PLACA and the Latino-Latin American Studies Program present Cinelatte Film A Dios Momo
Kittredge Auditorium (HBC)
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"A Dios Momo" Directed by: Leonardo Ricagni (2006) An 11-year-old street boy, OBDULIO, who sells newspapers for a living but cannot read or write, finds a magical "Maestro" in the night watchman of the newspaper's office. OBDULIO's charismatic mentor not only introduces him to the world of literacy but also teaches him the real meaning of life through the lyrics of the "Murgas"(Carnival Pierrots) during the mythical nights of the irreverant and provocative Urugauyan Carnival. Written by Leonardo Ricagni.
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