The Center for Latin American and Carribbean Studies is proud to support The Cinema Tropical Collection's, online screening of Everything Else/Todo Lo Demás (2016) followed by a Q&A with the filmmaker, Natalia Almada.
About the Film:
(Mexico, 2016, 72 min. In Spanish with English subtitles)
Selected as one of the best films of the year (Amy Taubin, Artforum), and winner of the Golden Gate Award for Best Film at the San Francisco Film Festival, Everything Else stars Academy Award–nominated actress Adriana Barraza (Amores Perros, Babel) as Doña Flor, a 63-year-old bureaucrat living in Mexico City.
Natalia Almada's debut fiction film explores the interior life of Doña Flor as she awakens from her bureaucratic malaise and yearns to become visible again. Inspired by Hannah Arendt’s idea that bureaucratic dehumanization is a brutal form of violence, the story ultimately becomes a mesmerizing contemplation on solitude.
“Adriana Barraza gives a masterful performance.”
—Eric Kohn, IndieWire
About The Cinema Tropical Collection:
A new and exciting initiative that makes select Latin American films available digitally for the first time ever. Combining the format of a curated online film series with virtual Q&As with the directors, plus VOD distribution, The Cinema Tropical Collection will present U.S. and international audiences with meaningful and relevant Latin American films in their world digital premiere.