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Film Series MEXICO: El comienzo del tiempo

Date & Time:
February 23, 2017 | 7:00 pm
SS 203

Join LARC for the second screening of our Mexican cinema series with the award-winning film El comienzo del tiempo (2014) by director Bernardo Arellano.

Antonio and Bertha are an elderly couple in their nineties who find themselves in deep trouble when pensions are suspended due to a social and financial crisis in their country. Given they haven't seen their two children for many years, the couple is confronted with the need to survive on their own and must face the hard reality of selling their belongings and peddling tamales on the street or turn to crime. The lives of the elderly couple change when their son Jonas and grandson Paco, absent for more than ten years unexpectedly reappear in their lives. 

In Spanish with English subtitles. 1hr30mins. Free and open event. February 23, 2017 @ 7pm, SS 203.