The Future Speaks Spanglish!
Over three decades of oil drilling in the Ecuadorian Amazon, Chevron dumped more than 18 billion gallons of toxic wastewater into the rainforest, leaving local people suffering a wave of cancers, miscarriages and birth defects.
aluCine celebrates the launch of this year’s Hispanic Heritage Month with the 14th Annual aluCine Latin Film+Media Arts Festival, heating up Toronto for 10 days with a vibrant and festive explosion of Hispano American culture! The festival runs from April 3 - 12, 2014 featuring gallery installations, short and feature film programmes, performances, artists’ talks, panel discussions and workshops.
This year, aluCine will celebrate Mexico’s rich and vibrant culture, with a showcase of exciting, contemporary Latin-American cinema and media arts. Award-winning Mexican Director, Roberto Fiesco will kick off the festival in style, with his critically acclaimed film, Disrupted, which has been celebrated at various international festivals including Raindance Film Festival (Best Documentary), Guadalajara International Film Festival (Best Film) and Internacional de Cine de San Sebastián (Sebastian Award). Other programming highlights at this year’s aluCine include: an installation and artist talk by Toronto based artist, Alexandra Gelis; a screening of queer programming, headlined by the special screening of Sugar Cane/Cañaveral by local Director Samuel Lopez; the return of young audiences favourite “Shorts for Shorties”; and a sizzling new addition to Toronto's art scene, with the launch of an art gallery in the heart of St. Clair Ave.