Fri 28 - Sat 29 May

Memories of My Father

Cert. PG

Festivals & Series

Spanish Spring Weekend

El olvido que seremos

136 mins

in Spanish, Italian and English with EN subs

COL | 2020 | dir. Fernando Trueba, with Javier Cámara, Nicolás Reyes Cano, Juan Pablo Urrego

Trueba’s latest film tells the story of Héctor Abad Gómez, one of Colombia’s most beloved national heroes, through the eyes of his son. He balances a nuanced portrait of Abad Gómez’s family life in Medellín and the harsh reality of the country in the turbulent 1970s and 1980s, in which corruption is common and the government cannot be criticised. Based on the book written by Abad Gómez’s son, Memories of My Father is a memorable work, a love story and the portrait of a man fighting for the basic human rights of his people: food, water and adequate shelter.

Fri 28 May 8.35pm | £13, conc. £11
Sat 29 May 5.50pm | £13, conc. £11

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