The Strong Ones

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Los Fuertes

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Omar Zúñiga Hidalgo

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2019

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Chile

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Feature

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98

mins

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Spanish with English subtitles

TW:

homophobia

Omar Zúñiga Hidalgo's debut feature film 'The Strong Ones' depicts a blossoming romance between Lucas and Antonio. Lucas travels to a remote town in southern Chile to visit his sister. In front of the misty sea, he meets Antonio, a boatman in a local fishing boat. As an intense romance sprouts between them, their strength grows, their independence, and adulthood finds an unwavering heaviness in the tidal inlet.

DIRECTOR

Omar Zúñiga Hidalgo

Omar Zúñiga holds a Master in Fine Arts from the Graduate Film Program at New York University. He directed Academy Award nominees James Franco and Zach Braff in 'The Color of Time'. His short film 'San Cristóbal' won the Berlinale's Teddy Award for Best Short Film. Omar is a founding partner of Cinestación, a production company that creates independent cinema in Chile and Latin America, where he writes and directs his own work, while also producing that of others.

Omar Zúñiga Hidalgo

Omar Zúñiga holds a Master in Fine Arts from the Graduate Film Program at New York University. He directed Academy Award nominees James Franco and Zach Braff in 'The Color of Time'. His short film 'San Cristóbal' won the Berlinale's Teddy Award for Best Short Film. Omar is a founding partner of Cinestación, a production company that creates independent cinema in Chile and Latin America, where he writes and directs his own work, while also producing that of others.

Screenings

DATE+TIME

Monday 26 October

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19:30

Empire Bio

Friday 30 October

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19:30

Empire Bio

The Strong Ones

Omar Zúñiga Hidalgo's debut feature film 'The Strong Ones' depicts a blossoming romance between Lucas and Antonio. Lucas travels to a remote town in southern Chile to visit his sister. In front of the misty sea, he meets Antonio, a boatman in a local fishing boat. As an intense romance sprouts between them, their strength grows, their independence, and adulthood finds an unwavering heaviness in the tidal inlet.

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Screenings

Monday 26 October

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19:30

Empire Bio

Friday 30 October

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19:30

Empire Bio