Presented as part of Bijou Horizons, a film series that brings awareness to diverse cultures through screenings of acclaimed international cinema. Free admission for UI students and $6 for general public.
U. of Iowa students who see all five Horizons shows in a semester will be eligible to win a study abroad scholarship! Miss one? There will be "make up" opportunities with other regularly programmed foreign films at FilmScene.
LAND AND SHADE
“The film is beautifully composed and full of striking images, but Acevedo's ruthless depiction of hardship makes this hard to watch.” – Chicago Reader
After having left a long time ago, a humble country sugar cane worker returns home to meet his grandson and deal with the hardships his family has been put into.