Latino Showcase
FILMS FROM LATIN AMERICA THAT SPEAK A CINEMATIC LANGUAGE ALL THEIR OWN
7 Boxes

Crime-thriller archetypes clash and cause mayhem amidst the crowded markets of Asunción, Paraguay after Víctor (Celso Franco) and his sidekick (Lali González) are tasked with delivering seven mysterious boxes. With a hyper electronic score and kinetic cinematography, 7 BOXES is a clever, fast-paced action film with clever twists and turns along the way.

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Clandestine Childhood

Set in the 1970’s during Argentina’s military dictatorship, CLANDESTINE CHILDHOOD is the story of Juan, a 12-year-old boy who tries to live an ordinary life while being the son of militant rebels. Weaving together history, animation and his own life experiences, director Benjamín Ávila constructs a compelling look at a dark chapter in the lives of many Argentineans.

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The Man from the Future (O Homem do Futuro)

After accidentally opening a portal to the past, physicist Joao seizes the opportunity the way any man in his position would—by traveling back in time to get even with the girl who dumped him. With refreshed rom-com clichés thanks to the science fiction twists and turns, MAN FROM THE FUTURE proves itself worth the time, both now and in the future.

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Post Tenebras Lux
POST TENEBRAS LUX ("After darkness, light") focuses on an adventurous and affluent young couple and their transition from a swinging lifestyle to becoming frustrated parents living in Mexico. With its non-chronological narrative and use of demons (both literal and figurative) the film will temp and taunt viewers with its moving but unconventional story.
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