Come along to UQ's third Latin American Film Festival screening. This night we will be playing the Argentinan film Man Facing Southeast (Hombre Mirando al Sudeste).

This is a free event. No registration necessary. 

Film summary

Dr Julio Denis is baffled by the unexplained arrival of a mysterious new patient at the Argentinian psychiatric hospital where he works. The newcomer tells Julio that he is an extra-terrestrial, sent to Earth to observe the behaviour of humans firsthand. Urged by hospital administrators to treat him like any other patient, Julio soon begins to wonder against his better judgement whether his new patient could indeed be from another planet

Language: Spanish
Subtitles: English
Running Time: 105min
Film Year: 1986

About Latin American Film Festival

We are excited to be supporting the 15th Annual Latin American Film Festival in conjunction with our UQ-Latin American Colloquium.

The Latin American Film Festival is presented by 16 of the Latin American Embassies in Australia and sponsored by the Federal Government and Council on Australia Latin America Relations (COALA). 

Join us in celebrating Latin American filmmakers and come along to one of our four screenings at The University of Queensland's St Lucia campus.  This is a free, public event showcasing a sample of the creative best of Latin American cinema. Films are restricted to ages 18 years and over only.

To find a full list of screenings for this year's Latin American Film Festival (LAFF), you can go to the official LAFF Facebook page



Hawken Engineering (Building 50), UQ St Lucia Campus