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  • Memory Exercises

  • Paraguayan Hammock

  • A Wind from the South

Past Films

  • Memory Exercises

    • Wednesday, February 1 7 PM
    Paz Encina
    Paraguay, 2016

    In this experimental documentary, Encina investigates the Paraguayan dictatorship of Alfredo Stroessner (1954–89) through the memories of the children of his “disappeared” opponent, the dissident Agustín Goiburú.

     

    Natalia Brizuela and Paz Encina in conversation

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  • Sorrows of the Struggle

    • Thursday, February 2 7 PM
    Paz Encina
    Paraguay, 2014-16

    This omnibus combines two nonfiction pieces based on documents found in the Paraguayan secret police’s “Archives of Terror” with a narrative work based on a story by Rafael Barrett. Includes short A Wind from the South.

     

    Natalia Brizuela and Paz Encina in conversation

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  • Paraguayan Hammock

    • Thursday, February 9 7 PM
    Paz Encina
    Paraguay, 2006

    An older couple in 1935 Paraguay wait, and wait, as past and present merge in Paz Encina’s moving work on “the poetics of history.” Winner, FIPRESCI Prize, Cannes Film Festival Un Certain Regard.

    Paz Encina and Adriana Johnson in conversation

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Past Events

  • Sunday, February 5, 4:30 PM

    Paz Encina: Artist Talk

    In this illustrated lecture, Paz Encina discusses her installation work and the importance of site specificity for both her artwork and her films.