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Middletown International Film Festival presents Roma

Roma (Mexico, 2018, directed by Alfonso Cuaron, 135 mins.)

Winning director and writer Alfonso Cuarón  follows Cleo (Yalitza Aparicio), a young domestic worker for a family in the middle-class neighborhood of Roma in Mexico City. Delivering an artful love letter to the women who raised him, Cuarón draws on his own childhood to create a vivid and emotional portrait of domestic strife and social hierarchy amidst political turmoil of the 1970s.
Speaker: Maria Ospina, Associate Professor of Spanish, Wesleyan University

Sponsored by The Friends of the Russell Library and Connecticut Humanities.

Date:
Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Time:
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Location:
Hubbard Room
Categories:
  Adult  

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