- Film ,
Thursday, May 23, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
BRAVO PARAGUAY PRESENTS: LA CHIPERITA: BY THE ROAD
In Guaraní and Spanish with English subtitles
Presented by: Emelin Theater, Consulate General of Paraguay in New York, ArtsWestchester
7-8:00PM – Enjoy performances of traditional Paraguayan harp and guitar music, chipa “cheese-bread” making demonstrations, and traditional snacks and beverages (for sale).
8-9:30PM – Introduction of La Chiperita by film director Hugo Cataldo Barud followed by film screening.
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 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.
Event Location and Ticket Information
153 Library Lane
Handicap Accessible? Yes
Date: Thursday, May 23, 2019
Times: 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm