Spanish Film Club (PRAGDA): Funding Available for the Organization of Ibero American Film Festivals on Campus

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FUNDING AVAILABLE FOR THE ORGANIZATION OF FILM FESTIVALS

APPLY BY OCTOBER 15, 2017

SPANISH FILM CLUB (SFC) offers grants to bring a selective roster of relevant and awe-inspiring Latin American and Spanish productions to campuses across North America and abroad. Brighten up your semester by engaging your school community with an unforgettable and impactful Film Festival! More info at: https://pragda.com/spanish-film-club/

HOW IT WORKS

• Grants cover up to 50% of the festival costs
• Universities screen 5 films or more in 8 weeks
• Deadline: October 15, 2017
• More than 50 Award-winning titles from +21 countries
• Virtual Q&As with filmmakers
• Study Guides available - NEW!
• 150+ universities participating so far!

 

2017-2018 FILM LINE-UP

NERUDA (Chile) - OSCAR SUBMISSION!
“A captivatingly original literary chase thriller.” – LOS ANGELES TIMES

More info at: https://pragda.com/film/neruda

DON’T CALL ME SON (Brazil)
“A humane portrait of teenage angst, as attuned to class as it is to gender and sexuality.” – FILM COMMENT

More info at: https://pragda.com/film/dont-call-son

TRUMAN (Spain, Argentina)
“Tackles complex issues in a refreshingly straightforward, downbeat way.” – THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

More info at: https://pragda.com/film/truman

SEALED CARGO (Bolivia) - OSCAR SUBMISSION!
“Speaks to urgent matters of environmental protection and the rights of indigenous peoples.” – CANADIAN FILM INSTITUTE

More info at: https://pragda.com/film/sealed-cargo

THE COMPANION (Cuba) - OSCAR SUBMISSION!
“One of the darkest episodes of the Cuban Revolution.” – EL CAIMAN CUADERNOS DE CINE

More info at: https://pragda.com/film/the-companion

TEMPESTAD (Mexico) - OSCAR SUBMISSION!
“***1/2 A deeply disturbing film featuring case studies that display no regard for human life and dignity, this is highly recommended.” – VIDEOLIBRARIAN

More info at: https://pragda.com/film/tempest

THE EMPTY CLASSROOM (Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, Uruguay, El Salvador)
“The story of the educational crisis in Latin America.” – INTER-AMERICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK

More info at: https://pragda.com/film/empty-classroom

THE TENTH MAN (Argentina)
“A teasing parable about fathers and sons and the power of faith” – THE NEW YORK TIMES

More info at: https://pragda.com/film/the-tenth-man

EL AMPARO (Venezuela)
“The kind of story of injustice that always needs telling.” – THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

More info at: https://pragda.com/film/el-amparo

PANAMA CANAL STORIES (Panama)
“Uncover the history of the Panama Canal.” – INDIEWIRE

More info at: https://pragda.com/film/panama-canal-stories

RED GRINGO (Chile)
“*** A fascinating tribute to an idiosyncratic artist, this is recommended. – VIDEOLIBRARIAN

More info at: https://pragda.com/film/red-gringo

Additional films available at https://pragda.com/spanish-film-club/


WHAT UNIVERSITIES SAY

“PRICELESS.” – The Australian National University
“SFC OFFERS A RICH AND WORTHWHILE OPPORTUNITY FOR UNIVERSITY COMMUNITIES.” – Kenyon College
“A DEFINITE SUCCESS!” – The Johns Hopkins University


ABOUT PRAGDA
PRAGDA is a cultural initiative that specializes in offering Latin American and Spanish films of educational interest for students, instructors and librarians. To learn more, visit www.pragda.com.