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Amazona Screening Part of the 6th Annual UCLA Latin American and Iberian Film Festival
Date: Monday, April 16, 2018
Time: 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Location: 314 Royce Hall
Directed by Clare Weiskopf, Nicolas van Hemelryck
This is the story of Val and Clare: a mother and a daughter. After the tragic death of her eldest daughter, Val left her kids and family behind and escaped into the Colombian jungle in order to search for her identity. Clare was only 11 years old when her mother left and couldn’t understand what she was looking for. A son who became an addict, three break-ups and a fractured family remained behind. Now Clare is pregnant and decides to confront her mother, heal the wounds of the past and try to define motherhood on her own terms.
80 min | Spanish with English Subtitles
Sponsor(s): Latin American Institute, Center for Brazilian Studies, UCLA Alan D. Leve Center for Jewish Studies, UCLA Spanish and Portuguese, Pragda, The Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports of Spain, SPAIN arts & culture, Spanish Film Club, Melnitz Movie, Motus Sodalis, UCLA Graduate Students Association, Center for European and Russian Studies