Fourteen films from Venezuela will be showcased in a four-day film festival entitled “100% Venezuela” to be held Thursday, September 21, through Sunday, September 24 at New York University’s King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center (53 Washington Square South). The screenings are free and open to the public,
“100% Venezuela” focuses on the violence that has characterized Venezuelan cinema throughout its history, exhibiting classic films from the 1970s and 1980s as well as the most recent productions.
Films to be screened include: I’m a Criminal/Soy un delincuente; Love in Concrete/Amor en concreto; Bleeder/Sangrador; The Wedding/La boda; 3 Nights/3 Noches; and Maroa. For specific information on times of screenings, visit www.nyu.edu/kjc; or call 212.998.3650. Films are in Spanish, with English subtitles (except four of them, please check website for details).
On Saturday, September 23, at 11 a.m. a symposium, in Spanish, on Venezuelan cinema will take place and will feature filmmakers Alfredo Anzola, Solveig Hoogesteijn, and Diego Risquez. The event will be moderated by festival curator Javier Guerrero from the NYU Department of Spanish and Portuguese.