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In Matías Piñeiro’s latest “Shakespeareads” – modern day stories inspired by the playwright’s heroines, a young translator moves to NYC from Buenos Aires to work on a translation of Shakespeare’s A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM. When she arrives, she finds herself distracted by a series of mysterious postcards, a young administrator who has caught her attention, and a desire to explore certain questions about her past.
Camila (Agustina Muñoz, The Princess of France), a young Argentine theater director, travels from Buenos Aires to New York for an artist residency to work on a new Spanish translation of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Upon her arrival, she quickly realizes that her work isn’t compensating for the loss of her friends and the lover she left behind. When she begins to receive a series of mysterious postcards from Danièle (Mati Diop, Claire Denis’s 35 Shots of Rum), a former participant in the same residency, Camila second-guesses her artistic endeavors and begins to seek answers about her past.
“Part of the charm of Hermia & Helena is in the way it freely and randomly plays with form, employing luxuriantly slow dissolves, unexpected snatches of superimposed text, and even a black-and-white film-within-the-film.” – AV Club
“By positioning Shakespeare within a chatty tale of young adulthood – and giving it a feminist slant – Piñeiro proves the vitality of the material without becoming subservient to it.” – Indiewire
“It may be Piñeiro’s most inspired and thrilling work to date, exhaustive in its means of keeping the viewer off balance and yet rich in its emotional implications.” – Slant Magazine
“What knits this parade of conversations and encounters together are Piñeiro’s rapport with his actors, his eye for telling peripheral details, and his skill at sketching out a coherent space within even the most casual composition.” – Film Comment Magazine
Runtime: 87 minutes
Director: Matías Piñeiro
Country: USA / Argentina
Languages: Spanish w/ English subtitles, English
Friday, July 21: 1:00, 7:30
Saturday, July 22: 11:00AM, 7:30
Sunday, July 23: 3:30, 10:00
Monday, July 24: 3:30, 10:00
Tuesday, July 25: 11:00AM, 7:30
Wednesday, July 26: 3:30, 10:00
Thursday, July 27: 11:00AM, 7:30
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