Peace and Justice Movie Night
Tambien La Lluvia (Even the Rain)
August 31st , 2013 - Saturday
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Hidalgo Co. Building
1401 S. Nebraska Avenue
presented by People for Peace and Justice,
co-sponsored by UUFHC.
Even the Rain (Spanish: También la lluvia) is a 2010 Spanish drama film directed by Icíar Bollaín about Mexican director Sebastián (Gael García Bernal) and executive producer Costa (Luis Tosar) who travel to Bolivia to shoot a film depicting Christopher Columbus’s conquest. Sebastián and Costa unexpectedly land themselves in a moral crisis when they and their crew arrive at Cochabamba, Bolivia, during the intensifying 2000 Cochabamba protests, which their key native actor Daniel (Juan Carlos Aduviri) persistently leads. Local people rise up against plans to privatize the water supply. Starring Gael Garcia Bernal and Luis Tosar. The film was directed by Icíar Bollaín, based on a screenplay by Paul Laverty.
The film received nominations and won awards internationally, including an Ariel Award for Best Ibero-American Film and three Goya Awards, one of which was Best Original Score for the work of Alberto Iglesias. Additionally, the film was nominated as Spain’s entry for the 2011 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.
The Movie Nights series is co-sponsored by the PfPJ and the Outreach Committee of the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Hidalgo County.
Nick Braune - 956 970-0604