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“Our Music, More Than a Language” Film Series

Arts & Entertainment, Movies

May. 12, 2021
8:00 pm

Institute of Hispanic Culture of Houston
3315 Sul Ross St.
Houston, TX 77098

WHAT: Our Music, More Than a Language // Nuestra Música, Más que una Lengua

  • FEATURED MOVIE: Beyond Flamenco by Carlos Saura (Spain) 05/12 @8 pm

WHEN: The screenings are every other Wednesday @8:00 p.m., from March 17th till October 13th, 2021.

WHERE: Institute of Hispanic Culture of Houston, 3315 Sul Ross St., Houston, TX 77098


A selection of 16 Ibero-American films unify the extensive geography and cultural diversity through a single language: music.

Come enjoy an incredible selection of the best Ibero-American cinema.

Films are offered free of charge, outdoors and with English subtitles. BYOB + Snack. Limited seats, reserve your ticket in advance and if you are not going to use them, please notify us within 48 hours before screening. In case of rain, the activity can be rescheduled.

CREATIVE WOMEN: Selection of films that recognize outstanding female creators and musical performers . /

  • Elis by Hugo Prata (Brazil) 03/17 @8 pm
  • Mercedes Sosa: The Voice of Latin America by Rodrigo H. Vila (Argentina) 03/31 @8 pm
  • Violeta Went to Heaven by Andrés Wood (Chile) 04/14 @8 pm
  • Chavela by Catherine Gund & Daresha Kyi (USA) 04/28 @8 pm

TO DANCE: S election of films that emphasize music and dance as an expression.

  • Beyond Flamenco by Carlos Saura (Spain) 05/12 @8 pm
  • Miss Tacuarembó by Martín Sastre (Uruguay) 05/26 @8 pm
  • Aniceto by Leonardo Favio (Argentina) 06/09 @8 pm
  • Shake Your Sorrows by Andres Ibañez Diaz Infante (Mexico) 06/23 @8 pm

MUSIC WITH STORIES: Selection of films whose main axis is the biographical story linked to music.

  • El Benny by Jorge Luis Sánchez (Cuba) 07/07 @8 pm
  • The Violin Teacher by Sérgio Machado (Brazil) 07/21 @8 pm
  • Vengo by Tony Gatlif (France/Spain) 08/04 @8 pm
  • The Wind Journeys by Ciro Guerra (Colombia) 08/18 @8 pm

ORIGINAL SOUNDS: Selection of documentaries whose central theme is the music or sound of the original peoples.

  • Riu, What the Songs Tell by Pablo Berthelon Aldunate (Chile) 09/01 @8 pm
  • Ukamau y Ké by Andrés Ramírez (Bolivia/Ecuador) 09/15 @8 pm
  • Those Who Come, Will Hear by Simon Plouffe (Canada) 09/29 @8 pm
  • Mara’akame’s Dream by Federico Cecchetti (Mexico) 10/13 @8 pm


  • Entry allowed only for people with prior reservation.
  • Do not bring chairs or other furniture; Chairs will be provided.
  • Limited designated seating areas to support social distancing.
  • Please do not attend if you have symptoms.
  • Visitors should wear a face covering/face mask inside the building.
  • Temperature Check Procedure.
  • Maintain adequate social distance at all times and take precautions.
  • All instructions from IHCH staff must be followed.

The IHCH follows CDC guidance on the recommended size of social gatherings.


To check the programming or other information visit: IHCH.ORG

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Tags: Film Festivals, Films, Institute of Hispanic Culture of Houston, Movies

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