Discover the best new films from Latin America, handpicked just for you – we think you’ll love them! Screening at Dendy Opera Quays, Addison Road Picture House and PYT Fairfield from 6-15 September. We can’t wait to see you there!

Spider Thieves / Niñas Araña (Chile)

Saturday 15th Sept | 8:30 pm

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Inspired by actual events, Niñas Araña is a tongue in cheek commentary on dreams, class, and unfulfilled expectations in contemporary ChileSession details.

Home Team /  Mi Mundial (Uruguay)

Saturday 15 Sept | 6pm

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Based on the bestselling novel by Uruguayan soccer player Daniel Baldi, Mi Mundial offers a candid and touching look at how passion can lead one astraySession details.

Flexipass 3

Flexipass 3

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A Flexipass is a great way to see more for less at the festival! With a Flexi-3, you can see up to 3 sessions for a discounted rate, or bring a friend along. More Info

Spider Thieves / Niñas Araña (Chile)

Thursday 6th Sept | 6:15pm

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Inspired by actual events, Niñas Araña opens the 13th Sydney Latin American Film Festival with a tongue in cheek look at dreams, class, and unfulfilled expectations in contemporary Chile. Ticket price includes a bite + drink on arrival, film and fiesta at Cafe del Mar. A night not to be missed! Session details.

Liquid Truth / Aos Teus Olhos (Brazil)

Friday 7th Sept | 7pm

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Rubens is a charismatic and popular swimming coach accused in a “trial by social media” of inappropriate behaviour towards one of his students. His innocence is impossible to determine, but the consequences are all too real in this tension-filled drama. Session details.

Retablo (Peru)

Friday 7th Sept | 9pm

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Against the stunning backdrop of the Peruvian Andes, 14-­year ­old Segundo is set to follow his father’s footsteps in the art of retablo ­making. This coming­-of-­age story masterfully explores the weight of heritage, the boundaries of love, and the burdens of family expectations.  Session details.

Underdogs / Metegol (Argentina)

Saturday  8th Sept | 11am

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Join us for this fun-filled special event that includes games of street fútbol, traditional Latin American food and screening of beloved Argentinian classic Metegol! Session details.

La Familia (Venezuela)

Saturday 8th Sept | 6:30 pm

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The first Venezuelan film to ever be part of the Cannes Critics’ Week competition, this is an urgent look at life in Caracas through the eyes of a single father as his shaky bond with his son is testedSession details.

Killing Jesus / Matar a Jesús (Colombia)

Saturday 8th Sept | 7pm

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In Laura Mora’s semi-autobiographical debut, 22-year old Paula comes to terms with the death of her father as she begins an uneasy relationship with his murderer. Session details.

Vuelven / Tigers Are Not Afraid
(Mexico)

Saturday 8th Sept | 9pm

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This haunting and timely film tells the story of Estrella, an 11 years old whose mother disappears at the hands of a ruthless cartel. Counted among Guillermo Del Toro and Stephen King’s “must watch films” this is an unmissable selection from MexicoSession details.

Home Team /  Mi Mundial
(Uruguay)

Sunday 9th Sept | 6pm

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Based on the bestselling novel by Uruguayan soccer player Daniel Baldi, Mi Mundial offers a candid and touching look at how passion can lead one astray. Tito, a young soccer prodigy whose talent finds him playing semi­-professionally in Montevideo, faces challenging consequences.  Session details.

A Crack in the Wall / Las Grietas de Jara (Argentina)

Sunday 9th Sept | 8pm

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When the beautiful Leonor enters a Buenos Aires architect’s office seeking Nelson Jara, she unsettles a secret long thought buried. Based on the bestselling novel by Claudia Piñeiro, this stylish and suspenseful thriller will leave you guessing. Session details.

New Female Voices / Nuevas Voces Femeninas

Tuesday 11th Sept | 6:30 pm

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This collection of short films from Cuba, Mexico, Venezuela and Colombia range from the whacky to the whimsical, and showcase a new wave of Latin American female directors. Session details.

Get the weed / Misión no oficial
(Uruguay)

Tuesday 11th Sept | 8:30 pm

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In this hilarious mockumentary, President Jose Mujica (played by Pepe himself) orders a secret mission to find 50 tonnes of cannabis to supply Uruguay after its historic legalisationSession details.

Ruben Blades Is Not My Name / Yo no me llamo Ruben Blades (Panama)

Wednesday 12th Sept | 6:45 pm

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This unprecedented documentary takes us on an intimate tour of the life and career of the grammar winner, actor, lawyer, Panama Presidential Candidate and Latin American iconSession details.