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Cinema Tropical presents winner of the Grand Jury Prize for Best Film, “Plants”

This week Cinema Tropical has two special New York City premieres from Chile and from Brazil!

Cinema Tropical is presenting the local premiere of the winner of the Grand Jury Prize for Best Film at the Berlinale’s Generation 14+, the Chilean Plants. The debut feature by Roberto Doveris, “a sexually souped-up teen psycho-thriller…an original coming-of-age tale laced with pop culture” (Variety), screens this Thursday, December 14 as part of their ongoing series ‘If You Can Screen It There’ at Anthology Film Archives.

Next Friday, December 15, they’ll be presenting for the first time in New York City, the Brazilian film Elis, the acclaimed biopic on Elis Regina, the greatest Brazilian singer of all time. Hugo Prata’s film was the winner of eight statues at the 2017 Brazilian Academy of Cinema Awards, and will be screened as part of their popular Music+Film: Brazil series at Symphony Space.

NYU Cantor Film Center is holding a special screening of Haiti’s first submission to the Oscars, Ayiti Mon Amour. The director Guetty Felin will be in attendance for a Q&A post-screening.


CINEMA TROPICAL SCREENINGS:
– Plants Website
 Elis Website

OTHER SCREENINGS AND EVENTS:
– Twenty Years Later Website
– Ayiti Mon Amour Website
– No Dress Code Required Website
– ‘African Diaspora International Film Festival’ Website
– Nostalgia for the Light Website
– Rostros de paz Website

THEATRICAL RELEASES:
 The Shape of Water Website
– Coco Website
– Ferdinand Website

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