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CIFF: Illiterate – Chile

October 22, 2013 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Original Title: Las Analfabetas
Directors: Moisés Sepúlveda
Spanish with English Subtitles
73 min

For fifty years, Ximena has managed to get by without being able to read. When Jackeline, a young unemployed teacher, unexpectedly comes into her life, Ximena’s isolation is disturbed. Jackeline’s efforts to teach Ximena how to read proves almost Herculean as they clash, but it soon becomes evident that the two women need each other in ways they could never predict. Two mesmerizing performances drive this intimate, engrossing chamber drama about learning and acceptance.


October 22, 2013
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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AMC River East
322 E Illinois St
Chicago, IL United States

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