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MERCOSUR Film Festival


For September, the Main branch of the Ottawa Public Library will be hosting the MERCOSUR film festival. MERCOSUR (Mercado Común del Sur) is a trade bloc consisting of Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay. All four countries will be screening films throughout the month. Doors open at 6PM and the events will start at around 6:15PM. There will be short presentations before each film.

The schedule is as follows:

September 4th - Gigante - Uruguay (84 minutes)

September 11th - Happy Those Who Cry - Paraguay (92 minutes)

September 18th - Aquarius - Brazil (140 minutes)

September 25th - Tangos, the Exile of Gardel - Argentina (119 minutes)


All films will be presented in their original language with English subtitles.


Note: The films contain mature subject matter.


Gigante - Movie Trailer

Aquarius Official Trailer 1 (2016) - Sonia Braga Movie

Happy Those Who Cry - Official Trailer (English Subtitle)