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Chateles del campo / Country Kids

A film by Jason Outenreath

Nicaragua, Coming of Age/Observational Documentary, 2013
70 min, DVCPro HD, Color
Spanish with English subtitles

Director/cinematographer Jason Outenreach in attendance

Saturday, April 26th 11:00AM

Marchesa Hall & Theatre

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CHATELES DEL CAMPO is a playful and deeply personal documentary about growing up in rural Nicaragua. Connecting educators, parents, and kids, the film explores crucial issues facing the country through the lighthearted tone of its youthful protagonists. Following the students and teachers of two rural elementary schools over the course of an academic year, school is revealed not just as a place of reading, writing, and arithmetic, but also a place to learn the responsibilities of adulthood that loom large over many children’s daily lives. CHATELES DEL CAMPO explores the space where the forces of education, environment, and childhood collide, and celebrates the fact that no matter the country, culture, or language, kids will be kids. The film has recently screened at the San Diego Latino Film Festival, prior to its bow in Austin.



Regional Premiere


www.chatelesdelcampo.com, www.cineaid.org

About the director

Jason Outenreath wJason is a 26-year old filmmaker from the Bay Area with an eclectic array of interests from photography and salsa dancing to Scottish fiddling and classical piano. His short films have screened in film festivals throughout the US and Central America, and he has garnered numerous awards for his work. CHATELES DEL CAMPO is Jason’s first feature-lenth film.



Credits

Producer: Jason Outenreath Production Companies: University of Texas at Austin Cinematographer: Jason Outenreath Editor: Greg Martin Purifoy Sound Design: Korey Pereira Cast: Jorge Arróliga, Dervin García, Yolanda Espinoza González, Salvadora Arróliga, Benjamín García, Cristián López, Rita Espinoza, Epifania Marín León, Blanca González, Jorge Borge, Lorenzo Obregón

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