Melbourne Filmoteca Archive 2010

Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American film

Melbourne Filmoteca is a non-profit, volunteer-run group that aims to provide a space for people with a broad range of interests and backgrounds to learn about and appreciate not only film and video from the regions, but also the language, music and cultures of Spain, Portugal and Latin America.

Monthly screenings in the ACMI Cinemas celebrate the richness of latin filmmaking, from classics to experimental new work.

Curated by Melbourne Filmoteca

Full $14 Concession $11

Heart of Time (Corazon del tiempo)

A moving film set against the backdrop of Mexico's Zapatista revolution.

Masangeles (Polvo nuestro que estás en los cielos)

An influential politician introduces his illegitimate child into his egocentric family.

Pellet (El Bola)

Pablo (a.k.a. El Bola) is a 12-year-old boy raised in a violent and sordid environment.

The Black Bull (El toro negro)

This unflinching documentary captures with realism and humanity the life of a Mexican bullfighter.

Taxi, An Encounter (Taxi, un encuentro)

A petty thief must decide whether to help a stranger in need or risk being caught.

Goodnight Irene

Two men living solitary lives join forces and embark on a quest to find a missing woman.

Mariem Hassan: the Voice of the Sahara

Mariem Hassan is an iconic figure who gives hope to those who live in Moroccan-occupied territories.