Rehoboth Beach Film Society's Around The World series presents "Clandestine Childhood"

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Rehoboth Beach Film Society's Around The World series presents "Clandestine Childhood"

Time: December 4, 2013 from 7pm to 9pm
Location: Movies at Midway (upstairs screening room)
Street: Rte One, Midway Shopping Center
City/Town: Rehoboth Beach
Website or Map: http://www.rehobothfilm.com
Phone: 302-645-9095 x1
Event Type: film, and, discussion
Organized By: Rehoboth Beach Film Society
Latest Activity: Nov 11, 2013

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Event Description

For immediate release:

November 4, 2013

 

For more information, please contact:

Jamie Rousak

Education/ Outreach Coordinator

Rehoboth Beach Film Society

107 Truitt Ave. Rehoboth Beach, DE  19971

302-645-9095, ext. 2

outreach@rehobothfilm.com

 

The Rehoboth Beach Film Society, Lewes Public Library and Movies at Midway present “Clandestine Childhood” as December’s film for the Around the World series of critically acclaimed, international independent films. This film is Argentina’s submission in the 2013 Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film. The award-winning drama will screen on Wednesday, December 4th at 7:00 pm in the upstairs screening room at Movies at Midway. Admission to this film series is free and open to the public.

 

Set in Argentina of 1979, this historical film takes place during the period often referred to as the “Dirty War.” After years of exile, Juan and his family come back to Argentina under fake identities. Juan’s parents and his uncle Beto are members of the Montoneros Organization, which is fighting against the Military Junta that rules the country. Juan and his family are being tracked down relentlessly due to their political involvement and the threat of capture and death is constant. However, Juan's daily life is full of warmth and humor, and his friends at school know him as Ernesto, a name he must not forget in order to survive. This is a true story about militancy an undercover life, love and a clandestine childhood. Alan Scherstuhl of the Village voice writes the film is, “A charming, involving first feature, Clandestine Childhood muscles its familiar coming-of-age material into something more vibrant and urgent than the usual.” [2011, Argentina, Spain, Brazil. Runtime: 110 minutes. Not rated. Spanish with English subtitles]

 

For more information, please contact the Rehoboth Beach Film Society website at www.rehobothfilm.com, call the Film Society at 302-645-9095, ext. 1, or call the Lewes Public Library at 302-645-2733.

 

The mission of the RBFS is to promote the art of film and, through outreach initiatives, to entertain, educate, and enrich the cultural life of local and extended communities. The Film Society sponsors monthly screenings, special events, and the Rehoboth Beach Independent Film Festival (November 6-10, 2013). The Rehoboth Beach Film Society is funded, in part, by a grant from the Delaware Division of the Arts, a state agency dedicated to nurturing and supporting the arts in Delaware, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts. For more information on this series, other events, or to become a member, visit www.rehobothfilm.com, or call 645-9095.

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