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"My Time Will Come" and "Knock Knock (Who's Dead?) "

Presented by Tampa Bay International Film Festival

The Studio@620 will host Tampa Bay International Film Festival in an ongoing monthly series of internationally acclaimed films harvested from the Global Film Initiative catalog.   Tampa Bay International Film Festival presents these films as a fundraising effort to host a major festival in September 2013.  Your attendance will help make it happen.  Until then, see the world one film at a time!

Tampa Bay International Film Festival continues this month with a second installment of films from abroad.  Join us for a night of mystery and mischief with the death defying films My Time Will Come from Ecuador and Knock Knock (Who's Dead?) from Burundi.  Both are a look at the inner workings of city morgues in their respective countries and promise a perspective not typically seen in film.

My Time Will Come (Cuando Me Toque A Mi)
A film by Víctor Arregui  / Spanish, with subtitles in English
Ecuador, 2008 (90 minutes)

A predawn murder sets in motion a series of interlocking tragedies that eventually find their way to the city morgue’s brooding Dr. Arturo Fernandez. Physically and emotionally isolated from the world around him, Arturo develops an oddly intimate relationship with the personal lives of his cases, gradually forcing him to confront his connection to the living, and the dead. Adapted from the novel De Que Nada Se Sabe, director Víctor Arregui’s serpentine tale is a dark but sympathetic portrait of one man’s solitude set against a richly textured rendering of Quito, Ecuador’s capital city.  Lead actor Manuel Calisto Sánchez won Best Actor at the 2007 Biarritz France International Film Festival for his portrayal of city pathologist Dr. Arturo Fernandez.  See a clip here 

This film is co-presented by the Global Film Initiative and is part of the Global Lens collection.
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Knock Knock (Who's Dead?) This 11 minute comedy follows Rukwi’s botched attempts to earn a living by collecting the dead for the morgue.  It has screened at film festivals around the world including The 2011 Clearwater Film & Music Festival as part of the Burundi Film Center program in partnership with the Canada-World Cinema Project . Director: Grâce Nzeyiman. 



Additional Feature Films Coming Soon:

Tuesday SEPTEMBER 25, 2012 – 7:00 PM
Nothing More (NADA +) - CUBA

Tuesday OCTOBER 30, 2012 – 7:00 PM
Ordinary People - SERBIA

Tuesday NOVEMBER 27, 2012 – 7:00 PM
Ocean Of An Old Man - INDIA

Wednesday DECEMBER 26, 2012 – 7:00 PM


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