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Social Science and Public Policy

El Orfanato – Film Screening

October 24, 2019 at 6:30pm8:30pm EDT

Maxwell Hall, 111

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El Orfanato (The Orphanage) centers on Laura who purchases her beloved childhood orphanage with dreams of restoring and reopening the long abandoned facility as a place for disabled children. Once there, Laura discovers that the new environment awakens her son’s imagination, but the ongoing fantasy games he plays with an invisible friend quickly turn into something more disturbing. Upon seeing her family increasingly threatened by the strange occurrences in the house, Laura looks to a group of parapsychologists for help in unraveling the mystery that has taken over the place.

Directed by J.A. Bayona

Written by Sergio G. Sánchez

The film is in Spanish, with English subtitles.

This film screening is part of PLACA Cinelatte Series.

This event was first published on October 10, 2019 and last updated on October 17, 2019.

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