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17th Latin American Film Festival
March 21, 2013 until April 7, 2013

The Canadian Film Institute is proud to present its 17th annual showcase of the best of contemporary Latin American cinema. This year's selection boasts films CFI programmers have seen at festivals in Cannes, Berlin, Toronto, Montreal, and Chicago. All films are Ottawa premieres and are presented at the Auditorium of 395 Wellington St., Ottawa (Library and Archives Canada building). All films are in their original languages with English sub-titles. This year's festival includes films from fifteen countries, presented over ten days from March 21st - 26th and April 3rd - 7th.

ADMISSIONS
Box office opens outside the Auditorium one half hour before screening time. All tickets, memberships and festival passes can only be purchased at the box office. Advance tickets for the EUFF are also sold at the door. Cash only. 

$12.00 (includes HST): Non-member General Admission 
$8.00
(includes HST): CFI Members, seniors (65+), students
$35.00 (includes HST): 5-Film Passport (CFI Members only)

Click here for more information about the Box Office
  MEMBERSHIP
Annual Membership
$15.00
(includes HST)

Ambassador Membership
$250.00
(includes HST)

Click here for more information about Membership.


Official Trailer:


Festival Sponsors:
Allegra OttawaBarrick GoldCanada Council for the ArtsLa cité collégialeDiffusArtDos EquisGRULA OttawaNovotel HotelOntario Arts CouncilOttawaKioskViva UrbainSt. Laurent VolvoWestern Union

Program:
Selton Mello  •  Brazil  •  2012  •  88 min
Thursday, March 21, 2013, 7:00 pm, Auditorium, 395 Wellington St.
English sub-titles
 
Óscar Cárdenas  •  Bolivia  •  2011  •  100 min
Thursday, March 21, 2013, 9:00 pm, Auditorium, 395 Wellington St.
English sub-titles
 
Carlos César Arbeláez  •  Colombia  •  2010  •  93 min
Friday, March 22, 2013, 7:00 pm, Auditorium, 395 Wellington St.
English sub-titles
 
Rudy Mora  •  Cuba  •  2012  •  84 min
Friday, March 22, 2013, 9:00 pm, Auditorium, 395 Wellington St.
English sub-titles
 
Diego Rougier  •  Chile  •  2011  •  115 min
Saturday, March 23, 2013, 7:00 pm, Auditorium, 395 Wellington St.
English sub-titles
 
Andrea Martínez Crowther  •  Mexico  •  2012  •  93 min
Saturday, March 23, 2013, 9:15 pm, Auditorium, 395 Wellington St.
English sub-titles
 
Oscar Castillo  •  Costa Rica  •  2011  •  95 min
Monday, March 25, 2013, 7:00 pm, Auditorium, 395 Wellington St.
English sub-titles
 
Andrea Rios  •  Venezuela  •  2011  •  95 min
Tuesday, March 26, 2013, 7:00 pm, Auditorium, 395 Wellington St.
English sub-titles
 
Julio Ponce Palmieri  •  Guatemala  •  2009, 2010  •  13 min
Wednesday, April 3, 2013, 6:30 pm, Auditorium, 395 Wellington St.
English sub-titles, English with Spanish sub-titles
 
Leticia Tonos  •  Dominican Republic  •  2010  •  95 min
Wednesday, April 3, 2013, 7:00 pm, Auditorium, 395 Wellington St.
English sub-titles
 
Eduardo Mendoza  •  Peru  •  2011  •  97 min
Thursday, April 4, 2013, 7:00 pm, Auditorium, 395 Wellington St.
English sub-titles
 
Álvaro Brechner  •  Uruguay  •  2010  •  110 min
Thursday, April 4, 2013, 9:00 pm, Auditorium, 395 Wellington St.
English sub-titles
 
Benjamín Ávila  •  Argentina  •  2012  •  110 min
Saturday, April 6, 2013, 7:00 pm, Auditorium, 395 Wellington St.
English sub-titles
 
Sebastián Cordero  •  Ecuador  •  2011  •  97 min
Saturday, April 6, 2013, 9:15 pm, Auditorium, 395 Wellington St.
English sub-titles
 
Juan Carlos Maneglia, Tana Schembori  •  Paraguay  •  2012  •  105 min
Sunday, April 7, 2013, 4:00 pm, Auditorium, 395 Wellington St.
English sub-titles