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Special Screening of LA MALA NOCHE, Ecuador's Oscar Candidate


A film by Gabriela Calvache
(Ecuador/Mexico, 2019,

A woman must resort to prostitution to make a living, most of which ends up going to a mafia boss, who exploits her under the guise of protection. She’s good at what she does, a job she landed in by mistake, out of love. Her dream of escaping this world is shattered by her daughter’s illness and addiction to a pharmaceutical drug. Hope is lost until an unexpected incident allows her to break free from her captor and seek justice with her own hands.

Co-presented with Cinema Tropical

Official Selection: SXSW, New York Latino Film Festival

Ecuador’s 2019 Oscar Entry

Tuesday, October 22, 7pm
Quad Cinema, New York City

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Earlier Event: October 21
Indocumentales Presents SANCTUARY