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Spanish Meetup at the Movies! Machuca
Machuca is a 2004 Chilean film written and directed by Andrés Wood. Set in 1973 Santiago during Salvador Allende's socialist government until shortly after General Augusto Pinochet's military coup in 1973, the film tells the story of two pupils: Gonzalo Infante comes from rich family with European background, while Pedro Machuca comes from an indigenous background and lives in very poor conditions. They meet at an elite, English-language Catholic school, where the director, Father McEnroe, is developing a social integration project. The film is dedicated to Father Gerardo Whelan, C.S.C. who from 1969 to 1973 was the director of Colegio Saint George (Saint George's College), the private school in Santiago that the film's director attended as a boy. The movie was filmed in July 2003 and produced on a moderate budget of 1,700,000 USD, which came from an international cooperation between Chile and Spain. Machuca performed well in theaters in Chile, but did not have notable box office success outside of Latin America.

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Welcome to the Southwest Florida Spanish Language Meetup! We are excited you have joined us. Our Meetup's goal is to provide a comfortable and safe place where one can come to practice Spanish or English. All Spanish speakers of all levels are welcomed, along with native Spanish speakers. We practice our language skills in a comfortable place during the week, and we often plan excursions (movie, kayak trips, picnics) where we share and enjoy each other's culture and ideas. Visit our webpage:

¡Bienvenidos al Fort Myers Spanish Language Meetup! Estamos animados que estén aquí. El objetivo de nuestras reuniones es proveer un lugar cómodo y seguro para practicar español y inglés. Todos los hablantes de español de todos los niveles al igual que los hablantes nativos son bienvenidos. Practicamos nuestras lenguas en un lugar cómodo durante la semana, y planeamos salidas (cine, excursiones en kayak, picnics) donde compartimos y disfrutamos nuestras diferentes culturas e ideas. Visite nuestra página de web:

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