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Global Lens Film Series 2013: The Fantastic World of Juan Orol
Thursday, September 26, 2013
6:00 PM-8:00 PM
Cost: Free and Open to the Public
Providence Public Library
150 Empire Street
Providence, RI 02903
Auditorium (3rd Floor)
Global Lens 2013 -- a free film and discussion series.
This series is a curated program of international feature films selected for their authentic voice, strong cinematics and unique cultural perspective opening a window to the diverse world in which we live.
A series of 5 films will be shown at 6:00 pm on Thursday evenings from September 12 through November 7 in the auditorium of Providence Public Library, (150 Empire Street, Providence). The public is invited to attend the free screenings and to participate in the short discussions after each film led by members of the Rhode Island College Dialogue on Diversity Committee.
The series has been developed by the Global Film Initiative, which was created to promote cross-cultural understanding through the medium of cinema.
THE FANTASTIC WORLD OF JUAN OROL (EL FANTÁSTICO MUNDO DE JUAN OROL)
Director: Sebastián del Amo Mexico, 2012
Debut feature. Move over Ed Wood! The story of Mexico's half-forgotten B-movie master, "involuntary surrealist" Juan Orol, receives a pitch-perfect tribute in this deft, irresistible love letter to life, the movies and a self-made man of showbiz.
Best First Feature, 2012 Guadalajara IFF.
Parking is available at the Providence Hilton Parking Garage: $3/3 hours.
Bring ticket for stamping at the Library.