Feminist Film Night: Fish Child/Niño Pez

10/01/2015 6:00 pm

Join our first Thursday Feminist Film Night this October with the 2009 thriller The Fish Child or Niño Pez. This Argentine film directed by Lucia Puenzo, based on her novel by the same nam, follows Lala and La Guayi on their tumultuous love affair. Join us for a night with this film and a discussion on the intersections of class, race and queerness in the movie.

Since it's Halloween month our potluck style will be spooky foods, so get as creative as you want!

Brief description of the film:
Lala (Inés Efron, who also starred in XXY) is an Argentinean girl from a wealthy family. She's desperately in love with the family's young live-in maid, La Guayi (singer Mariela Vitale, making her feature-film debut), and she's jealous of La Guayi's many other admirers. When Lala's politically active father, Bronté (Pep Munné), dies under mysterious circumstances, she runs off to La Guayi's remote hometown in Paraguay, hoping that her lover will follow.

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Event Location: 
The Coven, 4827 Wightman St, San Diego CA 92105