free and open to the public. Seating is on first come, first served basis. Popcorn and soda will be served courtesy of CLAS.