Looking Out for the Queer in Latin American Film / BLIFF 2017: Chavela

Date: 

Thursday, September 28, 2017, 7:00pm

Location: 

Bright Family Screening Room at the Emerson Paramount Center
Boston Latino Intermational Film Festival 2017 presents: Chavela Documentary 92 mins Catherine Gund & Daresha Kyi USA 2017 Co-presented by Bright Lights Series at Emerson College the Wicked Queer Festival and the Independent Film Festival of Boston; also in collaboration with the ARTS@DRCLAS Series Looking Out for the Queer in Latin American Film and Video Art (Fall 2017 – Spring 2018) Centered around exclusive interview and performance footage of Chavela Vargas shot in 1991 and guided by her unique voice “Chavela” weaves an arresting portrait of a woman who dared to dress speak sing and dream her unique life into being. Q&A with co-director Daresha Kyi (9/28 only) Moderated by Juan Mandelbaum Consulting Producer Awards: 2nd Place Audience Award Berlin International Film Festival Official Selection Ambulante Documentary Festival Mexico 9/28 @7:00 pm – Bright Family Screening Room at the Emerson Paramount Center 9/30 @9:00 PM – Bright Family Screening Room at the Emerson Paramount Center* Trailer Review: Hollywood Reporter *on 9/30 preceded by: Almost Two (Narrative 5 mins Emiliano Umpierrez Uruguay 2016) Ana Cecilia and their bunch of friends go out at night. An unexpected person shows up and makes them question their trust to each other.