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AFS Presents: GOODBYE, MOMO
July 16, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Catch the third film in our ArtMattan series, GOODBYE, MOMO, July 16
Directed by Leonardo Recagni
Uruguay, 2005, 35mm, 100 min., Color
Spanish with English subtitles
An 11-year-old Afro-Uruguayan boy Obdulio sells newspapers but can’t read or write until meeting a mysterious Maestro who teaches him. Thanks to a kindly tavern owner the boy also joins a strange group of Carnaval performers, Murgas, who satirize society and the powerful through their humorous songs, some of which the boy begins to write.