Spanish-Language Focus

The 86

Saturday, November 5 at 4:30pm

Inspired by true events, "The 86" highlights the activities of a band of 86 Venezuelan street thugs who were an intimidating presence in Caracas during the 1980s. One of the drawbacks to leading a neighborhood gang is the level of infamy and attention that... Read more

Indivisible

Sunday, November 13 at 6:00pm

Providing moving proof that love knows no borders, “Indivisible” chronicles the very real plight of the people at the heart of our nation’s immigration debate. Renata, Evelyn, and Antonio were young children when their parents brought them to the U.S. in search of... Read more

Ixcanul

Friday, November 4 at 12:00pm
Saturday, November 5 at 9:00pm

Guatemala’s submission to last year’s Academy Awards, “Ixcanul” is a mesmerizing fusion of fact and fable, a dreamlike depiction of the daily lives of Kaqchikel-speaking Mayans on a coffee plantation at the base of an active volcano. Immersing us in its characters... Read more

The Man Who Saw Too Much

Saturday, November 12 at 3:30pm

“The Man Who Saw Too Much” provides a compelling portrait of Mexican photographer Enrique Metinides, who’s increasingly recognized as the contemporary equivalent of Weegee. For most of his career, Metinides worked for downscale, sensationalist newspapers, shooting... Read more

Mara'Akame's Dream

Thursday, November 10 at 7:00pm

Nieri is a young Huichol indian whose dream of traveling with his rock band to play in a concert in Mexico City faces stern opposition by his father. A shaman, or Mara’Akame, he has considerably different plans for his son, who’s expected to follow in his... Read more

Santoalla

Sunday, November 6 at 1:00pm

A pitch-perfect rural mystery, “Santoalla” chronicles what happens when a progressive Dutch couple, Martin Verfondern and Margo Pool, escape the constraints and complications of the city by decamping to the Spanish countryside. Exhausted after a fight against... Read more

The Tenth Man

Friday, November 11 at 4:30pm
Sunday, November 13 at 12:15pm

Award-winning Argentine director Daniel Burman returns with “The Tenth Man,” a tender, well-observed comedy that explores — with a delicate lightness of touch — the intricacies of the father-son relationship and the definitions of identity and home. After years... Read more