Wednesday, April 7, 2010

April is the Month of Free Local & Foreign Films in Downtown San Jose

The weather is wonderful, arts are plentiful and free movies are here to enjoy. This month you have several opportunities to enjoy the best of both Costa Rican filmmakers and foreign films. 

Every Tues. this month you can view 'Movies on the Stairs' outside at the Bank Museums located at Plaza de la Cultura. Showings are compilations of 8 Costa Rican shorts, different each week and total run time is about 1 hour. This event is free. 

Following the free, one-day a week in April theme, the French Alliance is showing French films on Fridays. Left to catch are 'All the Mornings of the World' April 16, 'My Life in Pink' April 23, and Seraphine April 30.

And last but not least, all Costa Rican movie theaters, Cinemark, Cinépolis y CCM, will begin showing this Fri. April 9 a new film by Costa Rican director, Hilda Hidalgo. The film is a story paying homeage to  Gabriel García Márquez, famous Columbian author. Normal movie ticket prices apply. 

Viva Film!

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