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Seattle Latino Film Festival

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SUNDAY, OCTOBER 6TH

SIFF UPTOWN THEATRE

Incomunicado | Incommunicado

An immigrant chooses between his freedom in the United States or saving a young orphaned

boy, after his mother died in a horrific car accident.

Aquí y Allá| Here and There

(México,USA, Spain 112 min., 2012, Spanish & Nahualt w/ English subtitles)

Cast: Pedro De los Santos, Teresa Ramírez Aguirre, Lorena Guadalupe Pantaleón Vázquez

Pedro returns home to his native Mexican mountain village after several years of labor as a

migrant worker in the U.S. His savings have earned him a trip home with the hopes of

providing for his family and becoming a musician. Upon his return, he faces a familiar but

distant wife and teenage daughters who may as well be strangers. This striking film won the

Critics Week award for Best Film at 2012 Cannes Film Festival.

(USA, 107 min., 2013, Spanish & English w/ English subtitles)

Presented by Ana Mari Cause UW's Provost

CUBAMERICAN is the stirring story of how the Cuban Revolution shattered the Cuban family.

Spanning the past 60 years of Cuban history, the film evokes this tragedy and its universal

themes of loss, freedom, assimilation, struggle and triumph through the stories of Cuban exiles

that have achieved acclaim in diverse fields in the U.S.A. and beyond, rendering a mosaic of a

bittersweet exile experience. A pro-immigrant story that grapples with the agony of

displacement, contributes rumination on the future of Cuba, and highlights the absolute need

Seattle Latino Film Festival contact@slff.org (206) 669 – 3161 (206) 395-8673 www.slff.org

for all of the world's people to be able to freely exercise their fundamental human rights;

CUBAMERICAN is an insightful and powerful experience.

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