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The First Annual Latino Heritage Month Film Festival – EL REGRESO/THE RETURN
October 3, 2013 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
EL REGRESO/THE RETURN
Hernán Jiménez / Costa Rica / 95 min / 2011 / Spanish with English subtitles
The Return is the story of a delightful and life-changing journey back to Costa Rica. After living 10 years in New York, 30 year-old Antonio returns to San José where he is forced to deal with the realities he ran away from. He is welcomed by his intense sister, Amanda–whose husband recently abandoned her–and their young son Inti–who is apprehensive about Antonio’s presence. When things take an unexpected turn, Antonio is forced to remain home far longer than he had anticipated. Presented as part of The Spanish Film Club series with the support Pragda, and the Embassy of Spain in Washington DC, Spain-USA Foundation. Special thanks to the Secretary of State for Culture of Spain.
Open to the Public
The First Annual East Stroudsburg University Latino Heritage Month Film Festival is presented by the Departments of: Modern Language, History, Multicultural Affairs, and Sports Management.
Film Festival Coordinator: Dr. Annie Mendoza, Dept. of Modern Languages.
A special thanks to Dr. Bonar Hernández (Dept. of History), Cornelia Sewell (Dept. of Multicultural Affairs), and Joseph Akob (Recreation Center) for their help in organizing the month-long events.