Festival Internacional de Cine por la Diversidad

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  • Date: Friday May 17, 2019 - Saturday June 1, 2019
  • Time: See Event Description
  • Venue:
  • Address: Plaza de la Democracia, costado Oeste, sobre Avenida Central, Calle 13 y 13 bis
    San José, San José
  • Price: Free
  • Parking: Parking Lot/Structure
  • Categories: Arts & Culture - Free

Event Description:

NŌS Film Fest is a non-profit association that seeks to promote diversity and inclusion through art and culture. For this 2019, brings International Festival of Cinema for Diversity in its First Edition, which will present some of the best audiovisual productions, international and national, that make visible the discriminated populations, with the aim of generating empathy in all the people about its harsh social realities.

We will have films from all continents, a total of 23 foreign productions and 5 Costa Ricans, including God’s Own Country (England), Retablo (Peru/Norway/Germany), Giant Little Ones (Canada), Una MUjer Fantástica (Chile/Germany/Spain/USA), Baxy Travesty (Brazil), Pelo Malo (Venezuela/Peru/Argentina/Germany), Temblores (Guatemala/France/Luxembourg), Las Herederas (Paraguay/France/Germany/Norway/Brazil/Uruguay/Italy), Rafiki (Kenya/South Africa/Germany/Netherlands/France/Norway/Lebanon) and 52 Tuesdays (Australia), together with the nationals El Baile de las Gacelas and Abrázame Como Antes.

In addition, we will have the painting exhibition: SER / HUMANO by Oswaldo Sequeira during the whole Fest, and the Conversation with Dareska Kyi, Co-Director of Chavela Documentary, on May 17 at 5:00 p.m.

The Festival will be held from Friday, May 17, until Saturday, June 1st. The opening will premiere with the documentary “Chavela”, an affectionate portrait of the charismatic and exceptional artist, who won a name for herself, first in Mexico and later in the whole world, mainly for her interpretation of traditional rancheras.

The main venue of the Festival is Jade Museum Auditorium; however, will screen at other venues, such as Film Center, Veritas University, ULACIT, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights and the Inter-American Institute of Human Rights.

All screenings are free. More information in links attached. Click on tickets button for details on entrance fee!

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