Adults Summer Reading,

World Cinema Adventure: Guaraní

Tuesday, August 27 • 5:30pm

This summer, travel the world from the comfort of your library! We’ll visit four countries throughout July and August, watching a film and enjoying snacks from each.

No registration required, meet in the Community Room. These films are not rated and may be suitable for adults only. Can’t make it in person? Find this movie, and many others from around the world on Kanopy.com. Streaming cinema, documentaries, and education are all FREE with your library card.

 

Guaraní from Argentina

 

Part road movie set among spectacular landscapes, and part coming-of-age drama, the film portrays two generations of Paraguayans whose views of the world seem centuries apart.

Fisherman Atilio travels with his 14 year-old granddaughter Lara to Buenos Aires. His great desire is to transmit the Guaraní (an indigenous people) culture. When he discovers that Lara’s mother, Helena, is pregnant, he decides to go on a long journey with the aim to convince Helena to give birth in the Guarani land…

2015 1hr 24min

Genre: Drama