Holiday (Feriado)

Sunday October 19th 2014, 12:00 pm

The Classic Gateway Theatre
1820 E Sunrise Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304

Runtime: 82 Minutes

Language: Spanish with English subtitles

Director: Diego Araujo

Country: Ecuador/Argentina 2014

Category: FLGLFF

It is the carnival holiday in 1999, days before the collapse of Ecuador’s banking system. Juan Pablo, 16, travels to the remote family hacienda in the Andes, where his uncle has taken refuge after his involvement in a corruption scandal. There, Juan Pablo meets enigmatic and self-assured Juano, from the nearby pueblo, who opens his eyes to a new liberating universe. As his country and family head for the abyss, the boys’ budding friendship develops into a fragile romance, and Juan Pablo is forced to define himself against his chaotic surrounding