Film Screening Series: Cine a cielo abierto

October 10, 2015 to October 24, 2015

Centro de Arte Los Galpones joins the Seminario Fundación Cisneros with a special film program Cine a Cielo Abierto, curated by Camilo Cortés, where they will highlight the different viewpoints of the traveler who moves based on interests that can be reversed by unexpected situations, shaping experiences subject to encounters with landscape.

Centro de Arte Los Galpones
29-11 Transversal 8, Caracas 1071

All shows will be free and will take palce in the Galpones garden. In case of rain, the screening will take place at the Galpón 17.

Saturday, October 10, 2015

La maleta Mexicana (2011). Spain-Mexico-USA
Director: Trisha Ziff
Duration: 89 minutes
We appreciate the support and courtesy of the Cultural Office of the Embassy of Spain in Venezuela


The movie tells the story of the 4,500 film negatives that the photographers Robert Capa, Gerda Taro and David "Chim" Seymour took during the Spanish Civil War, that then disappeared and were eventually recovered seventy years later in Mexico Cty. The movie uncovers the role that Mexico played during the Civil War and its support for the Republic in exile, and reveals how Spain is currently facing its own past, thirty years after the Transition. (FILMAFFINITY)

Winner of the Ariel Awards: Nominated for Best Soundtrack

Rated R

Saturday, October 17, 2015

La jaula de oro (2013). Mexico
Director: Diego Quemada-Diez
Length: 110 minutes
Thanks to Circuito Gran Cine


La jaula de oro is the story of two teenagers who leave their village and are joined by an indigenous boy after. Together they will live the ordeal suffered by millions of people, forced by circumstances, to undertake many dangers on their path to the United States, facing an uncertain ending to their journey. On the road, friendship, solidarity, fear, injustice, and pain emerge. (FILMAFFINITY)

2013: Cannes Film Festival: Best Cast (Un Certain Regard)
2013: Goya Awards: Nominated for Best Ibero-American Film
2013: Morelia Festival: Audience Award, Best 1st or 2nd feature
2013: Festival of Mar de Plata: Golden Astor for Best Film
2013: Havana Festival: Section official debut in competition
2013: Ariel Awards: 9 awards including Best Picture2014: Phoenix Awards: 3 awards including Best Picture. 9 nominations

Rated R

Saturday, October 24, 2015

Acacias (2011). Argentina
Director: Pablo Giorgelli
Duration: 85 minutes
We thank the Embassy of Argentina in Venezuela


Upon request, a truck driver must carry an unknown woman from Asuncion, Paraguay to Buenos Aires in Argentina. The woman brings a child in her arms. They have a 1500 km journey ahead of them. (FILMAFFINITY)

2011: Cannes: Golden Camera (Best First Feature)
2011: San Sebastian Film Festival: Best Picture (section "Horizontes Latinos")
2011: Satellite Awards: Nominated for Best Foreign Language Film
2012: Silver Condor 2 awards (Best Picture and Assembly)

Rated R