International Film Club: El despertar de las hormigas (The Awakening of the Ants)
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Join Central Piedmont Community College's Levine Campus Director and advisor to the Central Piedmont Film Club for a showing of the film "El despertar de las hormigas" (The Awakening of the Ants) followed by a  Zoom Q&A with actress Daniela Valenciano!

Presented in partnership with Cinecasual.

Film Synopsis:  Isabel is a 28-year-old seamstress. She is a good mother, wife and daughter-in-law and she teaches that to her daughters. Her family insists she should have another child, a boy, and this pressure awakens her to a progressive, silent, and unavoidable rebellion.

Isabel es una costurera de 28 años. Es una buena madre, esposa y nuera, y eso le enseña a sus hijas. Su familia insiste en que debe tener otro hijo, un niño, y esta presión le despierta una rebelión progresista, silenciosa e inevitable. 

For a review of this Costa Rican film:

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Check back soon for details on how to see the film and join the discussion!

  • Tue. April 13 2021 at 6:30PM