NEW ON DVD: My Time Will Come and Those Three!

MY TIME WILL COME from Ecuador and THOSE THREE from Iran Available March 29th!

The Global Film Initiative is pleased to announce the DVD release of two new films from the Global Lens film series:

Dir. Víctor Arregui
Ecuador, 2008, 90 minutes
Spanish, with subtitles in English
A moody, Altman-esque portrait of five intertwined lives in Quito, hailed by the Museum of Modern Art as a “brooding, poignant film…a poetic ode to Ecuador’s capital city.” Official Selection of the AFI Latin American Film Festival and the Miami and Locarno International Film Festivals.

Dir. Naghi Nemati
Iran, 2007, 80 minutes
Farsi and Turkish, with subtitles in English
A stark and surrealist epic about three army deserters who escape into the barren, snow-swept mountains of Iran. According to Screen Daily, “This austerely shot existential odyssey … seems tailor-made to illustrate Fellini’s claim that ‘cinema uses the language of dreams.’” Awarded the NETPAC Award at the Locarno International Film Festival.

Other recent DVD releases from the Global Film Initiative:

Dir. Sandra Kogut
Brazil, 2007, 86 minutes
Portuguese, with subtitles in English
Burdened by his parents’ unhappy marriage and father’s abuse, a young boy in rural Brazil grapples with his disintegrating family and uncertainties of the adult world. Awarded Best Film at the Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival.

Dir. Sandra Gugliotta
Argentina, 2007, 80 minutes
Spanish, with subtitles in English
A woman searching for her missing husband in remote Patagonia encounters a man who appears to be her spouse, but has another name, another wife and another life. Official Selection of the Pavilion Cinemas du Sud and the Palm Springs International Film Festival.

Upcoming DVD releases from the Global Film Initiative:

Dir. Alejandro Gerber Bicecci
Mexico, 2009, 117 minutes
Spanish, with subtitles in English
After years of separation, three boyhood friends reunite in Mexico City to overcome a tragedy that scarred their neighborhood, and childhood, years before. Recipient of the Jury Prize at the Marrakech International Film Festival.

Dir. Josué Méndez
Peru, 2008, 91 minutes
Spanish, with subtitles in English
A wealthy industrialist’s working-class fiancée plunges into the extravagance of her lavish new life as her future stepchildren self-destruct in a series of desperate attempts to escape their privileged upbringing. Awarded Best Film at the Biarritz International Film Festival.

All profits from the Global Lens film series support international filmmaker grants, educational programming and resources, touring film exhibitions and other philanthropic initiatives and programs sponsored by the Global Film Initiative.

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