The hard-hitting films in Love & Anarchy’s selection of Latin American cinema take us to the heart of the war machine, a grief-tinged family party, roads flashing by, and a crumbling castle.
Films in theme
In the fascinatingly genre-bending Argentine drama, a former service worker lives with her daughter in a decaying mansion she inherited from her employer.
A shy and somewhat lonely hotel cleaner in Mexico City dreams of working in higher floors and getting to home on time.
It has been the Chilean journalist Augusto Góngora’s job to remember, when the establishment would rather forget. But now he has Alzheimer’s disease.
The film about a young man going into army training is a brutal and sharp depiction of the military, which does not care about young people, despite promising otherwise.
The lingering adventure film follows a group of delinquents on a journey through the Colombian desert, after a plot of land and gold.
A rising star of Mexican cinema, Lila Avilés' second feature film tells a fragile story of a birthday party where death comes very near.