20 May Sunday

DOWNTOWN INDEPENDENT PRESENTS: “ARAYA” (1959)

May 20, 2018
07:00PM - 12:00AM
Los Angeles | Downtown Independent
DOWNTOWN INDEPENDENT PRESENTS: “ARAYA” (1959)
May 20, 2018
Los Angeles / Downtown Independent
The restoration of Margot Benacerraf's brilliant film "Araya" is a landmark in cinema history. The film was hailed as a masterpiece of poetic cinema and a forerunner of feminist Latina cinema. Benacerraf has described the film as "a cinematic narration based on script writing rather than a spontaneous action, a feature documentary, the opposite of Italian neorealism."

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