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June 9, 2017 @ 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Friday, June 9th | 9:00 pm | AGO, Jackman Hall | 317 Dundas St W | $10 General Admission | $8 Student & Seniors with ID
Rebellions, as the films in this program manifest, can last a lifetime. The first film animates the persistent and sonorous protest of the Chilean poet, Violeta Parra, against social injustice. In the second the uprising of a maladjusted teenager becomes ever more consequential as a political conflict in his community and the bad relationship with his parents put into question certain principles of his Mapuche upbringing. Shaky identity politics and political frustrations alike threaten the conviction of these marginal protagonists with every private victory they achieve, leaving audiences to reflect on the scale in which political victories can be measured.





Films In Program:

Cantar con Sentido
Leonardo Beltrán
2016 • Chile • 23′ • Animation
From the deeper and poorer countryside, to the old distant Europe, always looking forward, even in her farewell. Violeta Parra shows her arts, with misadventures in the way. While reviewing some crucial facts that build her like human being and artist, this animated Stop Motion biography give us a sneak peak to the history of the woman that rescued the folklore of a country with bad memory.
Del campo profundo y carente a la Europa antigua y distante, luchando siempre adelante, incluso en su despedida galopante, Violeta Parra exhibe sus artes, con sus desventuras del camino. Repasando algunos hitos cruciales que la construyen como persona y artista, esta biografía animada en Stop Motion nos da un vistazo a la historia de la mujer que rescató el folclor de un país que olvida.
Mala Junta / Bad Influence
Claudia Huaiquimilla
2017 • Chile • 90′ • Drama
Tano, a rebellious teenager from Santiago, is caught stealing and therefore sent to southern Chile under the care of his father, whom he hasn’t seen in years. Avoiding the discipline that’s imposed on him, Tano meets Cheo, a young and shy boy who is bullied at school for his indigenous origins. The strange death of a Mapuche leader unleashes a spree of violence in the area, forcing Tano and Cheo to unite against their violent surroundings. A reflection about the Mapuche conflict presented through the friendship and the solidarity of two pure souls.
Tano, un muchacho rebelde de Santiago, es atrapado robando y enviado al sur de Chile bajo el cuidado de su padre, a quien no ha visto en años. Evitando la disciplina que se le impone, Tano conoce a Cheo, un chico tímido y joven de quien se burlan en el colegio por sus orígenes indígenas. La extraña muerte de un líder Mapuche desata una ola de violencia en el área, forzando a Tano y Cheo a unirse en contra de sus violentos alrededores. Una reflexión del conflicto Mapuche presentado a través de la amistad y la solidaridad de dos almas puras.​
Festivals & Awards
  • Winner Grand Prix – National Competition – Valdivia 2016
  • Best Film/International Competition – Iquique, Chile
  • Best Picture, Audience Award, Press Award – FECIH Chile 2017
  • Best Direction, Best Script, Best Actor, Best Cinematography, Best Art Direction – FECIH Chile 2017 
  • Audience Award, Student Prize and Special Mention from CCAS – Toulouse 
  • Competition Goteborg-Bergman 
  • Audience Award – Lebu, Chile
  • Ibero American competition – Palm Springs 2017
  • Official Competition – Guadalajara
  • Official Competition – Sofia,Bulgaria
  • Chicago Latino Film Festival – USA
  • Official Competition – Zlin, Czech Republic
  • Official Competition – Seattle International Film Festival
Co-presented by:
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Latin American-Canadian Art Projects



June 9, 2017
9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Jackman Hall, Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO)
317 Dundas St.West
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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