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October 2014
Free

Freshest Roots “Expresso” Open Mic

October 3 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Every month on the first Friday until December 5, 2014
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute,
104 17th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98144 United States
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Details Freshest Roots “Expresso” is held the FIRST FRIDAY of every month at Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute in Seattle. Please come share your writing, poetry, art, comedy, music, and love. If you don’t have anything to share, come anyway! Support your local talent and have some fun!   Tickets FREE

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$12

Seattle Latino Film Festival: “Alejandrito y el Cuco” (Alex and the Boogie Man) & “Eliza Lynch: reina de Paraguay” (Eliza Lynch: Queen of Paraguay)

October 4 @ 5:45 pm - 7:15 pm
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute,
104 17th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98144 United States
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DOUBLE FEATURE “Alejandrito y el Cuco” (Alex and the Boogie Man) Cuba · 2014 · Color · 15′US Premiere Director:  Alex Medina Short film, Drama, Comedy Rated: G Cast: Carlos Manuel Banzo, Ysmersy Salomón, Jorge Molina Alejandrito is a 9 years old full of imagination, he loves old horror movies, costumes, monster makeup and anything related to. As every kid this age, he’s also attracted to adult magazines that he shares with closer friends. One day the teacher catch Alejandrito…

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$7

Seattle Latino Film Festival: “Blanco”

October 5 @ 1:00 pm - 2:10 pm
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute,
104 17th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98144 United States
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“Blanco” Dominican Republic · 2014 · Color · 70′ Director: Melvin Duran Documentary, Biography Rated: G Spanish w/ English subtitles Blanco portrays the lives of six albinos in Constanza, a small rural mountain community of the Dominican Republic, where albinos are commonly referred to as “blondies” or “Americans.” Without any real information or knowledge about albinism, they struggle to live normal lives, despite enduring physical sufferings like severe sunburns and progressive blindness. Perhaps most challenging of all is coming-of-age in a…

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$12

Seattle Latino Film Festival: “El Elvis chileno” (The Chilean Elvis) & “Las analfabetas”

October 5 @ 2:20 pm - 3:45 pm
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute,
104 17th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98144 United States
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DOUBLE FEATURE “El Elvis chileno” (The Chilean Elvis) Chile · 2013 · Color · 11′ Director: Marcelo Kiwi Documentary, Biographical Rated: G Spanish w/ English subtitles Marcelo Rossi, 78 years old, lives alone in Valparaíso, Chile. Known as “The Chilean Elvis”, he wanders the streets acting as if he were the King of Rock n’ Roll himself. This is the story of a man who borrows the identity of an icon, which allows him to escape the rather depressing reality…

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$12

Seattle Latino Film Festival: “Lienzo de la tierra” (Canvas of the earth) & “Mateo”

October 5 @ 3:50 pm - 5:30 pm
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute,
104 17th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98144 United States
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DOUBLE FEATURE “Lienzo de la tierra” (Canvas of the Earth) Colombia · 2014 · Color · 15′ Director: Raul Gutierrez and Maria Fernanda Silvestre Pico Documentary, Art Rated: G Language: Spanish w/ English subtitles Canvas of the Earth is a 500-year-old tradition that refuses to disappear, but preserve itself and endures. It is a part of the identity of the people of Santander, Colombia; it represents them and makes them unique among the many other cultures that comprise Colombia.  —…

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$8

Seattle Latino Film Festival: “Alfonsia”

October 5 @ 5:10 pm - 6:25 pm
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute,
104 17th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98144 United States
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“Alfonsia” Switzerland, Argentina · 2013 · Color · 75′ Director: Christoph Kühn Documentary, Biographical, Literature, Art Rated: G Spanish w/ English subtitles Cast: Bendita Berlin, Tania Diaz, Maria Marta Guilart, Mary Storni Alfonsina Storni (1892–1938) is an Argentine legend. In “Alfonsina and the sea,” the song from the 1960s still sung everywhere even today, inspired Alfonsina as the heroine who, with divine consent, plunged into Atlantic and drowned. The creation of legends surrounding Alfonsina – a dauntless feminist who broke…

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Seattle Latino Film Festival: “Luna vieja” (Old Moon) & “Seré asesinado” (I Will Be Murdered)

October 5 @ 9:00 pm - 10:05 pm
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute,
104 17th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98144 United States
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  DOUBLE FEATURE “Luna vieja” (Old Moon) Puerto Rico · 2013 · Color · 12′ Director: Raisa Bonnet Drama Rated: PG-13 Spanish w/ English subtitles Cast: Maria Velazquez, Julio Ramos, Laura Cristina Cardona Elsa lives deep in the mountains of the Caribbean island of Vieques, Puerto Rico. Her husband has just died and her son-in-law and granddaughter arrive to take their leave of him. Elsa observes with concern the relationship between the two. Only her face gives away her unease…

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$12

Seattle Latino Film Festival: “Cigano” (Gitano/Gypsy) & “La Bataille de Solférino” (Age of Panic)

October 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute,
104 17th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98144 United States
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  DOUBLE FEATURE “Cigano” (Gitano/Gypsy) Portugal · 2013 · Color · 18′ Director: David Bonneville Short-film, Drama Rated: G Portuguese w/ English subtitles Cast: Jaime Freitas, Tiago Aldeia, Manuel Camoesas Sebastian, a wealthy young man, discovers he has a flat tire and ends up accepting help from a Gypsy passer-by. In return, Sebastian will have to give the gypsy a ride home. However, they won’t reach their expected destination. — “La Bataille de Solférino” (Age of Panic) France · 2013…

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$8

Seattle Latino Film Festival: “Multitudes” (Crowds)

October 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:05 pm
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute,
104 17th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98144 United States
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  “Multitudes” (Crowds) Uruguay · 2013 · Color · 65′ Director: Monica Talamas, Emiliano Mazza De Luca Documentary, Adventure, Biography Rated: PG Spanish w/ English subtitles Crowds records popular events in Uruguay where thousands of people spontaneously gather, called by faith, passion, and the overflow of the senses or their collective unconscious. What happens when we set aside our individuality to act collectively? This documentary observes the passions that draw thousands of people close in order to join in a…

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Seattle Latino Film Festival: “Pense que iba a haber fiesta” (I Thought It Was a Party)

October 10 @ 8:20 pm - 9:45 pm
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute,
104 17th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98144 United States
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  “Pense que iba a haber fiesta” (I Thought It Was a Party)  Argentina, Spain · 2014 · Color · 84′ Director: Victoria Galardio Drama Rated: PG-13 Spanish w/ English subtitles Cast: Elena Anaya, Valeria Bertucelli, Fernán Miras, Esteban Bigliardi, Esteban Lamothe, Abigail For how long is the ex-partner of a friend untouchable? Lucía has been separated from Ricki. For 4 years. She invites her best friend Ana to stay and care for the house and enjoy summer by the pool while she takes a…

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