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THE RARE PERFECTION OF LUCRECIA MARTEL

May 8 - 10 at the Trylon

Martel’s films are demanding and deeply intellectual, yet approachable. Film critic David Oubiña has called her work “a rare perfection.” Presented here are two of her finest features, which follow women in the provincial northern Argentina town of Salta and blend the personal and the political.

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Upcoming Films in this Series

Starts Fri, May 8

LA CIÉNAGA

(2001, 35mm, 101m, Spanish w/ English subtitles) w/Mercedes Morán, Graciela Borges, Martin Adjemiàn. A bourgeois Argentine family escapes the summer heat at a dilapidated country estate, where their dysfunction comes to the fore. This meticulously crafted vision of social decay put Martel on the map. FRI 7:00 SAT 9:00 SUN 3:00

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Starts Fri, May 8

THE HEADLESS WOMAN

(2008, DCP, 87m, Spanish w/ English subtitles) w/María Onetto, Claudia Cantero, Inés Efron. Vero (Onetto) is distracted while driving along a deserted road and hits something, but can’t tell if it’s a person or an animal. Overcome by guilt, she spirals into paranoia. FRI 9:00 SAT 7:00 SUN 5:00

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