Film Screenings

All film screenings presented at FUERZAfest are for mature audiences and free of charge.

Screening Location: Julia de Burgos Performance and Arts Center

1680 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10029

Sunday, May 15 | 2PM 

EL APEGO

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Argentina

102 min | 2021 | Spanish with English subtitles

 

Written and directed by: Valentín Javier Diment

Produced by:  Valentín Javier Diment y Vanesa Pagani

Cast: Jimena Anganuzzi, Lola Berthet, Germán de Silva, Marcela Guerty, Marta Haller, Andra Nussenbaum

 

SYNOPSIS: Two troubled women on the edge see their lives intertwined when they embark on a vicious crusade of revenge, fueled by shifting passions and haunting secrets.

SINOPSIS: Dos mujeres de personalidad perturbada se entrelazan en una extraña y peligrosa relación en que se alternan sentimientos, pasiones, erotismo y muerte.

Wednesday, May 18 | 6PM

PÓLVORA EN EL CORAZÓN

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Guatemala

87 min | 2020 | Spanish with English subtitles

 

Written and directed by: Camila Urrutia 

Produced by:  Curuxa Cinema

Cast: Andrea Henry, Vanessa Hernández, Mauricio González

 

Synopsis: Two naïve girlfriends have to make a radical decision on how to cope with the events of a fateful night: is violence the solution, or are there other ways?

Sinopsis: Una pareja de jóvenes ingenuas tienen que tomar una decisión radical sobre cómo hacer frente a los acontecimientos de una noche fatídica: ¿es la violencia la solución, o hay otros caminos?

Wednesday, May 18 | 8PM

PERFUME DE GARDENIAS

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Puerto Rico – Colombia

97 min | 2021 | Spanish with English subtitles

 

Written and directed by: Macha Colón 

Produced by: Arleen Cruz-Alicea 

Co-producers: Consuelo Castillo, Adriana Ángel Main 

Cast: Luz María Rondón, Sharon Riley, Katira María, Carmen Nydia Velázquez, Flor Joglar de Gracia, Milagros Ortíz, Abner Rivera  

 

Synopsis: After an elderly widow crafts a beautiful custom-made funeral for her husband, she gets enlisted to put her unusual talents to design customized, distinctive funerals for her ailing neighbors. 

Sinopsis: Después de que una viuda anciana viuda elabora un hermoso funeral hecho a medida para su esposo, se alista para poner sus talentos inusuales en el diseño de funerales personalizados y distintivos para sus vecinos enfermos. 

Thursday, May 19 | 7PM

CANDELA

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Dominican Republic

87 min | 2021 | Spanish with English subtitles

 

Directed by: Andrés Farías

Script: Andrés Farías / Laura Conyedo

Produced by: Pablo Lozano

Based on the novel by: Rey Andújar

Cast: César Domínguez, Sarah Jorge-León, Félix Germán

 

Synopsis: As a hurricane threatens the city of Santo Domingo, the murder of a young poet and drug dealer will intertwine the lives of a high-society woman, an alcoholic cop and a drag queen. 

Sinopsis: Mientras un huracán amenaza la ciudad de Santo Domingo, el asesinato de un joven poeta y narcotraficante entrelazará las vidas de una mujer de la alta sociedad, un policía alcohólico y una drag queen. 

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