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Explorations: The International Film Series

November 3, 2023 @ 2:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Argentina, 1985
2022 – Argentina / Spanish
Biography / Crime / Drama – R

This event has 2 screenings – 2:30 PM and 7:30 PM

Based on real events, this film follows the events surrounding the 1985 trial of the Juntas, which prosecuted the ringleaders of Argentina’s last civil-military dictatorship (1976–1983).
The film centers on the titanic work of a group of non-lawyers aged 20 to 27, who are led by prosecutors Julio César Strassera and Luis Moreno Ocampo against those responsible for the bloodiest dictatorship in the history of Argentina. The narration reflects on the true meaning in the concepts of memory, truth, and justice under the slogan “Nunca más” (‘Never again’) The film debuted at number one at the Argentine box office and became the most-watched Argentine film of 2022. (140 minutes)
Due to the variety of languages and accents represented, as well as accommodation for the hearing impaired, all films are shown with English subtitles.

Venue

Orringer Auditorium, New Bern Campus
800 College Ct
New Bern,
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