Looking Out for the Queer in Latin American Film / BLIFF 2017: I Dream In Another Language

Date: 

Sunday, October 1, 2017, 6:00pm

Location: 

West Village F Room 020 at Northeastern University (Closing Night Film)*
Boston Latino International Film Festival 2017 presents: I Dream in Another Language Narrative 101 mins Ernesto Contreras Mexico/Netherlands 2016 Co-presented by the Independent Film Festival of Boston and in collaboration with the ARTS@DRCLAS Series Looking Out for the Queer in Latin American Film and Video Art (Fall 2017 – Spring 2018) A young linguist travels to the jungle of Mexico to research a language on the verge of disappearing. Once there he discoverers its last two speakers clashed 50 years ago and have refused to speak to each other since. Attempting to reunite them the researcher discovers a secret past—and a forbidden gay love story. Viewer discretion advised; content may not be suitable for children under 17. Awards: Audience Award (World Cinema) at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival 09/30 @6:30 pm – Bright Family Screening Room at the Emerson Paramount Center 10/1 @6:00 pm – West Village F Room 020 at Northeastern University (Closing Night Film)* Trailer Reviews: Hollywood Reporter Variety *on 10/1 preceded by: Swimming in the Desert (Narrative 15 mins Alvaro Ron USA/Spain 2016) In the drought-stricken town of Agua Dulce in the California High Desert a ten-year-old girl challenges her grandfather a cranky retired firefighter to follow a crazy plan and bring the water back to the dry river.