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March 2014

Latin Film Night "Secuestro Express"

When: Friday, March 14 2014 @ 06:30 PM -
Where: San Jose Peace and Justice Center
48 S 7th St
Description: The current wave of kidnappings in Latin America inspired this tense suspense drama which takes place in Venezuela. A wealthy young couple are kidnapped by three men demanding a $20,000 ransom for their release, and have just 2 hours to get it. Rated R (2005). Length 1hr. 27 mins

Director Jonathan Jakubowicz's cinematic style in this movie is a translation of the way he perceived reality while being held hostage himself 45 minutes with a gun under his nose.

Nominated for Best Foreign Film in the British Independent Film Awards 2005. This was the first movie from Venezuela to be distributed internationally.

6:30 PM Food & Gathering
7 PM Presentation on kidnappings in Latin America by SJPJC President Michelle Cordova
7:15 Film

Suggested Donation $10 for food

Sponsored by Spanish For Activists at San Jose Peace & Justice Center

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