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aluCine co-presents: Gala opening of the Toronto Black Film Festival

aluCine is proud to co-present the Gala opening of the Toronto Black Film Festival (TBFF).
Manos Sucias (Dirty Hands) by Josef Kubota Wladyka, Executive Producer Spike Lee.

Towing a submerged torpedo in the wake of their battered fishing boat, ‘Jacobo,’ a desperate fisherman and Delio, a naive kid, embark on a journey trafficking millions of dollars of cocaine up the Pacific coast of Colombia. While Jacobo is a seasoned trafficker, young Delio is unprepared for the grim reality. Shot entirely on location—in areas that bear the indelible scars of drug trafficking and guerrilla warfare—director Josef Kubota Wladyka establishes a sense of place with meticulous sensitivity, capturing the visceral paradox of incredible vibrancy yet devastating poverty which permeate this war-torn region. Refusing to glamorize the drug trade, Manos Sucias instead offers a rare glimpse of its devastating effects. Executive Produced by Spike Lee

Feb 10, 2015 – 07:30
Isabel Bader Theatre
93 Charles Street West, Toronto, ON M5S 2C7

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