January 06, 2017 at Gene Siskel Film Center of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in Chicago.
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Join us for the Gene Siskel Center Movie Club on Wednesday, January 11th at 6:00pm, which will include a post-screening conversation and a complimentary beverage in Gene Siskel Film Center’s Gallery/Cafe (movie ticket required).
Guatemala’s second Oscar submission for Best Foreign Language film is a powerfully visualized narrative centereeeed on a 17-year-old Mayan peasant girl whose paretns have arranged an advantageous marriage to the plantation overseer. She prefers a young worker whom she hopes will take her to the U.S., but an unplanned pregnancy traps her between ancient superstitions and the depections fo the modern world. In Kaqchikel and Spanish with English subtitles. DCP digital.