Cinema | Latin Reel, Shorts @ MAD Museum

Still from  Lui , 2016

Still from Lui, 2016

Program Description

Experience a new installment of Latin Reel, a year-round film series created to foster understanding and inspire cross-cultural discussions through films made by or about the Latin-American community. This program features the New York premiere of four short films by emerging directors from across South America.

This program is presented in collaboration with Latin Reel.


The Summer of the Electric Lion /El verano del león electric, 2018
Directed by Diego Cespedes, Chile.
22min.  In Spanish with English subtitles.   

Verde, 2018
Directed by Victoria Rivera, Colombia.
10 min.  In Spanish with English subtitles.

Lui, 2018
Directed by Denise Kelm, Brazil, 18 min.  In Portuguese with English subtitles. 

The Foreign Body / El destetado, 2018
Directed by Hector Silva, Venezuela, 18 min.  In Spanish with English subtitles.

Verde director Victoria Rivera will be in attendance for a post-screening Q&A.

About Latin Reel

Latin Reel’s mission is to present the New York City premieres of films by or about the Latin-American community. Latin Reel features curated programs of narratives, documentaries, and short films at venues across NYC, presenting films that highlight impactful perspectives and supporting filmmakers who break down stereotypes through thought-provoking storytelling.

Latin Reel is made possible through generous support from the Culpeper Arts and Culture Program of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, and is produced by Bach Media, in partnership with PAMAR INC.

Program Details

Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

$10 general / $5 members and students

The Theater at MAD

Alva Mooses