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BEVERLY HILLS– PAN’S LABYRINTH (2006)
October 30, 2017 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm$3 – $5
BEVERLY HILLS– Screening of Academy Film Archive 35mm print. 112 minutes.
Panelists: producer Bertha Navarro*, cinematographer Guillermo Navarro (schedules permitting).
Written and directed by Guillermo del Toro. Produced by del Toro, Bertha Navarro, Alfonso Cuarón, Frida Torresblanco, Alvaro Augustín.
Cast: Sergi López, Maribel Verdú, Ivana Baquero, Alex Angulo, Doug Jones.
Guillermo del Toro weaves together horror, fantasy, political parable and family drama in a film that won three Academy Awards, including Art Direction and Cinematography, and was nominated for three more, including Best Foreign Language Film. Lush and riveting, the film explores the effects of a bloody civil war on not only adults and soldiers, but on families and children. As a young girl named Ofelia enters a fantasy world that thrusts her into an epic battle between good and evil, the adults in her real world attempt to outwit her stepfather, a sadistic officer in Franco’s army. We see del Toro’s ability to show these extraordinary tales, as his craftsmanship is on full display: the richness of his visual imagery communicates the darkness of life in the aftermath of war in contrast with the lushness of myth and fantasy.
FROM LATIN AMERICA TO HOLLYWOOD: LATINO FILM CULTURE IN LOS ANGELES 1967-2017 is a series of film screenings and filmmaker conversations, film restorations, online content, educational initiatives, and a publication exploring the shared influences of Latino and Latin American filmmakers and the work they created or presented in Los Angeles during the past half-century. This series is part of Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, a far-reaching and ambitious exploration of Latin American and Latino art in dialogue with Los Angeles. Led by the Getty, Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA is the latest collaborative effort from arts institutions across Southern California.
This project was supported in part by California Humanities’ Humanities for All Project Grant. To learn more about Humanities for All Project Grants, please visit our webpage here.