Friday, March 30, 2012
Wealthy Theater, 1130 Wealthy Street SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506 (616) 459-4788 x130
La Soga / Revenge Has a New Name
2009 - Dominican Republic
R - 102 min
Directed by Josh Crook Directed by Josh Crook
In Spanish with English Subtitles
Making his screenwriting debut, Manny Pérez also stars in this tough chronicle of Luisito, a young man walking the line between honesty and the corruption he sees all around him in the Dominican Republic. [Netflix]
After the film, Manny Pérez will answer questions and discuss his participation as screenwriter and actor in the film La soga, as well the relation between the story and the daily life in the Dominican Republic.
The Grand Rapids Latin American Film Festival was organized in 2010 to screen and discuss contemporary Latin American cinema with a West Michigan Audience. Operating from the Grand Valley State University Latin American Studies Program, the festival is organized by a consortium of professors from Grand Valley, Aquinas College and Calvin College.
All films are open to the public with free admission. A complete list of films and other events can be found online at www.gvsu.edu/las. For more information contact Zulema Moret, director of Grand Valley's Latin American Studies, at 616.331.2286, or email@example.com.