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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/ [1]

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 [2]

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 [3]

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 [4].

Links:
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[1] https://pragda.com/spanish-film-club/
[2] https://pragda.com/film/dont-call-son
[3] https://pragda.com/film/red-gringo
[4] http://www.pragda.com/


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