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Latino Film Festival: Alba
September 26, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Alba / Alba
Wednesday, Sept. 26 @ 7:00pm
The Historic Thomas Center
ECUADOR, MEXICO 2016 (98 min)
Fiction, Drama, Family | Spanish w/English Subtitles | Rating: MA15+ (Mature Accompanied)
Director: Ana Cristina Barragán
Film Introduction: Dr. Zully Rivera- Ramos
Alba is eleven years old and terribly shy. She has great difficulty standing up for herself among the precocious girls in her class, who talk like little adults about relationships but keep making fun of Alba with the cruelty of children. The fact that she gets nosebleeds at inconvenient moments doesn’t help. To make matters worse, when her ailing mother is hospitalized she is dumped with her eccentric father Igor, who she never knew and of whom she is very ashamed. Very slowly and cautiously, the father and daughter get to know each other.