HFFNY offers a program rich in stories about women told through and by women. The topics range from the intimate struggles of the household to those of national memory, justice and belonging, demonstrating that these battles are often one and the same.
MI AMIGA DEL PARQUE / MY FRIEND FROM THE PARK
Ana Katz| Argentina – Uruguay | 2015 | Fiction | 84min
A new mother struggles to find herself as a stay-at-home mom, leaning on some new friends from the park to help her along the way.
Sunday, April 10 @ 7pm and Monday, April 11 @5:20pm @ Village East Cinema
(Director and actor Ana Katz present for Q&A)
TIEMPO SUSPENDIDO / TIME SUSPENDED
Natalia Bruschtein | Mexico | 2015 | Documentary | 64min
A woman who lost almost everything to the terrors of the Argentine state in the 1970s, who has fought tirelessly against historical amnesia and for the justice of her family members, is now losing her own memory. Her granddaughter captures her story in this deeply moving documentary.
Sunday, April 10 at 1pm at Village East Cinema
LA PRENDA / THE PAWN
Jean-Cosme Delaloye | Guatemala – Switzerland | 2015 | Documentary | 78min
A story of two women speaking up and fighting back against a Guatemalan landscape of terror and impunity.
Sunday, April 9 at 9:30pm @ Village East Cinema
(Director Jean-Cosme Delaloye present for Q&A)
LA PATOTA / PAULINA
Santiago Mitre | Argentina – Brazil – France | 2015 | Fiction | 103min
A young woman pursues her ideals to an almost pathological degree in this controversial film, winner of the 2015 FIPRESCI prize in Cannes.
Monday, April 11 at 9pm & Wednesday, April 13 at 3pm@ Village East Cinema
ALLENDE, MI ABUELO ALLENDE / BEYOND MY GRANDFATHER ALLENDE
Marcia Tambutti Allende | Chile | 2015 | Documentary | 100min
Salvador Allende’s granddaughter delves into family photos and fading memories in an attempt to see past the Chilean president’s mythic facade in this acclaimed documentary, recipient of the 2015 “Golden Eye” Award at Cannes.
Friday, April 8 at 5pm & Saturday, April 9 at 7:30pm @ Village East Cinema
EL CUARTO DE LOS HUESOS / THE ROOM OF BONES
Marcela Zamora | El Salvador | 2015 | Documentary | 60min
A necessary documentary that gives testimony to the catastrophic legacies of violence that continue to plague El Salvador, and the mothers who remember.
Sunday, April 10 at 3pm @ Village East Cinema