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

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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.

 

See also: Mexico, ARTS@DRCLAS