BRIEF STORY FROM A GREEN PLANET

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Showings

Chauncey -Theater 1 Tue, Oct 22 6:00 PM
Series Info
Series:Bijou Horizons
Film Info
Rating:NR
Runtime:75 minutes
Director:Santiago Loza
Year Released:2019
Production Country:Argentina
Language:Spanish
Trailer:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4rxqtxhlceY

Description

Presented by the Bijou Film Board, and as part of Bijou's Horizons program.
FREE for UI students (present student ID at box office) and $7.00 for the general public!

"The brilliant performances by the starring trio creates a connection that is as intellectual as it is effective." - La Nacion

"A story about love and friendship that is proudly trans and alien in the best way." - Ostroscines.com

"One of the sharpest scripts in Argentinian cinema." - EscribiendoCine

Tania is a trans woman who performs at discos in Buenos Aires. When she receives the news that her grandmother has passed away, she returns to her hometown with her two friends to take care of the house she's inherited. But she finds out that an alien has accompanied her grandmother during her last years, keeping her company. The grandmother asks Tania to return the creature to the place where it appeared the first time. But when Tania begins to feel sick and the road gets tough, Tania and her friends will have to look inside themselves to overcome their fears and prove their true friendship so they can accomplish their mission before it is too late for the alien.

Director Santiago Loza will be in attendance for a Q&A following the film. Presented in collaboration with the International Writing Program.


Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in or to participate in this program, please contact the Bijou Film Board in advance (@bijoufilm on Facebook or at (319) 335-3041).

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