El Orfanato - Film Screening

When: Thursday, October 24, 2019 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Where: 111 Maxwell Hall


Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs 

Program on Latin America and the Caribbean 


El Orfanato - Film Screening 

El Orfanato (The Orphanage) centers on Laura who purchases her beloved childhood orphanage with dreams of restoring and reopening the long abandoned facility as a place for disabled children. Once there, Laura discovers that the new environment awakens her son’s imagination, but the ongoing fantasy games he plays with an invisible friend quickly turn into something more disturbing. Upon seeing her family increasingly threatened by the strange occurrences in the house, Laura looks to a group of parapsychologists for help in unraveling the mystery that has taken over the place. 

Directed by J.A. Bayona

Written by Sergio G. Sánchez 

The film is in Spanish, with English subtitles. 

This film screening is part of PLACA Cinelatte Series. 

Sponsored by Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs, and Program on Latin America and the Caribbean (PLACA) 

Contact Havva Karakas-Keles for more information: hkarakas@syr.edu

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