Hermia & Helena

Directed by Matías Piñeiro

Year: 2017
Color Type: Color and B&W
Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
Country: U.S., Argentina
Language: English & Spanish with English Subtitles
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Hermia & Helena

Cast
Agustina Muñoz
Mati Diop
Dustin Guy Defa
Keith Poulson
Dan Sallitt

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Directed by Matías Piñeiro


Camila (Agustina Muñoz, The Princess of France), a young Argentine theater director, travels from Buenos Aires to New York for an artist residency to work on a new Spanish translation of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Upon her arrival, she quickly realizes that her work isn't compensating for the loss of her friends and the lover she left behind. When she begins to receive a series of mysterious postcards from Danièle (Mati Diop, Claire Denis’s 35 Shots of Rum), a former participant in the same residency, Camila second-guesses her artistic endeavors and begins to seek answers about her past. Hermia & Helena mingles actors from Matías Piñeiro’s Buenos Aires repertory with stalwarts of New York’s independent film scene (Keith Poulson, Dustin Guy Defa, Dan Sallitt). It is a film of dead ends and new beginnings, navigating amorous detours across hemispheres and languages, in which the words of Shakespeare clash with the entanglements of modern, digital life.

"A whimsical Valentine to New York City."

"Piñeiro's most inspired and thrilling work to date."

  • Best Argentinean Film – Buenos Aires International Festival of Independent Cinema (BAFICI)

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Venue City Date
Cornell Cinema Ithaca 1506398400September 26, 2017
Parkway Theatre Baltimore 1506052800September 22 - September 28, 2017
Wexner Center for the Arts Columbus 1504843200September 8, 2017
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Boston 1504324800September 2 - 3, 15 - 17, 20
Cleveland Cinematheque Cleveland 15029424008/17, 8/20
Oklahoma City Museum of Art Oklahoma City 1501214400July 28 - July 30, 2017
Laemmle Monica 4-plex Los Angeles 1500004800July 14 - July 20, 2017
Laemmle Playhouse 7 Pasadena 1500004800July 14 - July 20, 2017
Northwest Film Forum Seattle 1500004800July 14 - July 16, 2017
Vancouver International Film Centre Vancouver 1499400000July 7 - July 14, 2017
Normal Theatre Normal 1498795200June 30, 2017
The Guild Cinema Albuquerque 1498795200June 30 - July 3, 2017
State Theatre of Modesto Modesto 1496980800June 9 - June 15, 2017
Alamo Drafthouse Brooklyn Brooklyn 1496980800June 9 - June 15, 2017
Metrograph New York 1495771200May 26 - June 15, 2017
Film Society of Lincoln Center New York 1495771200May 26 - June 15, 2017
Maryland Film Festival Baltimore 1493956800May 5 - May 6, 2017
Montclair Film Festival Montclair 1493956800May 5 - May 7, 2017


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