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Consular Movie Club: Guatemalan Movie Selection

Updated: Oct 15, 2019

Wednesday, June 27th

6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

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The Consulate General of Mexico in Los Angeles is honored to invite you to become part of our new cinematographic project “Ciclo de Cine Consular” (Consular Movie Club), where we aim to promote international cinema to yours and our local communities. This program is an opportunity to strengthen ties between our communities and to build communication bridges among diverse nations, as well as, to manifest each unique expression of art through cinema.

The Consulate General of Guatemala is delighted to present the film GUATEMALA 1982


Adrian Morales goes to the town of Jiutiapa, after his father ordered him to do so. He had the task to pick up identification cards needed to carry arms. Colonel Fuentes, friend of his father, is who is given them. When he arrives to the town, Adrian is mistakenly identified as a guerrilla member and they hold him captive as a prisoner. He is then hooded and tortured in search for a confession about who and where the leader of the guerrilla is. Adrian does not return with the identifications. His brother and sister-in-law search for him. When they arrive to the town, they discover the chilling truth. Colonel Rodriguez believes in Adrian's innocence, creating an even bigger conflict within the military headquarters.

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