Screening & Live Event
Arraianos and Birds
With Eloy Enciso in person
Hosted by Maria and Raphael Gonzalez.
Co-presented and supported by Pragda. Additional support provided by Spain Culture New York-Consulate General of Spain: member of the network Spain Arts & Culture.
Spain. Dir. Eloy Enciso. 2012, 70 mins. DCP. Somewhere between documentary and fable, Arraianos is an unconventional portrait of an old village on the Galicia-Portugal border, where the inhabitants live and work in a quiet routine. Alternating with real moments of daily village life—with scenes of farming, drinking in the local bar, and singing traditional songs—are dramatizations from a foreboding play by the Galician writer Jenaro Marinhas del Valle, and swirling rumors that a new, unwelcome world may be pressing its way through the immense surrounding forest...
This screening is part of CINEART Spain: A Spanish Cinema Tour of NYC, a year-long traveling
Free with Museum admission. A First Look series pass, allowing the holder admission to the Museum and all First Look screenings for the run of the series, is available for $40. Order online or call 718 777 6800.