El Amparo

In the Venezuelan town of El Amparo, near the border with Colombia, a group of fishermen sets off down the Aruca River. But only two men return, their friends shot down by the military, who claim they were clandestine guerrillas on a mission. The army soon arrives to claim the two survivors, held in the local jail, but they encounter an honorable policeman and fiercely loyal population who will do anything to protect the truth as the pressures to stick to the official story become overwhelming. Based on the true story of a 1988 massacre, this feature debut of filmmaker Rober Calzadilla is a searing drama, now more timely than ever. AFI Latin American Festival

Friday, October 13 at 11:00am to 1:00pm

Ekstrom Library, 104W
2215 S. 3rd Street , Louisville, Kentucky 40208

Event Type

Film, Arts

Audience

Alumni, Faculty/staff, Students, Public

Departments

Liberal Studies, Arts & Sciences, Commonwealth Center for the Humanities and Society, Classical/Modern Languages, Spanish

Website

http://www.medina502.com/reel_latinam...

Cost

FREE

Group

Spanish Club

Contact Name

Dr. Manuel Medina

Contact Phone Number

502-852-0501

Contact Email

medina502@gmail.com

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