NYC Ferry is Proud to be a Sponsor of Socrates Outdoor Cinema Screening "La Cienaga"
DetailsDate: August 14, 2019 iCal Start: 7:00 PM End: 9:00 PM
Socrates Sculpture Park (map)
32-01 Vernon Blvd
Long Island City, NY 11106
Socrates Outdoor Cinema Festival is back with La Cienaga. Take NYC Ferry’s Astoria to Socrates Sculpture to see this Film. Socrates offers a “public community space for enjoyment and celebration of many cultures, Outdoor Cinema international film festival is unique with its emphasis on foreign films, pre-movie music and dance performances, and cuisine from each film’s country of origin, (more about Socrates..)”
No RSVP required
Nightfall: Film begins
7PM: Cultural Performances & Food Offerings Enjoy the music of Los Peores del Tango. Food will be available for purchase on-site from vendor Kiya’s Delicias Argentinas! Nightfall: Film begins Directed by Lucrecia Martel 2001 / 102 mins Rated R Programmed by Film Forum
An astonishing debut film from Argentine writer/director Lucrecia Martel whose Zama was a recent major international success. There are shades of both Buñuel and Pinter in La Ciénaga (The Swamp), a densely atmospheric film whose sensibility balances precariously between black humor and palpable foreboding. Two large families – complete with middle-aged boozers, noisy children, oppressed servants and pets – spend a torpid summer in a faded resort town. Soon the rough-and-tumble domestic situation strains everyone’s nerves and repressed family mysteries are exposed as this long, hot summer threatens to erupt into violence. Graciela Borges plays the presiding matriarch, the first among equals in a brilliant ensemble cast.
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