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FIDAAC at the Vancouver Public Library

Colombia, 2014

IMPORTANT DATE CHANGE: This event is taking place on Thursday, Sept 10, NOT on Sept 11 as published in the Program Guide. We apologize for this error.

The third edition of FIDAAC, the Travelling Colombian Media Arts Festival (Festival Itinerante de Artes Audiovisuales Colombianas) will be taking place at the 13th Vancouver Latin American Film Festival.

FIDAAC develops activities in Colombia and travels to other countries to promote Colombian cinema. In its prior editions, it was hosted at the Bordeaux International Independent Film Festival in France (2013) and in Vilnius, Lithuania (2014).

FIDAAC offers the public a journey through the past, present and future of Colombian cinema by showcasing feature-length films, short films and music video clips.

FIDAAC at the Vancouver Public Library

VPL - Central Library (Alice MacKay Room)
Free Admission 

In honour of Gabriel García Márquez, FIDAAC presents a screening of the surrealist short film, The Blue Lobster, followed by a conference on Gabriel García Márquez led by Jon Beasley-Murray (Associate Professor in the Department of French, Hispanic, and Italian studies at the University of British Columbia).

The Blue Lobster (La langosta azul)
Colombia, 1954
Silent / 29 min
Directors: Alvaro Cepeda Samudio, Gabriel García Márquez, Enrique Grau Araújo, Luis Vicens.

Admission is on a first-come, first-seated basis. Doors open 30 minutes prior to event time.

7:00 pm|Vancouver Public Library (VPL)
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