Instituto Cervantes Book Club

10-11:30 am

The Instituto Cervantes Book Club meets twice a month to talk about that month’s selected book.
Book for December: A flor de piel by Javier Moro

Pre-registration for the Instituto Cervantes Book Club is required.
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Instituto Cervantes Book Club

10-11:30 am

The Instituto Cervantes Book Club meets twice a month to talk about that month’s selected book.
Book for December: A flor de piel by Javier Moro

Pre-registration for the Instituto Cervantes Book Club is required.
More information.

Instituto Cervantes Book Club

10-11:30 am

The Instituto Cervantes Book Club meets twice a month to talk about that month’s selected book.
Book for November: Ni siquiera los muertos, Juan Gómez Bárcena

Pre-registration for the Instituto Cervantes Book Club is required.
More information.

Instituto Cervantes Book Club

10-11:30 am

The Instituto Cervantes Book Club meets twice a month to talk about that month’s selected book.
Book for November: Ni siquiera los muertos, Juan Gómez Bárcena

Pre-registration for the Instituto Cervantes Book Club is required.
More information.

Film: LGTBI+ en línea: En la azotea

12 pm (available for 48 hours)
Instituto Cervantes Vimeo Channel Here

Instituto Cervantes Albuquerque presents LGTBI+ en línea, an online showcase of short subjects, both feature films and documentaries, by Spanish, Colombian, and Mexican filmmakers showcasing the individuality and creativity demonstrated in the exploration of distinct sexual identities. It is presented in collaboration with the National Hispanic Cultural Center as part of the Bank of America Free Film Series.

In Damià Serra Cauchetiez’ short feature film, it is summer, and Adrián and his friends, all 12 years old, ascend a partially constructed building every evening to see a girl sunbathing nude in the next block.  What Adrián’s friends do not know is that he is not interested in the girl, but in a boy.  2016; Spanish with English subtitles; 11 minutes; not recommended for children under 7.

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Film: LGTBI+ en línea: Visibles

12 pm (available for 48 hours)
Instituto Cervantes Vimeo Channel Here

Instituto Cervantes Albuquerque presents LGTBI+ en línea, an online showcase of short subjects, both feature films and documentaries, by Spanish, Colombian, and Mexican filmmakers showcasing the individuality and creativity demonstrated in the exploration of distinct sexual identities. It is presented in collaboration with the National Hispanic Cultural Center as part of the Bank of America Free Film Series.

Society has created a stereotype of the LGTBI community, in which its members, fashionable and wealthy, always have fun and never grow older than 40.  Enrique Rey Monzón’s short documentary seeks to dispel this image, which leaves out older members of the community who need to find their own place in society and their own path to aging.  2018; Spanish with English subtitles; 19 minutes; rated G.

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Instituto Cervantes Book Club

10-11:30 am

The Instituto Cervantes Book Club meets twice a month to talk about that month’s selected book.
Book for October: Un mar violeta oscuro, Ayanta Barilli.

Pre-registration for the Instituto Cervantes Book Club is required.
More information.

Film: LGTBI+ en línea: El niño que quería volar

12 pm (available for 48 hours)
Instituto Cervantes Vimeo Channel Here

Instituto Cervantes Albuquerque presents LGTBI+ en línea, an online showcase of short subjects, both feature films and documentaries, by Spanish, Colombian, and Mexican filmmakers showcasing the individuality and creativity demonstrated in the exploration of distinct sexual identities. It is presented in collaboration with the National Hispanic Cultural Center as part of the Bank of America Free Film Series.

In Madrid during the 1980s, five-year-old Ivan is confronted with the birth of a younger brother.  His sister is his father’s favorite, and the new baby is his mother’s favorite.  Jorge Muriel Mencia’s short feature film poses the questions of what Ivan’s place is in this new situation, and what if he could fly and escape?  2018; Spanish with English subtitles; 20 minutes; not recommended for children under 12.

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Film: LGTBI+ en línea: Piscina

12 pm (available for 48 hours)
Instituto Cervantes Vimeo Channel Here

Instituto Cervantes Albuquerque presents LGTBI+ en línea, an online showcase of short subjects, both feature films and documentaries, by Spanish, Colombian, and Mexican filmmakers showcasing the individuality and creativity demonstrated in the exploration of distinct sexual identities. It is presented in collaboration with the National Hispanic Cultural Center as part of the Bank of America Free Film Series.

Carlos Ruano’s short feature film Piscina is a story of two boys from the barrio who have been friends for their entire lives. Like so many others, Santi and Jota are not in school and are not working; they spend their time drinking in the park and discussing the relative attractiveness of the girls they know.  But it seems that something is preoccupying Jota…. 2017; Spanish with English subtitles; 9 minutes; not rated.

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Film: LGTBI+ en línea: Princesa de hielo

12 pm (available for 48 hours)
Instituto Cervantes Vimeo Channel Here

Instituto Cervantes Albuquerque presents LGTBI+ en línea, an online showcase of short subjects, both feature films and documentaries, by Spanish, Colombian, and Mexican filmmakers showcasing the individuality and creativity demonstrated in the exploration of distinct sexual identities. It is presented in collaboration with the National Hispanic Cultural Center as part of the Bank of America Free Film Series.

In Pablo Guerrero’s short feature film Princesa de hielo, a young boy’s parents read the letter that he has written to Los Reyes Magos on the eve of Three Kings’ Day.  A very special gift request on his list will test their convictions, as well as their love for their son.  Spanish with English subtitles; 16 minutes; not rated.

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