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2014 - 15 Events

Centre of Latin American Studies


Beyond Borders

A Weekend of Contemporary Ibero-American Film

The Centre of Latin American Studies (CLAS) and the Department of Spanish and Portuguese warmly invite you to a free weekend of contemporary Ibero-American film. We will be showcasing some of the most recent Hispanic and Lusophone cinema from both sides of the Atlantic, bringing together directors, actors and academics in discussions and Q&A sessions. All screenings will have English subtitles (unless indicated otherwise). The programme is as follows (more information on each film below):

Saturday 25 April

  • 11:00 El premio, dir. by Paula Markovitch (Argentina/Mexico 2011) with an introductory message from Paula Markovitch in Spanish
  • 14:00 Casa grande, dir. by Fellipe Barbosa (Brazil 2014)
  • 17:00 La eterna noche de las doce lunas, dir. by Priscilla Padilla (Colombia 2013) with an introductory message from Priscila Padilla; followed by a wine reception

Sunday 26 April

  • 11:00 Jirafas, dir. by Kiki Álvarez (Cuba 2013) with an introductory message from Kiki Álvarez; no English subtitles
  • 14:00 Tabu, dir. by Miguel Gomes (Portugal 2012)
  • 17:00 Post Mortem, dir. by Pablo Larraín (Chile 2010) followed by a Q&A with lead actor and award-winning theatre director Alfredo Castro (Tony Manero, Post Mortem, No)

All screenings will take place in the Queen's Building Theatre, Emmanuel College. For directions, please see:

Students and academics are welcome. All screenings are free of charge, and we invite all guests to join us also for both the wine reception and Q&A sessions. As none of the screenings will be ticketed, please arrive in good time to ensure you get a seat.

If you have any further questions, please don't hesitate to contact one of the organisers:

Rachel Randall:
Geoff Maguire:
Dunja Fehimović:
Paul Merchant:

This event is kindly sponsored by the Centre of Latin American Studies and the Department of Spanish & Portuguese, University of Cambridge.