Thursday, May 23, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
BRAVO PARAGUAY! LA CHIPERITA: BY THE ROAD
In Guaraní and Spanish with English subtitles
A huge box office success in South America, La Chiperita is a heartwarming film about daily life in small-town Paraguay. Virgilia, a shy and innocent chipa (cheese bread) seller, spends her days daydreaming about Walter, her best friend from childhood. Her friend Juanita encourages her to confess her love but Virgilia is afraid of rejection. When letters and financial support from her brother Anselmo stop arriving from Spain, Virgilia must leave aside the illusion of love, to support her family.
Presented by the Emelin Theater, the Consulate General of Paraguay in New York, and ArtsWestchester.
7PM – Enjoy musical performances of traditional Paraguayan harp and guitar, chipa “cheese-bread” making demonstrations, and traditional snacks and beverages.
8PM – Introduction of La Chiperita by film director Hugo Cataldo Barud, followed by film screening.
FREE ADMISSION – RSVP requested
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This event is part of Bravo Paraguay!, a month-long celebration of Paraguayan Arts and Culture in Westchester County, presented by ArtsWestchester and made possible by the General Consulate of Paraguay NY and the New York State Council on the Arts.
Event Location and Ticket Information
153 Library Lane
Handicap Accessible? Yes
Date: Thursday, May 23, 2019
Times: 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm