Wednesday, Dec. 17, Cine Las Americas (CLA) and Violet Crown Cinema will present the screening of La Jaula De Oro (The Golden Dream), a film by Diego Quemada-Díez. The screening will be presented as part of the Violet Crown Cinema’s Arthouse Monthly, an ongoing series showcasing internationally acclaimed art cinema. The film was a 2013 Cannes Film Festival entry, where filmmaker Diego Quemada-Diez won the A Certain Talent award for his directing work and the ensemble cast.
Juan, Sara, and Samuel, three teenagers from the slums of Guatemala, travel to the United States in search of a better life. On their journey through Mexico, they meet Chauk, an Indian from Chiapas who doesn’t speak Spanish. Traveling together in freight trains and walking on railroad tracks, they soon have to face a harsh reality.
Violet Crown Cinema is located at 434 West 2nd Street. Film begins at 7:30 p.m. The film duration is 108 minutes. Spanish with English subtitles. CLA members will receive a $2 discount on tickets purchased at the box office or by phone at (512) 495-9600. Visit the Facebook event page here.
Watch the trailer for La Jaula De Oro below.