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Medianeras

Film/Video

Images courtesy of IFC Films

Medianeras
Argentina Gustavo Taretto, 2011

Cinema Latino

Memorable stories from throughout Latin America come together in this enduring series.

Contemporary Screen

Films fresh from the international film festival circuit, area premieres, award winners, and recent audience favorites.... You'll find films you won't see anywhere else in central Ohio on the Contemporary Screen schedule.

Fri, Jan 6, 2012 7 PM

“Immensely likeable.… Audiences will swoon.”—Variety

A love letter to Buenos Aires, Medianeras (also known as Sidewalls) is a delightful and clever romantic comedy about modern living. A man and a woman, with much in common, both live on the same block but have somehow never met. The striking photography is mixed with animation and graphic art to show how urban chaos and new technologies can unite people but also keep them apart. The resulting film has been hailed as an homage to Woody Allen’s Manhattan merged with the charming visual stylishness of Michel Gondry. (96 mins., 35mm)

Join us for a reception with the Hispanic Chamber of Columbus featuring light hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar from 5:30 to 7 PM.

Cinema Latino is cosponsored by Hispanic Chamber of Columbus and Ohio State’s Center for Latin American Studies and Department of Spanish and Portuguese.

Man with a Movie Camera

Be here Monday, September 14 as Alloy Orchestra takes the stage in our Film/Video Theater to accompany a restoration of Dziga Vertov’s Man with a Movie Camera.

Clark

Join us Thursday, September 10 for a Next@Wex double bill featuring Tyondai Braxton and Clark, two innovators in the experimental electronica scene.