Hispanic Film Series - The Future Perfect

The Hispanic Film Series will present the third film of the series, The Future Perfect, at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 7, in Room 104 Physics Building. The 2016 drama will be presented in Spanish with English subtitles. This event is FREE and open to the public.

Xiaobin is 17 years old and does not speak a single word of Spanish when she arrives in Argentina. But a few days later, she already has a new name, Beatriz, and a job in a Chinese supermarket. Her family lives in a parallel world in a launderette, far removed from the Argentinians. Xiaobin secretly saves money and enrolls at a language school. She tries out in the street what she learns there. After having learned how to “make appointments,” she arranges to meet a supermarket customer, Vijay. He comes from India, and although they can barely communicate with each other, they start a secret romance. And when she practices the condicional, the form of possibility, Xiaobin starts thinking about the future. What would happen if her parents learned about Vijay? The more she masters the Spanish language, the more she interferes in the scenario.

The Hispanic Film Series is sponsored by Spain Arts and CulturePRAGDA, Missouri S&T’s College of Arts, Sciences, and Business, and the arts, languages and philosophy department. For more information, please contact Dr. Jorge Porcel, associate professor of arts, languages and philosophy and organizer of the Hispanic Film Series, at porcelj@mst.edu.

Thursday, March 7 at 7:00pm

Physics Building, Room 104
1315 N. Pine St. , Rolla, MO 65409

Event Type

Arts, Entertainment and Culture

Departments

College of Arts, Sciences, and Business, Arts, Languages, and Philosophy

Cost

FREE

Contact Name

Jorge Porcel

Contact Phone

573-341-4185

Contact Email

porcelj@mst.edu

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