At 7:00 p.m., at the Córdoba Cultural Center (Avenida Poeta Lugones 401), begins: “The luck of Chan-sil” (Korea, 2019), a film by Kim Cho-hee that will be screened as part of the Korean film series . The synopsis of the film anticipates that the film producer Chan-sil is not doing well and, in addition, the director with whom he always collaborated has just passed away. With no prospects and no luck, she is forced to rent a room in a seedy neighborhood. Although something is not quite right. The function is with free admission and free.
At 9 pm, in the same space and under the Korean cinema cycle, it will be the turn of the film “The Throne” (Republic of Korea, 2015) by Lee Joon-ik. The story is set in the year 1762. There, King Yeongjo of the Joseon dynasty has ruled for thirty-five years. His son, Prince Sado, is accused of betraying his father. The king falls into a dilemma: condemning his son would mean becoming the father of a traitor, and that would threaten his throne, so he asks Sado to commit suicide to die with honor. The king’s beloved grandson begs for the life of his father, so the king decides to condemn Sado to spend his days locked in a wooden chest without access to a single drop of water. Entrance is free and open.
Tomorrow, Tuesday at 6 pm, at the Evita Palacio Ferreyra Museum (511 Hipólito Yrigoyen Avenue), “The Tomb of the Fireflies” (Japan, 1988) directed by Isao Takahata will be screened. The film dates back to World War II (1939-1945), where Seita and Setsuko are the children of a Japanese naval officer who live in Kobe. One day, during a bombardment, they can’t get to the bunker where their mother is waiting for them in time. When they later look for her mother, they find her badly injured at the school that has been converted into an emergency hospital. The film can be enjoyed within the framework of the cinema cycle in the palace with free admission until the capacity of the room is exhausted.
At 7:00 p.m., at the Córdoba Cultural Center (Avenida Poeta Lugones 401), it will be the turn of the feature film by Jeong Seung-o, “A movin la tuba” (Corea, 2019). The film tells the story of the eldest daughter of a family who receives an official notification confirming that her father’s grave will be forcibly expropriated due to modernization projects in the area where the cemetery is installed. Hye-young and her sisters reunite for the occasion after a long time without seeing each other, but they can’t locate her brother. The film is part of the Korean cinema cycle with free admission.
At 9:00 p.m., a film that will be screened within the same cycle arrives at the Córdoba Cultural Center: “A Taxi Driver / The Heroes of Gwangju” (Korea, 2017) by Jang Hun. This film focuses on a moment as historic as it is traumatic for Korean society: in 1980, the people of the city of Gwanju rose up against the dictatorship that ruled the country. The military repression did not take long to react, causing a massacre with hundreds of civilian victims. The event became a symbol of the struggle for democracy and of South Koreans’ opposition to authoritarian regimes. This time, Jang Hun chooses to fictionalize the events and transform them into a tale filled with emotion and tears, in which a taxi driver and his colleagues help a foreign journalist enter and escape a besieged city. An adventure that will lead them to become anonymous and unexpected heroes who, almost without knowing it, will manage to change the history of a country. Entrance is free and open.
At 7:00 p.m., at the Córdoba Cultural Center (401 Poeta Lugones Avenue), a remake of the Japanese film “The Key to Life” by Kenji Uchida will be screened: “Crossed Keys” (Korea, 2016). Within the framework of the Korean cinema cycle, Lee Gae-Byeok’s film tells the story of a perfectionist hitman, with a success rate of 100%, slips while in a public bathroom, hitting his head and suffering as a result of it a terrible amnesia. The fact that in the confusion she exchanges his locker key with that of an unknown actor will cause him to start living a new and unexpected life. Admission is free.
At 8:00 p.m., the inauguration of the 3rd edition of the exhibition cycle of the year begins at the Emilio Caraffa Museum (avenida Poeta Lugones 411). In this block of exhibitions you can enjoy “Photographs 1930-1943” by Francisco Medail. There will also be “Antonio Pedone”, an institutional exhibition produced by the Museum’s Collection Area. “Give the word” by the group Urbomaquia also arrives, curated by Carina Cagnolo. As will also be “Romilio, the butterflies and his hunter”, produced by the Museum’s Education Area within the framework of the Lesolvidades educational project. Finally, it will also be inaugurated: “Life is hard, but not so much” by the Bondi group, curated by Edgardo Giménez. Admission to the opening is free and free.
Also at 8 pm the “Aware Concert” begins at the UNC Cultural Center (Duarte Quirós 307). A show that will be given by the choir of the Singing Seminary of the Teatro del Libertador directed by Melina Ceballos. It will be a chamber concert with choral music by Asian composers from Japan, China, South Korea, Indonesia and the Philippines. The title of the show is due to the fact that “aware” is a Japanese word that defines a feeling generated by the contemplation of the beauty of nature. The program includes original works for a cappella mixed choir, choral versions of folk music and children’s songs in the vernacular languages of each country. Entrance is free and open.
