My Straight Son (Azul y no tan Rosa) @ Film Society's LatinBeat

July 1, 2014

THURSDAY, JULY 17 3:30 PM
SATURDAY, JULY 19 8:30 PM

 

 

 

THE FILM SOCIETY OF LINCOLN CENTER'S WALTER READE THEATER - 165 W. 65th ST

 

Venezuelan director Miguel Ferrari’s film won a Goya for Best Iberoamerican Film. The first for a Venezuelan filrm, it now premieres in New York this July at Latinbeat, the prestigious film showcase part of the Film Society of Lincoln Center. Maravilla is pleased to invite the New York public to the New York Premiere of Azul y no tan Rosa.  SUBSCRIBE to receive discounted ticket-price for Maravilla members. 

 

Miguel Ferrari Venezuela | Spanish with English subtitles | 113 minutes

 

Famous telenovela actor Miguel Ferrari’s debut feature, which won Best Iberoamerican Film at this year’s Goya Awards (the Spanish Oscars), is the first Venezuelan film to openly deal with gay and transgender issues—still mostly taboo in the country. While telling the story of the romantic relationship between a fashion photographer (Guillermo García) a handsome surgeon (Sócrates Serrano), the film also explores with great panache and lots of heart an array of other topics, including teenage love, homophobia, and what it’s like to be a gay parent to an estranged teenage son. Proudly sentimental and reminiscent of Almodóvar’s early melodramas but also taut, polished, and sexy, My Straight Son features performances by many of Venezuela’s TV personalities.

 

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