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Amarillo Photo: Roberta Blenda

Free Pre-Show film screening, prior to a performance of Amarillo
Presented by the PuSh International Performing Arts Festival, SFU Woodward’s and the Latin American Film Festival

January 18, 2012 at 6:00pm
Djavad Mowafaghian Cinema at Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, 149 West Hastings Street.

Drawn to the north, a young farmer from Oaxaca in southern Mexico tries repeatedly to cross the border into the United States. Andrés is a gentle soul who has given himself up to his dream. When he is pushed back to Tijuana, he is taken in by two women, Cata and Ela, who are doing their own endless waiting on the line that divides the two countries.


In Spanish with English Subtitles

Directed by Rigoberto Pérezcano
Written by Edgar San Juan and Rigoberto Pérezcano
Starring Harold Torres, Alicia Laguna and Sonia Couoh

Running time 95min

Support provided by the Vancity Office of Community Engagement.