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Latin America & Spain Film Festival


Sat 19 Nov 2016, 11:00am–6:00pm
Sun 20 Nov 2016, 11:00am–6:00pm
Sat 26 Nov 2016, 11:00am–6:00pm
Sun 27 Nov 2016, 11:00am–3:15pm

Where: Te Papa, 55 Cable St, Wellington

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

Listed by: tepapaevents

A free fiesta sampling the diversity of modern Latin American and Spanish cinema - from gritty thrillers to gentle dramas and joyful music documentaries.

A fortnight of subtitled movies from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Cuba, Spain, Mexico, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela.

No need to book.

- Vinyl Days (Días de vinilo) - 19 Nov 2016, 11am - 12:45pm:
The world of four Argentinian friends with a passion for rock and roll records is all shook up when love intervenes.

- Waste Land - 19 Nov 2016, 1:30pm - 3:15pm:
This Oscar-nominated documentary follows a Brazilian artist as he collaborates creatively with the people who pick through rubbish in Rio de Janeiro.

- No - 19 Nov 2016, 4pm - 6pm:
A young adman devises an audacious campaign to persuade Chileans not to vote for dictator Augusto Pinochet in a 1988 national referendum.

- Ana’s Film (La película de Ana) - 20 Nov 2016, 11am - 12:45pm:
Fiction and reality blur when a Cuban TV actress becomes the director of - and a character in - a documentary about prostitution.

- No Rest for the Wicked (No habrá paz para los malvados) - 20 Nov 2016, 1:30pm - 3:15pm:
A gritty thriller about a corrupt Madrid cop who commits a triple murder, then hunts for the witness who could incriminate him.

- The Dream of Lu (El sueño de Lu) - 20 Nov 2016, 4pm - 6pm:
In this tender Mexican drama, a mother struggles with overwhelming grief after losing her young son.

- The Accordion’s Voyage (El viaje del acordeón) - 26 Nov 2016, 11am - 12:30pm:
After a transformative trip to Germany, Colombian accordionist Manuel Vega aims one last time for his dream – to win at the Vallenata Legend Festival. Documentary

- Rage (Rabia) - 26 Nov 2016, 1:30pm - 3pm:
In this Ecuadorian thriller, a builder who has killed his foreman hides in the mansion where his girlfriend is a maid.

- I Am Still (Sigo siendo) - 26 Nov 2016, 4pm - 6pm:
Discover the diversity of Peruvian music – with its rich indigenous, African, and Spanish heritage – in this documentary that journeys from the Andes to the Amazon.

- So Much Water (Tanta agua) - 27 Nov 2016, 11am - 1pm:
A 14-year-old and her younger brother reluctantly go on a rain-sodden holiday with their divorced dad in this low-key Uruguayan drama.

- The Blue Apple Tree (El manzano azul) - 27 Nov 2016, 1:30pm - 3:15pm:
The life of an urban boy used to modern comforts is transformed when he’s sent to stay with his grandfather in the Venezuelan Andes.

Some films are legally restricted and can only be viewed by people over the age of 16. There are no exceptions to this restriction. Photo ID is required for entry. See the Te Papa website for restricted ratings.

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