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	FATHER’S DAY IS JUST AROUND THE CORNER AND PRAGDA HAS A WONDERFUL
COLLECTION OF FILMS THAT DEAL WITH THE THEME OF FATHERHOOD.  

	YOU CAN NOW PURCHASE ANY OF THESE TITLES AND GET A SECOND ONE FREE!

USE THE CODE ¨FATHER¨ AT CHECKOUT. Offer valid until June 19, 2015.

	COWS WEARING GLASSES
Alex Santiago Pérez / Puerto Rico / 2014 / 90 min / Spanish with
English subtitles
Directed by one of the most talented rising filmmakers coming out of
the new wave of Puerto Rican cinema, COWS WEARING GLASSES uses a
subtle sense of humor to touch upon issues of aging. Marso, a lonely,
eccentric painter and art professor, is losing his sight. As the world
he knew comes to an end, he is now forced to re-examine an existence
filled with professional successes but unsatisfying personal
relationships - including the one with his only daughter. Learn more
and order the film at http://pragda.com/films/cows-wearing-glasses
[1]. 

	“[A] playful commentary on serious issues of creativity and their
relevance in life.” – Eduardo Navas, THE HUFFINGTON POST 

	FATHER’S CHAIR
Luciano Moura / Brazil / 2013 / 93 min / Portuguese with English
subtitles
Theo is a successful doctor in the wealthy suburbs of São Paulo.
Having always put his job before his family, he is a failure as both a
father and a husband. But when his 15-year-old son disappears, Theo
goes to great lengths not only to find his son, but to rediscover
himself. Rambling through the São Paulo nights cape, from shiny new
suburbs to shantytown slums, first-time director Luciano Moura makes
every peregrination and random encounter a fresh adventure in this
quirky crowd pleaser produced by CITY OF GOD's director Fernando
Meirelles and headlined by Brazilian screen superstar Wagner Moura.
Learn more and order the film at http://pragda.com/films/fathers-chair
[2] 

	“A road trip into the depths of humanity.” – SUNDANCE INSTITUTE


	CLANDESTINE CHILDHOOD
Benjamin Ávila / Argentina, Spain, Brazil / 2013 / 110 min / Spanish
with English subtitles
Argentina, 1979. After years of exile, twelve-year-old Juan and his
family come back to Argentina under fake identities. His parents are
members of the Montoneros Organization, which is fighting against the
Military Junta that rules the country. Because of their political
activities they are tracked down relentlessly, and the threat of
capture, and even death, is constant. However, Juan’s daily life is
also full of warmth and humor, and he quickly integrates into his new
environment. An earnestly heartfelt cine-memoir based on the
director’s own tragic early life, CLANDESTINE CHILDHOOD was
Argentina’s submission for the 2013 Best Foreign-Language Academy
Award. Learn more and order the film at
http://pragda.com/films/clandestine-childhood [3] 

	“Seductive! An intimate, richly tactile and impressionistic picture
of a once-upon-a-time in childhood.” – Manohla Dargis, NEW YORK
TIMES 

	THE DELAY
Rodrigo Plá / Uruguay, Mexico, France / 2012 / 84 min / Spanish with
English subtitles
Selected as Uruguay’s entry for the 2013 Academy Awards, THE DELAY
highlights the intense, painful ambivalence of family responsibility.
María lives with her three school-age children and 80-year-old
father, Agustín. It’s clearly a struggle for her to make ends meet
and to juggle all of her commitments. Agustín has periods of
lucidity, but his mental deterioration is such that Maria explores the
possibility of his either living with another relative or moving into
some kind of care facility. When both of these options seem imposible,
María makes a drastic decision. Learn more and order the film at
http://pragda.com/films/the-delay [4] 

	“A wonderful lesson in humanity that leaves you shaken.” – LE
MONDE 

	WITH MY HEART IN YAMBO
María Fernanda Restrepo / Ecuador / 2012 / 137 min / Spanish with
English subtitles
In 1988, when director María Fernanda Restrepo was only 10 years old,
her life changed in the cruelest of ways: her two brothers—then 14
and 17—vanished without a trace. Only later did the family learn
that the boys had been illegally detained, tortured, and murdered by
the Ecuadorean police. Now, decades later, with her brothers’
remains still missing, Restrepo embarks on the painful journey of
recounting her family’s story. The film portrays one of the darkest
political episodes in Ecuador and provides an insider’s look to the
recent history of this country. Learn more and order the film at
http://pragda.com/films/with-my-heart-in-yambo [5] 

	“An intimate picture of the effect of the disappearance on the
family.” – Irene Caselli, BBC 

	FOR MORE TITLES VISIT http://pragda.com/films [6]
For questions, email [log in to unmask] [7] or call United States
(718) 473-0647.  

	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 about Pragda, visit
www.pragda.com [8].

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[1] http://pragda.com/films/cows-wearing-glasses
[2] http://pragda.com/films/fathers-chair
[3] http://pragda.com/films/clandestine-childhood
[4] http://pragdacom/films/the-delay
[5] http://pragda.com/films/with-my-heart-in-yambo
[6] http://pragda.com/films
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[8] http://www.pragda.com/


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