Friday Film Fiesta

Organized by film scholar Oscar Gonzalez-Barretto

A monthly film screening program featuring movies in Spanish and English. Free and open to the public.

Friday Film Fiesta Winter - Spring 2018 series presents films that deal with Cross-cultural Borders.


Upcoming films:


February 9th, 7:30 p.m.

Rosario Tijeras (Colombia, 2005)

Directed by Emilio Maille

Medellín, 1989. Antonio brings Rosario to the hospital; she's shot, bleeding badly. Flashbacks, mixed with Antonio's wait at the hospital during her surgery, tell the story: Antonio and Emilio are friends; Emilio attracts women, but is never serious about any until he meets Rosario, who has a mysterious connection to the underworld.

In Spanish with English subtitles


March 2nd, 7:30 p.m.

Princesas (Spain / Dominican Republic, 2005)

Directed by Fernando León Aranoa

The princesas in the film are two prostitutes: Caye, a Spaniard who is hiding her profession from her family, and Zulema, who is saving money to send to her family in the Dominican Republic. The two women ply their trade on the streets of Madrid.

In Spanish with English subtitles


May 4th, 7:30 p.m.

The Edge of Heaven (Germany, 2007)

Directed by Fatih Akin

 A Turkish man living in Germany travels to Istanbul to find the daughter of his father's former girlfriend.

In German with English subtitles

ID Studio Theater

311 E 140th St, Bronx, NY 10454