The Shape of Things to Come

Tue 10 Oct

Teo, an intrepid child, lives with his father Luis in Lima, an electrician devoted to the creation of a strange machine. Lured by a feeling of independence, Teo joins a gang of young criminals, bringing turmoil to the relationship with his father.

The screening will be preceded by an introduction by Gustavo Herrera Taboada.

Gustavo Herrera Taboada is a Peruvian film scholar specialising in Spanish and Latin American cinemas. He is currently a PhD candidate in Film Studies at the University of Edinburgh and has previously completed an MA in Film and Media Studies at Columbia University (New York, NY). Gustavo is a periodical film contributor and critic for online blog site Cinencuentro (Peru). He is the programming assistant for the Edinburgh Spanish Film Festival, and is a member of the Film Studies Reading Group.

In cultural partnership with the Edinburgh Spanish Film Festival.