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Plata Quemada

The true story of Argentina’s most daring bank heist unfolds in this eye-popping live-action graphic novel.

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MAR 11 - 15, 2020

THE FIRE THIS TIME

Plata Quemada

In his poem “Harlem,” Langston Hughes posed the famous question “What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up, like a raisin in the sun?… Or does it explode? On October 18, 2019, Chile exploded into an intergenerational conflict that brought several million people into the streets all over the country for weeks on end. It was touched off by the government’s announcement that they would be raising the subway fares and the spontaneous…

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THE REAL LIFE ORIGINS OF PLATA QUEMADA

Plata Quemada

Plata Quemada is an eye-popping live-graphic-novel depicting Argentina’s most daring bank heist.

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CRIME, REDEMPTION, AND THE SEARCH FOR THE TRUTH: FILMS THAT REMIND US OF PLATA QUEMADA

Plata Quemada

Chilean theatre makers TEATROCINEMA arrive in Boston on March 11th, delivering the heart-pulsing noir tale of Argentina’s most notorious heist, Plata Quemada (MAR 11-15). Ahead of its much anticipated arrival we’ve collated a list of reference films — each filled with unforgettable characterizations — akin to the groundbreaking, explosive narrative of Plata Quemada. Where better to begin than with Good Time, the 2017 masterpiece from the twisted, disquieted mind of visionary auteurs, the Safdie Brothers. The…

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