SOUTH SOCIAL MEETS LATIN AMERICA

PROGRAMME ITINERARIO 2018

5.00pm Opening
Food and drink stalls
Children’s activities

6.00pm Workshop of Latin American Dance

7.00pm Latin American band concert

8.30pm Screening of a family friendly film

10.30pm Festival ends

5.00pm Abren los puestos de comida y bebidas y comienzan las actividades para niños

6.00pm Taller de danza Latina

7.00pm Conciertos

8:30pm Proyección de película

10:30pm Termina el festival

Latin America dancer
FRIDAY / VIERNES – ARGENTINA

6.00pm Damarys Farres is a passionate dancer, choreographer, teacher of Cuban/ Afro-Cuban dance.  She is a UK Cuban Salsa Champion and was the first female Cuban artist to provide structured Cuban dance rhythm courses in the UK. Her high energy dance workshop will capture the heart, soul and spirit of Cuban/ Afro-Cuban dance.

6.00pm Damarys Farres es una apasionada bailarina, coreógrafa y maestra de danza Cubana/Afro-Cubana, campeona nacional de Salsa en Reino Unido, primera artista cubana en proporcionar cursos estructurados de ritmo cubano en Reino Unido; su energetico taller de danza captura el corazón, alma y espíritu de la auténtica danza Cubana/Afro-cubana.

7.00pm Brixton Cumbia Association, are a fun, energetic collective recreating the best songs from their native Argentina.

7.00pm Brixton Cumbia Association, enérgica y divertida agrupación que recrea las mejores canciones de su país nativo, Argentina.

8.30pm WILD TALES is a 2014 Argentine-Spanish black comedy anthology film composed of six standalone shorts, all written and directed by Damián Szifron, and united by a common theme of violence and vengeance. The film received considerable acclaim, particularly in South America, as well as the BAFTA Award for Best Film Not in the English Language. It was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 2015 and the Palme d’Or at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival.

8.30pm Relatos Salvajes es una película de humor negro Argentino-Española estrenada en 2014, compuesta de 6 historias escritas y dirigidas por Damián Szifron, las cuales se unen en un tema de violencia y venganza. El filme recibió grandes críticas, particularmente en Sudamérica y fue galardonada con un premio BAFTA como Mejor Película de Habla no Inglesa, nominada al premio Oscar como mejor película extranjera en 2015 y al premio Palme d’Or en el Festival de Cannes del 2014.

 

SATURDAY / SÁBADO – COLOMBIA

6.00pm At 82 years young Elsa Perez has danced around the world, exploring dance from South America, the Caribbean and her own South Africa. She has recently been awarded membership of the Council of International Dance Unesco. Now she brings her joy, energy and passion to this Latin American dance workshop.

6.00PM A sus 82 años de edad, Elsa Pérez ha bailado por el mundo, explorando las danzas de Sudamérica, el Caribe y su región natal, Sudáfrica. Recientemente se le otorgó un lugar en el Consejo Internacional de danza de la UNESCO, en este festival nos contagia de su alegria, energia y pasion con su taller de danza Latinoamericano.

7.00pm Nirk Molina Vallenato King, is a shining light of the Colombian vallenato London scene, with his fusion of pop vocals and traditional music of the Colombian rural people. He embodies the very soul of Latin America Vallenato, which originated in the Valle de Upar in northeastern Colombia.

7.00pm Nirk Molina Vallenato King es un foco principal de la comunidad Vallenata en Londres, quien nos deleita con su fusión de pop y música tradicional Colombiana. Personifica la pura esencia del Vallenato Latino el cual se originó en el Valle de Upar en el Noreste de Colombia.

8.30pm UK premiere of AMALIA THE SECRETARY. The film follows Amalia who lives a monotonous simple life until she meets Lazaro, a maintenance guy. His tendency to chaos awakens unexpected feelings in her, so she will create a mayhem of her own with the only purpose of having him around.

8:30pm Pre-estreno en Reino Unido de la película Amalia, La secretaria. El filme sigue a Amalia, quien vive una vida simple y monótona hasta que conoce a Lázaro, quien trabaja en mantenimiento. Su tendencia al caos despierta sentimientos en ella, lo que la provoca a crear un torbellino en su vida para mantenerlo cerca.Buy tickets / Compra tus boletos

DJAM
by Tony Gatlif

3 February 2018
6.30pm
Theatre Peckham
221 Havil Street
SE5 7SD
We celebrate GREECE with a special preview of DJAM (97’) DJAM is a road movie that will take you from the beautiful Aegean islands to Istanbul with a charming protagonist, DAPHNE PATAKIA, sent on a mission by her father to save the family from bankruptcy. DJAM puts a fresh, compassionate, left-field spin on Southern Europe’s current financial woes and migrant worries.

Master director TONY GATLIF, of Algerian and gypsy descent has won more than 20 different awards in his long career. He has dedicated most of his movies to music, gypsies, migrants and underdogs.

GOING WEST
by H.M. Dahlsbakken

21 April 2018
6pm
Theatre Peckham
221 Havil Street
SE5 7SD
En route to Norway! SOUTH SOCIAL MEETS NORWAY presents GOING WEST by H.M. Dahlsbakken. A dramedy based on a son taking his estranged transgender father on a road trip to the west coast of Norway. Going West is a warm and touching story about life, loss and love. The director, when was only 21, won best short film with “The Devil’s Ballroom”. 
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