Guatemalan Film Festival, Fall 2023

 Come enjoy the Guatemalan Film Festival in L.S. Dougherty, hosted by the Dept. of Languages, Literatures, & Cultures at Appalachian State. Four films will be featured:

  • Thursday, September 14, 5:30PM: "Ixcanul" This movie will include dialogues in the Mayan Kaq'chikel language, native from Guatemala (English subtitles).
    Trigger warning: includes scenes or discussion of racism and abortion.
  • Thursday, October 5, 5:30PM: "Temblores" Spanish with English subtitles.
    Trigger warning: includes scenes of violence and homophobia.
  • Thursday, October 26, 5:30PM: "La camioneta" Spanish with English subtitles.
  • Thursday, November 16th, 5:30PM: "Los retornados" Spanish with English subtitles.
    Trigger warning: includes allusion to violence and genocide of Indigenous Peoples.

The DLLC offers a variety of Spanish classes that include learning about the more than 20 different countries and territories where Spanish is spoken, indigenous cultures, and a diversity of linguistic richness. The Guatemalan Film Festival is also sponsored by the Multicultural Center and the College of Education.

Popcorn and drinks will be offered for attendees!

Please register here to help us see how many people will be attending. We hope to see you in L.S. Dougherty in room #209 at 5:30 PM!

If you have any questions, please email Anneliese Thomae Elias at



La camioneta


Los retornados

Guatemalan Film Festival, Fall 2023
Published: Sep 3, 2023 5:16pm