Sun May 29 Screening - 7:30-7:45pm in the Atrium - SON BOHEMIO - Nyra Chalmer (Violin),Hector Falcon (Cajon) and Joaquin Gonzalez (Guitar.Voice) - is an ensemble that performs music from all over Latin America and Spain with a gypsy bohemian style. The vocals in their performances blend beautifully with the sound of the guitar, the violin, and the peruvian cajon and invite audiences of different cultures to an imaginary trip into the hispanic heritage
Two of the Spanish-speaking world’s finest actors, Ricardo Darin and Javier Camara, team up for this moving, wry film about friendship, family, and last wishes. Julian (Darin) is dying, but doing his best not to make a big deal of it. Unexpectedly, his old friend Tomas (Camara) shows up on his doorstep (all the way from Canada). He can only stay for a few days, but Tomas means to make them count, whether Julian likes it or not. All the latter seems to care about is what to do about Truman, his beloved dog…
"Gay’s wise, wistful and well-observed film about two friends enjoying a final reunion in the shadow of impending death, is by turns amusing and affecting — and quite often both at once — as it focuses on a middle-aged actor’s efforts to put his affairs in order before he faces the final curtain. It should travel far beyond the fest circuit, and find receptive audiences wherever and however it is shown, for it speaks, gently yet directly, in a universal language." Joe Leydon, Variety
"Masterful… well paced, consistently engaging… extremely accessible." Robert Bell, Exclaim!
Emotionally direct… a clean-lined, sensitively-written and beautifully played two-hander that tackles complex issues in a refreshingly straightforward, downbeat way." Jonathan Holland, Hollywood Reporter