FINA TORRES, AN ICON
COME TO CELEBRATE FINA TORRES' CINEMATOGRAPHIC CONTRIUBTION TO LATIN AMERICAN FILM INDUSTRY
We are honored to have her presence!
Fina Torres (born Josefina Torres Benedetti; October 9, 1951) is a Venezuelan film director and screenwriter. She became internationally recognized by winning the la Caméra d'Or award at the 1985 Cannes Film Festival with her directorial debut film, Oriana.
She is best-known for her films Oriana, Celestial Clockwork, and Fox Searchlight's Woman on Top with Penelope Cruz.
The program will include the Big Screen Premiere in Seattle of Fina's critically acclaimed film, Liz in September.
Spanish w/ English subtitles
Cast: Patricia Velasquez, Mimi Lazo, Danay Garcia, María Luisa Flores, Rafael Soler
This story follows Eva, a traveler who experiences some car trouble and ends up spending some time with a group of women in a hotel outside of town. These women gladly accept Eva in their home and make her feel at ease. Quickly, Eva discovers the secret that unifies these seven interesting women she has met. As relationships develop, an even deeper relationship is formed between Eva and Liz. As they go on different adventures, Liz's long kept secret is revealed and it takes a toll on everyone involved. . It is worthy to note that there are not many male characters in this film. This leaves room for these women to show their own strengths and and skills thereby revealing their true natures as vibrant women living their lives.
* Seattle Latino Film Festival will strictly follow federal, state and local Covid-19 protocols. Hand sanitizers and masks will be provided on site. Attendees regardless of vaccine status should plan on wearing masks for the movie theater screenings where social distance is not possible.
*Parking available on the street or at the Walgreens's parking crossing the Rainier Ave.
The Beacon Cinema (View)
4405 Rainier Ave S.
Seattle, WA 98118
|Minimum Age: 17|
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|