film screening
“We must discuss, we must invent”: Short Films from Latin America
selected by film critic Yazan Ashqar

Tuesday 10 December 2013 | 7:30 PM

Celebrating the 25th anniversary, and the exhibition "HIWAR | Conversations in Amman" which introduces 14 artists from the southern world, Darat al Funun presents a series of short films screenings selected by film critic Yazan Ashqar with screenings of films from South America. These selected short films showcase with varying cinematic genres of fiction, documentary and animation, to examples of the social contexts that the cinema of South America employed through it's years of existence.

Film Selection:
Dir: Santiago Alvarez
Cuba, 1965 - 6 minutes

Grabbing People
Dir: Carlos Mayolo, Luis Ospina
Colombia,1977 - 28 minutes

Dog's Dialouge
Dir: Raul Ruiz
Chile,1977 - 22 minutes

Island of Flowers
Dir: Jorge Furtado
Brazil, 1989 - 13 minutes

Santiago Grasso
2008, 6 minutes

The Wait
Dir: Fabián Bielinsky
Argentina, 1989 - 18 Five Minutes