aluCine Latin Film+Media Arts Festival – 2017 Programming Announcement
aluCine invites you to witness the works and voices of Indigenous Latin American Film Directors as they examine their own roles in today’s world.
TORONTO ON (May 9, 2017) – aluCine Latin Film+Media Arts Festival will celebrate its 17th anniversary by presenting an exceptional 50+ Indigenous-made films from Latin America. Powerful, political, and profound, these films will initiate and inspire conversations on identity, family, community, and nationhood.
The 17th aluCine Latin Film+Media Arts Festival returns to Toronto from Wednesday, June 7th to Sunday, June 11th. The five-day festival will feature over 50 short and feature films presented at The Art Gallery of Ontario’s Jackman Hall (317 Dundas St W, Toronto), CineCycle (129 Spadina Avenue, Toronto), along with our famous program of family-friendly Shorts for Shorties screenings at The Wychwood Theatre (601 Christie St, Toronto ON), artist’s talks, workshops, gallery installations and parties at some of the city’s hottest nightlife venues. This year’s festival proudly features a special focus on Indigenous Cinema. Film screenings start with Wednesday, June 7th’s
Always wanting to bring a fun time, aluCine will feature their first ever Games Panel: Game Up, this year at Gamma Space (862 Richmond Street West, Toronto)– a talk and presentation of video games created by Latin American people, where we will discuss the impact of the gamer culture in the creation and strengthening of our identity, as an agent of connection between different cultures and as language.
The beloved programing at Wychwood Barns (601 Christie St, Toronto ON) –Shorts for Shorties– will be back with twice the programming, on Saturday June 10th! As integral members of their communities, these films incorporate a child’s viewpoint in their narrative approach. The children at the centre of this program are virtuous storytellers, condensing epic tales about their cultural origins.
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Details: From June 7th-11th.
To view full festival programming, visit: http://alucinefestival.com/