Aero Theatre
1328 Montana Avenue,
Santa Monica, CA 90403 Map
Sun, May 14, 2017
7:30pm
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STARRING EUROPE: NEW FILMS FROM THE EU 2017
THE OPEN DOOR

Presented by Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Poland, Spain and the American Cinematheque.

Diamond Sponsor: Bank of the West
Platinum Sponsors: BMW, Dream Racing, DWF
Gold Sponsor: Otto Nemenz

To view a one-page flyer for the Festival, click here.

Program begins with the Los Angeles premiere of “The Plumber” (2016, Belgium, 14 min. Dir. Méryl Fortunat-Rossi & Xavier Seron) This comedy about two voice actors who bond while working together on a porn film picked up the best Live-Action Short award at Les Magritte du cinéma in 2017.

Followed by:

THE OPEN DOOR
LA PUERTA ABIERTA
2016, 82 min, Spain, Dir: Marina Seresesky

Rosa is a middle-aged sex worker in Madrid whose neighbor, a Russian sex worker, overdoses, forcing the woman’s young daughter to seek refuge in Rosa’s apartment. This compelling drama took home the best screenplay prize at the Guadalajara International Film Festival. “An admirably abrasive by-women-for-women drama.” - Jonathan Holland, The Hollywood Reporter.


Feature in Spanish with English subtitles. | Screening format: DCP
Aero Theatre • Sun, May 14, 2017 • 7:30pm
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