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¡FIESTA LATINA! - March 29, 2014 • 1 PM - 7 PM (Ottawa)

Food, Wine, and Cultural Experience
Saturday, March 29, Protected content 1:00pm - 7:00pm
Protected content Street, Library and Archives Canada Building

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New in Protected content , the Canadian Film Institute, with the generous support of Celebrate Ontario, introduces a one-day cultural experience, offered completely free, as part of our 18th Latin American Film Festival.

On Saturday, March 29th, join us at the Library and Archives Canada Building Protected content Street) for ¡Fiesta Latina! and enjoy a wide variety of fare and fun organized by the Canadian Film Institute and provided by Ottawa's own Latin American community, as well as Embassies of Latin American nations: •gastonomic specialties from local Latin restaurants
•wine sampling from a variety of Latin American wineries
•authentic recipies prepared by Embassy chefs
•locally-produced coffee and chocolate sourced from Latin American beans
•artisinal crafts and textiles
•dance and martial arts performances and demonstrations throughout the day
•folkloric and Latin jazz musical performances
•Spanish-language literature and magazines
•a professionally curated fine art exhibition
•cultural and tourism information on Latin American countries
•a chance to meet and mingle with musicians, filmmakers, and film lovers
¡Fiesta Latina! runs continuously from 1:00pm to 7:00pm, so stop by anytime!


Start Time



13:00 ¡Fiesta Latina starts
13:30 Capoeira Dendê do Recife; Box office opens Auditorium Foyer Stage
14:00 FILM: The Virgin of Charity (silent film with live piano!) Auditorium
14:30 Capoeira Dendê do Recife Sunken Lobby
15:00 Colores Andinos Auditorium Foyer Stage
15:30 Azúcar! Latin Dance Sunken Lobby
16:00 Miguel de Armas and Caridad Cruz Auditorium Foyer Stage
16:30 Azúcar! Latin Dance Sunken Lobby
17:00 Colores Andinos Auditorium Foyer Stage
17:30 Peru Danza Sunken Lobby
17:45 Fusion Folklorica Esmereldas de Colombia Sunken Lobby
18:00 Azúcar! Latin Dance Auditorium Foyer Stage
18:15 Contigo Perú Sunken Lobby
18:30 Box office opens
19:00 FILM: Dark Heaven (Peru); ¡Fiesta Latina! ends Auditorium

As a special feature of ¡Fiesta Latina!, the Canadian Film Institute presents the Cuban silent film THE VIRGIN OF CHARITY (LA VIRGEN DE LA CARIDAD, dir. Ramón Peón, Protected content , with live piano accompaniment from acclaimed Cuban musician Miguel De Armas!

Tickets will be sold at the door or in advance at the CFI Box Office. This is a truly unique opportunity to see this rarely-screened film from Cuba's silent film era.