El Velador will have an exclusive one-week theatrical engagement at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City starting Thursday, June 14 and will have its national broadcast premiere on POV Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 10pm. (Check local listings.)

Filmmaker Natalia Almada will be at MoMA for a discussion following the screening of her film on Monday, June 18 at 7PM, and will also be present for a conversation with POV filmmaker Lourdes Portillo on Saturday, June 23 at 7:30PM, on the occasion of the film series “Lourdes Portillo: La Cineasta Inquisitiva.” The retrospective will feature Portillo’s most representative work, including the Academy Award-nominated documentary Las Madres: The Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo (POV 1988) and Señorita Extraviada (POV 2002).

For more details visit: Museum of Modern Art

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