Spanish Film Club: Chico & Rita

Oct 8, 2013, 6:00 PM
Marsh 216

The first film in the Spanish Film Club Series, Chico & Rita is an animated love story starring the music, culture and people of Cuba



Chico & Rita

CHICO & RITA

Fernando Trueba, Javier Mariscal and Tono Errando / 94 min / 2012

6 p.m. Marsh 216

Oscar®-winning director Fernando Trueba (The Age of Beauty) and famous artist Javier Mariscal, have teamed up to make Chico & Rita, an animated love story starring the music, culture and people of Cuba. Chico is a dashing piano player and Rita is an enchanting and beautiful Havana nightclub singer. When they meet, the sparks fly and they fall madly in love. An epic romance unfolds as the pair travels the glamorous stages of 1940s/1950s Havana, New York City, Las Vegas, Hollywood and Paris. 2012 Oscar® nomination Best Animationed Feature.

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In collaboration with Pacific Spanish Club, PUMA Film Club, the Department of World Languages and Literatures and the Center for Languages and International Collaboration.

The Spanish Film Club series was made possible with the support of Pragda, and the Embassy of Spain in Washington DC, Spain-USA Foundation, and the Elise Elliott Academic Initiatives Fund of Pacific University. Special thanks to the Secretary of State for Culture of Spain.


Posted by Erica Andree (erica.andree@pacificu.edu) on Sep 16, 2013 at 4:25 PM

Edited by Jenni Luckett (jluckett@pacificu.edu) on Sep 17, 2013 at 8:18 AM

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