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Dólares de Arena (Sand Dollars)
Thursday, April 28, 2016, 08:00pm - 10:00pm

Officially selected as the Dominican entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 88th Academy Awards in 2015, Sand Dollars is one of the best films to come out of the DR in recent years. In this sensiFve and complex portrait of an unusual romance, a rich expatriate woman (Geraldine Chaplin) and a young Dominican woman (Yanet Mojica) who sells sex to make ends meet share an inFmate relaFonship which never ceases to be corrupted by class, race and power.

Location Rutgers Cinema
dir. Israel Cárdenas & Laura Amelia Guzmán Dominican Republic/Mexico/ArgenEna, 2015, 1h 20 min. Post-screening Q&A with Prof. Carlos Decena.