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Latin American, Caribbean Film Festival starts Monday

Published:Sunday | November 9, 2014 | 12:00 AM

Starting tomorrow, 10 countries from the Latin American and Caribbean Group (GRULAC) will be hosting a festival of films from their respective countries at the PCJ Auditorium, 36 Trafalgar Road, in New Kingston.

Now in its eighth year, the GRULAC Film Festival aims to showcase the depth and diversity of, and the similarities between, the Latin American and Caribbean cultures. The film festival will continue each weeknight with one full-length film until Friday, November 21. The host countries will be Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Mexico, Panama, Trinidad and Tobago, and Venezuela.

The host countries will welcome guests each evening at 6:30 p.m., and the films will be shown at 7:00 p.m. Listing of the films to be shown will be released shortly.

Students and teachers of the Spanish and Portuguese languages and aficionados of Latin American and Caribbean cultures are welcome to attend and enjoy this excellent opportunity to improve their knowledge of the languages and cultures of the individual countries. Admission is free.