A selection of visionary Latin American films will be on display at Station North’s new Parkway Theatre for a month, starting Sept. 16.
The first film to show at the venue, known formally as the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Parkway, will be Fernando Eimbcke’s “Club Sandwich,” a Mexican comedy about on a boy and his young mother who take a brief vacation to a mostly vacant hotel. Jed Dietz, founding director of the Maryland Film Festival (operator of the North Avenue theater) will kick things off with an intro, and host an audience discussion after it ends.
Other films showing in the Parkway’s Latin American Visionary Cinema series will include:
- “Cold Water of the Sea” (directed by Paz Fábrega. Costa Rica)
- “Embrace of the Serpent” (directed by Ciro Guerra, Colombia/Venezuela/Argentina)
- “Gigante” (directed by Adrían Biniez, Uruguay)
- “Here Comes the Devil” (directed by Adrian Garcia Bogliano, Mexico)
- “Ixcanul” (directed by Jayro Bustamante, Guatemala)
- “Jauja” (directed by Lisandro Alonso, Argentina)
- “Kings of Nowhere” (directed by Betzabé García, Mexico)
- “Neighboring Sounds” (directed by Kleber Mendonça Filho, Brazil)
- “Nostalgia for the Light (directed by Patricio Guzmán, Chile)
- Post Tenebras Lux” (directed by Carlos Reygadas, Mexico)
- “Venice” (directed by Enrique Álvarez, Cuba)
PNC Bank is supporting the film series, which runs through Oct. 15. Tickets will cost $8-10, depending on timing. Visit mdfilmfest.com for more details.
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