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LA VERTIENTE / ESCRIBEME POSTALES A COPACABANA - FRIENDS OF BOLIVIA Charity Fundraiser Double Bill Screening

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Friends of Bolivia are proud to present a double bill of Bolivian films in celebration of Bolivian Mother’s Day on Saturday 25th May 2019

LA VERTIENTE (THE SPRINGFALL)

a film by a film by JORGE RUIZ.
this film is in black and white and was released in 1958

Doors: 12:30 - Film: 13:30

La Vertiente tells the story of the struggle of a community in the Amazon to gain access to drinking water, intertwined with a romance between a teacher from La Paz and a caiman hunter from Rurrenabaque. The director Jorge Ruiz uses a historical fact to relate a love story.

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ESCRIBEME POSTALES A COPACABANA
(WRITE ME POSTCARDS TO COPACABANA)

a film by a film by Thomas Kronthaler.
this film was released in 2009

Doors 15:00 - Film: 15:30

Alfonsina lives in Copacabana, a small town by the lake Titicaca. Together with her best friend Tere, Alfonsina has vowed to leave this boring place in order to see the world. But until the girls are ready to do so, they collect postcards from countries all over the world. The arrival of a student from Munich and a businessman from La Paz marks the beginning of their final days together.

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Both films in Spanish with English subtitles


We are very proud to be screening also Fernanda Prudecio’s award winning short documentary THE HEALING LIZARD OF BOLIVIA, before each film.

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Friends of Bolivia is a UK based charity dedicated to improving the living conditions of Bolivia’s most vulnerable people by providing financial assistance to charities and NGOs working in the country.

Since our foundation, over 30 years ago, we have sent over £400,000 to a handful of adopted projects which support Bolivia’s most vulnerable citizens: children, women and the elderly.

Our adopted projects are:

• Help for an old people’s homes in Beni and Oruro

• A canteen for poor children in Cochabamba

• Day care for poor children in Escoma, La Paz

• Vocational training for disadvantaged teens in Santa Cruz

• Residential and medical care for children with special needs in Tarija

Friends of Bolivia would like to thank you all for your support without which we would not be able to help so many people in Bolivia.


TICKETS

£10 for two films or £7 for one.

Please note. Tickets for these films are being sold by Friends of Bolivia. Please check their website for details.


TICKETS

£10 for two films or £7 for one.

Please note. Tickets for these films are being sold by Friends of Bolivia. Please check their website for details.