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Cinema Tropical Kicks off 20 Years With Neighboring Scenes: New Latin American Cinema Festival

All the Dead Ones

Now in its 20th year, Cinema Tropical returns with a slate of films from Latin America as part of the 6th installment of Neighboring Scenes: New Latin American Cinema. Neighboring Scenes is presented by Film at Lincoln Center and Cinema Tropical with this year’s instalment being the first time the festival will be streamed to audiences nationwide. Opening night features the Brazilian film All the Dead Ones, directed by Marco Dutra and Caetano Gotardo, and will include a conversation with both directors.

The festival features films from:

  • Argentina
  • Bolivia
  • Brazil
  • Chile
  • Cuba
  • Guatemala
  • Mexico
  • Panama
  • Peru

Neighboring Scenes will also present a special restoration of the landmark Argentine film Silvia Prieto directed by Martín Rejtman, which was the first film Cinema Tropical screened, in February 2001, when the festival premiered. Cinema Tropical will also launch TropiChat 20, a special series of twenty weekly conversations with  directors and film professionals. The series will kick off on Tuesday, April 6 with a special conversation with Rejtman, who is one of the key figures of the New Argentine Cinema of the late nineties and early aughts, a major source of inspiration and insight for the Latin American film renaissance that followed.

Other films being screened as part of Neighboring Scenes are One in a Thousand directed by Clarisa Navas, Los Fantamas directed by Sebastián Lojo, and Between Dog and Wolf directed by Irene Gutiérrez.

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Cinema Tropical Neighboring Scenes: New Latin American Cinema
March 31 - April 12, 2021

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