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Film Screening

El Rumor de las Piedras (The Rumble of the Stones)

Date of Screening: 12-September-2017

Time of Screening: 20:00

Location of Screening: The Royal Film Commission

Director: Alejandro Palacios

Country: Venezuela

Production Year: 2011

100 min, Drama, Spanish with English subtitles

Delia is a young woman who survived a river-flood, along with her mother and two sons. They live in a poor neighborhood of Caracas. She works hard trying to rebuild their lives, but she soon discovers that her sons, William (17) and Santiago (11), are exposed to a violent and dangerous environment. While Raiza, the grandmother, is the living image of hopelessness.

The four characters depict an image of a society in which the power of love keeps people united, in spite of the various challenges.

The movie has won Best Director and Best International Feature at New York Latino Film Festival, the Jordi Dauder Award Lleida Latin-American Film Festival and the Honorable Mention at Santa Barbara International Film Festival. It was also nominated to the Golden Precolumbian Circle for Best Film at Bogota Film Festival.

The film was selected as the Venezuelan entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 84th Academy Awards.

Film Trailer