PERUFEST 2012: Cinema and Memory of the Internal Armed Conflict in Peru.
PERUFEST is a pioneer event at New York City, being the first festival to be exclusively dedicated to the Peruvian Cinema. Founded in April, 2010, PERUFEST presents the most recent cinematographic productions from Peru, screening short and feature films from the new generation of Peruvian directors. Many of these young filmmakers have been awarded prizes in festivals such as: Cannes, Berlin, San Sebastián, Biarritz, La Habana, amongst others.
In its current edition, the main theme of PERUFEST will be the politics of memory that relate to the internal armed conflict in Peru (1980-2000).
All films have English subtitles.
Admission to all screenings is FREE and Open to the general public with valid ID.
April 20 – 27, 2012. @ The King Juan Carlos Center, NYU. 53 Washington Square South, New York.