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Latin America Cinema Festival of Kansas City

University of Kansas Professor Danny Anderson will be presenting Al Otro Lado on September 16. He gave Sylvia Maria Gross a preview of the film.By Sylvia Maria Gross

Kansas City, MO – The Latin American Film Festival of Kansas City is featuring movies about migration and family ties. This year?s films are from Cuba, Colombia, Spain, Mexico and the United States. The festival?s organizers made a point of choosing movies that are appropriate for all ages. This Saturday?s film is a Mexican production called Al Otro Lado or To the Other Side. It tells three stories of children whose fathers have moved to other countries; one takes place in Mexico, the next Cuba and the third is set in Morocco. University of Kansas Professor Danny Anderson discusses the film.

The Latin American Cinema Festival of Kansas City will screen movies every Saturday mornings in September at 11am at the Rio Theater in Overland Park.

Sept.2 Se Habla Espanol (Spanish Spoken)--US
Sept.9 Viva Cuba--Cuba
Sept.16 Al Otro Lado (To the Other Side)--Mexico
Sept.23 Mi Abuelo, Mi Papa y Yo (My Grandfather, My Father and I)--Colombia
Sept.30 El Color de las Nubes (The Color of the Clouds)--Spain

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