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NCLAFF Film: Candelaria

still film from Candelaria - man and woman playing cards by candlelight
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Saturday, October 09, 2021
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7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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NC Latin American Film Festival

Dir. Johnny Hendrix Hinestroza. Cuba/Colombia. 2017. Spanish with English subtitles

The movie is set on Cuba during the Special Period midway through the 1990s, at a time when a strict trade embargo was in force. The protagonists are a magnificent couple of septuagenarians who, as they hurtle towards the sunset of their lives, rediscover mutual love, and even a touch of passion.

Free and open to the public.