At 9:00 p.m., at the Córdoba Cultural Center (401 Poeta Lugones Avenue), “Murder” (Republic of Korea, 2015) will be screened as part of the Korean film series. Choi Dong-hoon’s film is set in 1933, when Korea was occupied by the Japanese. A group of rebel exiles plans to kill a Japanese commander, but the only assassin who can take on such a delicate task is in jail. The resistance is about to break her out of prison, but a spy alerts the Japanese, accelerating a network of betrayals. Assassination has its origin in a vintage photograph in which a group of anonymous fighters for independence can be seen. The screening can be enjoyed with free admission.
From 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., at the Córdoba Cultural Center (avenida Poeta Lugones 401), you can enjoy two exhibitions with free admission: “Monochrome in four colors No. 2” by the Mar del Plata artist Mariano Ferrante, who, with a painting and acrylic technique on the wall in an area of 240 m2 that extends into interior and exterior spaces of the Cultural Center. At the same time, there will be the exhibition “The Space After”, a mural painting that includes the intervention of the columns and lighting by the artist Leyla Tschopp.
At 5:00 p.m., at the Emilio Caraffa Museum (411 Poeta Lugones Avenue), a meeting will begin to discuss the products and work processes developed by the Bondi group, made up of Iván López Prystajko and Eugenio Gómez Llambí, as part of the exhibition “Life is hard, but not that hard.” Admission to the discussion is free and free.
At 8 pm, at the Córdoba Cultural Center (avenida Poeta Lugones 401), “Tangos en el Centro” will begin. The presentation will be made by the Municipal Ensemble of Citizen Music, with the purpose of representing a universal genre such as tango, rescuing unknown compositions and adding current pieces as a way of keeping this genre alive and dynamic.
At 9 pm, in the Carlos Gimenez room of the Teatro Real (San Jerónimo 66), “Las Brujas de Shakespeare” will give its second performance. The play tells the story of three witches who, on the eve of Halloween, the First, Second and Third go to a coven to which they were invited by Hecate. They are meeting again after their last time, in 1603, when they were with Shakespeare. The witches will meet other characters such as Othello, Desdemona, Cleopatra, Antonio and Lucrecia on a journey that will make them discover how Shakespeare has portrayed women throughout his work and they will marvel at the great relevance of the conflicts that they they go through The ticket has a value of 1,200 pesos and can be purchased on the website ventas.autoentrada.com or at the theater box office.
At 8:00 p.m., on the Paseo del Buen Pastor (Avenida Hipólito Yrigoyen 325), “La Catrina” begins, a representation of death by the Mexican people performed by the Comedy Cordoba and the stable cast of Puppets of the Royal Theater. The function will have an addition: Doña Francisca will tell us about her memories, from childhood, adolescence and as an adult. In her memories, her death has her presence, since she looks for it and cannot find it. Death highlights the importance of life, which is why a living death, as the Sabalero (Uruguayan singer) says, will never be a meek death. The play is aimed at adolescent and adult audiences. The ticket has a value of 500 pesos and can be purchased through the sales.autoentrada.com system or at the Teatro Real ticket office up to half an hour before the performance.
At 8 pm, at the Córdoba Cultural Center (avenida Poeta Lugones 401), a new edition of the “Guitars of the World Festival” begins. This meeting already has headquarters in the 24 provinces and in around 86 cities of the country; On this occasion, the participation of Román Carballo, Daniela Calderón, Napoleón Garay and Jorge Cardoso and Sylvie Dagnac stands out. Admission is free and free subject to the capacity of the room.
At 8 pm, at Paseo del Buen Pastor (325 Hipólito Yrigoyen avenue), there will be the “Municipal Symphonic Band” under the direction of maestro Luis Alberto Anselmi. A concert that includes the Emigranti Choral Group of the Italian Society of San Francisco together with the María Juana Communal Choir and the bronze quintet, made up of members of the Córdoba Symphony Band. Entrance is free and open.
From 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., at Paseo del Buen Pastor (Avenida Hipólito Yrigoyen 325), you can enjoy the “Piano Libre” concert series. A meeting that aims to bring together fans of all genres, both classical and popular music. The instrument is installed outdoors, on the esplanades of the Paseo del Buen Pastor, and there, fans and visitors can meet and share the music. There will be music students, concert performers and fans of all ages in a plural and transversal event for all genres and levels that will be convened by the same love: music. Entrance is free and open.
At the same time, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., at Paseo del Buen Pastor (Avenida Hipólito Yrigoyen 325), “ROTRARACT Córdoba” will begin. A project aimed at supporting people who are undergoing cancer treatment. There, the donation of hair suitable for the manufacture of oncological wigs is collected. The entire community is invited to join and help in this cause.