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Be advised of sell outs due to lowered theater capacity. Advance tickets highly recommended for all showtimes.

Sept 30 – Oct 6, 2016

Ixcanul

Dir. Jayro Bustamante Guatemala 91 min Not Rated

2015 Kino Lorber

In Spanish & Kaqchikel with English subtitles

Back by popular demand after a sold-out Cinemateca 2016 screening!

The brilliant debut by Guatemalan filmmaker Jayro Bustamante is a mesmerizing fusion of fact and fable, a dreamlike depiction of the daily lives of Kaqchikel-speaking Mayans on a coffee plantation at the base of an active volcano. Immersing us in its characters’ customs and beliefs, Ixcanul chronicles with unblinking realism, a disappearing tradition and a disappearing people. Guatemala; 93 min.

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Ixcanul  2015

Dirigido por Jayro Bustamante.

El brillante debut del cineasta guatemalteco Jayro Bustamante es un una fusión fascinante de la realidad y ficción, una representación soñadora de la vida cotidiana de los mayas en una plantación de café de habla kaqchikel en la base de un volcán activo. Sumergiéndonos en las costumbres y creencias de sus personajes, Ixcanul narra con realismo imperturbable, una tradición y un pueblo que se está desapareciendo. Guatemala; 93 minutos.

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