Hero Steps (CFFS 2018)

Saturday, Jan 27, 2018 @ 5 PM

(Henry Rincón, Colombia, live action, 2016, 97 min, in Spanish with English subtitles)
For ages 9+

Co-presented with Seattle Latino Film Festival! West Coast premiere!

This feature debut from Colombian writer-director Henry Rincón centers on Eduardo, a ten-year-old boy who has more than his share of harrowing challenges: he is poor, a victim of Colombia’s armed conflict, and is missing a leg. Yet, with the help of his music teacher and some valiant friends, Eduardo is determined to follow through with his passion: to form a team with other disabled children, that will participate in a children’s soccer tournament.

Content advisory: boys fighting, mild bullying, a frank description of a life-changing injury, and a coach instructs his young players to cheat.