Fiction | 95 Min | Alvaro Delgado Aparicio | | Peru, Germany, Norway

Film Info

  • Director: Alvaro Delgado Aparicio
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Country: Peru, Germany, Norway
  • Language: Quechua, Spanish
  • Venue: AMC Loews 34th Street
  • Release Date: 10 Apr, 2019
  • Original Title: RETABLO

Film Story

Segundo Paucar, a 14 year old boy wants to become a master story-box maker just like his father to carry on with the family legacy. On his way to a community celebration in the Andes, Segundo accidentally observes his father in a situation that shatters his whole world. Trapped in a chauvinistic environment, Segundo will try to deal in silence with all that is happening to him.

Festivals & Awards

Berlin International Film Festival: Winner, Best Feature Film; Winner, TEDDY Newcomer Award for Best First Feature Film

Braunschweig International Film Festival: Official Selection, Best Feature Film LGBT

Cape Town International Film Market and Festival: Jury Special Mention, Best Feature Film LGBT

Chicago International Film Festival: Winner, Gold Q-Hugo

Frameline San Francisco International LGBTQ Film Festival: Jury Prize, Best First Feature; Winner, Outstanding First Feature Award

40th International Festival of New Latin American Cinema of Havana: Best First Feature; Best Film, Award of the Havana University; Best Film, Martin Luther King Memorial Center Award

Inside Out Toronto LGBT Film Festival: Best First Feature

LesGaiCineMad, Madrid International LGBT Film Festival: Best Screenplay, Jury Prize

Lima Latin American Film Festival: Winner, Best Peruvian Feature Film

Melbourne International Film Festival: Nominee, People’s Choice Award

Molodist International Film Festival: Winner, Best International Full-length Film

NewFest: New York’s LGBT Film Festival: Grand Jury Prize

Rhode Island International Film Festival: Winner, Grand Jury Prize, Alternative Spirit Award (Feature)

San Sebastián International Film Festival: Official Selection

Seattle International Film Festival: Official Selection

Vancouver Latin American Film Festival: Winner, New Directors’ Competition


Film Director

Peruvian director Alvaro Delgado-Aparicio transitioned from studying psychology and innovation design to attend the London Film Academy. He started in movies directing and writing the short film, Can You See Me? (2010), premiering at the Los Angeles Film Festival and winning the Audience and Jury awards at the Latin American Film Festival. His second film, The Companion (2012), won the Peruvian National Short Film Award, and was a finalist at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival and the Rotterdam International Film Festival.

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Film Showtimes

Show Date

  • 2019-04-10

Show times

  • 7:00 PM

Show Date

  • 2019-04-12

Show times

  • 3:00 PM

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