Filmmaker Eve A. Ma will screen her feature-length drama, Domino: Caught in the Crisis (Dominó: agarrado por la crisis), and renowned flamenco dancer “la Tania” will perform in “HONDURA, a film and a performance” starting at 7:30pm on Saturday, Aug. 22, in Mission Cultural Center, 2868 Mission St., San Francisco. Tickets are $15 general, $12 students/seniors. For advance purchase go HERE. http://www.palominopro.com
Domino: Caught in the Crisis, Ma’s first drama, tells the story of Luis, a middle-aged family man who is caught up in Spain’s economic crisis, the most severe that country has undergone in decades. Besides putting a human face on the crisis, Domino reminds us of the emotional cost of falling out of the middle class, and some of the current economic and social problems in the United States such as homelessness, economic disparity, and the dangerously high cost of education.
We have joined the screening with a performance by award-winning flamenco dancer, “la Tania,” since the core of flamenco is so closely aligned with the film’s theme: tragedy, and the harshness of life. In addition, Antonio de la Malena, the movie’s star, is himself a world-touring professional flamenco singer, and there is plenty of flamenco as background music. Continue reading HONDURA, a film and a performance