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LOS ANGELES– Screening of EL NORTE (1983), panel with director-writer Gregory Nava, writer-producer Anna Thomas and actors Zaide Silvia Gutiérrez and David Villalpando

December 11, 2017 @ 11:30 am1:30 pm

$2 – $3

LOS ANGELES– Academy Film Archive restoration premiere of EL NORTE. 141 minutes.

Panelists: director-writer Gregory Navawriter-producer Anna Thomas and actors Zaide Silvia Gutiérrez and David Villalpando (schedules permitting).

Directed by Gregory Nava. Produced by Anna Thomas. Screenplay by Nava, Thomas.

Cast: Zaide Silvia Gutiérrez, David Villalpando, Ernesto Gómez Cruz, Alicia del Lago, Eraclio Zepeda, Stella Quan.

Oscar-nominated for its screenplay, Gregory Nava’s film depicts the journey of two teenaged siblings escaping persecution in Guatamala and heading North for a better life in the United States. Their odyssey to get across the border is arduous, and once they arrive, life remains a struggle. Both lyrical and harrowing, El Norte was one of the first films to address the plight of undocumented workers through their own eyes.

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This program is supported by California Humanities through a Humanities for All Project Grant.

PACIFIC STANDARD TIME: LA/LA: AT THE ACADEMY

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.

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Estreno de restauración realizada por el Academy Film Archive. 141 minutos.

Dirigida por Gregory Nava. Producida por Anna Thomas. Guión de Nava, Thomas.

Elenco: Zaide Silvia Gutiérrez, David Villalpando, Ernesto Gómez Cruz, Alicia del Lago, Eraclio Zepeda, Stella Quan.

Nominada por la Academia en la categoría de Mejor Guión, esta película de Gregory Nava explora la historia de dos jóvenes hermanos que escapan una conflictiva Guatemala viajando rumbo al norte en busca de una mejor vida en los EE.UU. El viaje se convierte en una ardua odisea que no termina al llegar a su destino. Lírica y estremecedora, El Norte fue una de las primeras películas estadounidenses que se enfocaron en explorar la vida de los trabajadores indocumentados desde una perspectiva personal.

Details

Date:
December 11, 2017
Time:
11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Cost:
$2 – $3
Website:
http://pstlala.oscars.org/event/el-norte-1983/

Venue

Samuel Goldwyn Theater
8949 Wilshire Boulevard
Beverly Hills, CA 90211 United States
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Website:
www.oscars.org/pstlala