If Amores Perros, then movies are its saving grace

The Copenhagen Post
April 3rd, 2016

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It was aperitivos all round at this year’s Latin American Film Festival at Valby Kino as guests tucked in before the main course: movies from all over the continent (all photos by Hasse Ferrold)


The screening of Venezuelan film ‘La Casa del fin de los tiempos’ was a popular one with the diplomatic corps. Among the guests were (left-right) Bolivian ambassador Juan Pablo Chain, Cuban ambassador Yiliam Sardinas Gomez, Venezuelan ambassador Aura de Ortiz, Nepalese ambassador Mukti Nath Bhatta and Macedonian ambassador Naim Memeti


Brazilian ambassador Carlos Paranhos (right) was joined by guests that included Chilean ambassador Flavio Tarsetti Quezada (left) for his screening of ‘Villa Lobos’


Among those in attendance at the screening of the Mexican film ‘Distancias Cortas’ were Casa Latinoamerica president Gerardo Herbert Pinto (left) and María Victoria Romero Caballero (centre), the cultural attaché at the Mexican Embassy


It would not have been a Mexican occasion without plenty of its beer


Not to be outdone Venezuela laid on the red wine


But they hadn’t banked on the imperious Malbec of Argentina at its screening of ‘Revolución El cruce de los Andes’



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