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Colombian Cinema Showcase Begins August 8

Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA) and the Colombian Cinema Showcase present the best in contemporary Colombian cinema

Published on LatinoLA: June 26, 2010


Colombian Cinema Showcase Begins August 8


The Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA) and the Colombian Cinema Showcase are proud to present the best in contemporary Colombian films. Every Sunday during the month of August, beginning August 5, 2010, these screenings at MOLAA will include a variety of features, documentaries, and short films that highlight the innovation and creativity of talented contemporary Colombian filmmakers. All films will be presented in Spanish with English subtitles.

The public is invited to attend the Colombian Cinema Showcase Opening Reception at MOLAA (628 Alamitos Ave) in Long Beach, California, on Thursday, August 5, 2010 at 7pm. The reception will include live music and a free screening.

Tickets will be $5 for museum members and $10 for non-members. Please check our website www.colombiancinema.org for ticket information and a detailed screening schedule.

Some examples of feature films to be included in the Showcase are:

Yo Soy Otro, "Others", 2008
Documentary film directed by Oscar Ocampo.
2009 31st Annual San Antonio Cine Festival.
2008 12th Annual Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival (LALIFF)

Riverside, 2008. (Pictured)
Feature film directed by Harold Trompetero.
2009 "Movie City Award" at the Cartagena Film Festival.
2009 Colombian Cinema Showcase in La Habana

Los Actores del Conflicto, "The Actors in the Conflict" 2008.
Feature film directed by Lisandro Duque Naranjo.
2009 AFI Latin American Film Festival
2008 Audience Award Cartagena Film Festival

Event Information:
Sunday August 08, 15, 22, 29, 2010

All Ages
Cover: $10.00
$5 for MOLAA Members.

Colombian Cinema Showcase is an international promotional space for Colombian filmmakers looking to show their work in different latitudes around the world. It is an event entirely produced by Colombians, who are passionate about cinema, arts and music and believe that through films, different communities can be united.

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