01/28/15 VAEA & VEFFNY Screening of “El Yaque: Town of Champions” (2012) by Javier Chuecos

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The Venezuelan American Endowment for the Arts (VAEA)

in collaboration with

The Venezuelan Film Festival in New York (VEFFNY)

is pleased to host a screening of

El Yaque: Town of Champions, a film by Javier Chuecos. 

 

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Date: Wednesday January 28th, 2015 | 6:30pm

Location: WeWork Soho West

67 Charlton St, New York, NY 10014

Contact: 917 285 8232 (VAEA) anabelamendoza@vaearts.org

El Yaque: Town of Champions (2012)

Javier Chuecos | 2012 | 76 mins

General Admission: $10.00

Friends of VAEA*: free

Spanish language with English subtitles

Four windsurfers dream of winning the Windsurfing World Championship and becoming heroes. Financial problems, lack of recognition, family crisis and even the death of relatives are just some of the obstacles they must encounter on their way to success. An intimate portrait filmed throughout four years that reveals the human side of high-level athletes, from the privacy of their homes in a small fishing town in Margarita Island to the most exuberant locations in 5 countries.

For more information visit  http://elyaquefilm.com/windsurf/fotos/

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About VEFFNY

Founded by Irene Yibirin, the Venezuelan Film Festival in New York -VEFFNY- previously known as FesNuCive is a carefully curated film festival with no political agenda or commitment but to show the very best of the new Venezuelan cinema to the New York audience -a Window into Venezuela and it’s people trough the lens of the most important directors of this South American country, home of one of the most promising new industries in the region. http://www.venezuelanfilmfest.com/

 

* If you are a Friend of VAEA and would like to attend this screening contact anabelamendoza@vaearts.org

To become a Friend of VAEA click here http://vaearts.org/US/support-the-arts

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