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Wednesday Watching
Wednesday Watching

Wed, Jun 05

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The Jamii Hub

Wednesday Watching

Led by Jessica Zepeda June 5: The Room of Bones June 12: Ixcanul June 19: La Cachada: The Opportunity

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Jun 05, 2024, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

The Jamii Hub, 264 The Esplanade, Toronto, ON M5A 4J6, Canada

About the Event

FREE | ALL AGES*

JUNE 5:

Screening: "The Room of Bones" (El cuarto de los huesos)

Directed by Marcela Zamorra Chamorro | Mexico/El Salvador | 2015 | 61 minutes

A film that follows the passage of four mothers in the Institute for Legal Medicine as they search for their children’s remains in the midst of three decades of social violence in El Salvador.

Also check out upcoming Wednesday Watching sessions in June!

JUNE 12:

Screening: "Ixcanul"

Directed by Jayro Bustamante | Guatemala | 2015 | 93 minutes

María, a seventeen-year-old Mayan (Kaqchikel) girl, lives on the slopes of an active volcano in Guatemala. An arranged marriage awaits her, but her suitor must first spend months working in the city. It is a world María knows nothing of, but is forced to grapple with when problems arise.

JUNE 19:

Screening: "Cachada: The Opportunity"   Directed by Marlén Viñayo | El Salvador | 2019 | 80 minutes

Five Salvadoran women take to the stage to tell their stories about being poor, single moms and working as street vendors.

*Under 12 need to accompanied by an adult.

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