Screening of I am from Chile (Gonzalo Diaz, 2013)

7:00pm - 9:00pm / Monday 30th October 2017 / Venue: Lecture Theatre B Central Teaching Hub
Type: Other / Category: Department / Series: Liverpool Iberian & Latin American Film Festival
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  • Suitable for: Anybody interested in the topic, including university staff and students and members of the public.
  • Admission: £3.50 for students £4.50 for general admission. Please visit the University Online Store to register your place.
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I Am from Chile is the story of Salvador, who moves to London from Chile to study English and travel around Europe at his parents’ expense. He stays with his aunt María (acclaimed Chilean actress Paulina García of Gloria, Illiterate), who makes a rather decent living renting the rooms of her house to other immigrants.

But when a financial crisis back home leaves Salvador with no resources of his own, he has no other choice but to make ends meet with the help of María and his roommates (including a Russian drug dealer and his Japanese girlfriend), taking on a series of short-term, and at times, dangerous jobs. Difficult and challenging situations will force Salvador out of his protected bourgeois reality and into the real world.

This event is part of the Liverpool Iberian & Latin American Film Festival taking place from Thursday 26 October - Friday 3 November 2017.

Spanish film with English subtitles.

This event is supported by Pragda.