Sur a Sur

On Thursday and Friday, September 6th and 7th, the Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico (MAPR) will be exhibiting an alternative film festival. During the festival they will be showing short and long format films and documentaries made in Burkina Faso, South Africa, Senegal, Maruecos, Algeria and Egypt. The films will be shown in the Raul Julia Theater of the MAPR. Entrance to the films is free, however a $5 donation is requested.

Sur a Sur is an organization with their home in Cape Town, South Africa that works in the areas of handling of conflicts, mediation, and social and economic development.

Below is a list of shows and times for the festival. For a complete description of the films you can visit the Sur a Sur blog.

Thursday, September 6th

First session: 6:00PM

  • Ousmane (Short film) - Dir. Dyana Gaye, Senegal/Francia, 2006 (English subtitles)
  • Daughter of Keltoum (Long format) - Dir. Mehdi Charef, Algeria, 2001, (English subtitles)
Second Session: 9:00PM
  • My Lost Home (Short film) - Dir. Kamal El-Mahouti, Marruecos/Francia, 2001 (English subtitles)
  • Forgiveness (Long format) - Dir. Ian Gabriel, África del Sur, 2004 (English subtitles). You can see trailers of this short film at Giant Films.
Friday, September 7th

First Session: 6:00PM
  • Toi, Waguih (Short film) - Dir. Namir Abdel Messeeh, Egipto/Francia, 2005 (English subtitles)
  • Don't F*** With Me I Have 51 Brothers and Sisters (Long format) - Dir. Dumisani Phakathi, Africa del Sur, 2004 (English subtitles)
Second Session: 9:00PM
  • Whole: A Trinity Of Being (Short film) - Dir. Shelley Barry, África del Sur, 2004 (In English)
  • The Night Of Truth (Long format) - Dir. Fanta Régina Nacro, Burkina Faso, 2004 (English subtitles)