Film at Lincoln Center and Cinema Tropical are proud to bring you the sixth edition of Neighboring Scenes, an important and celebrated annual showcase of new Latin American cinema, taking place March 31 – April 12 in the FLC Virtual Cinema. The 2021 lineup features festival prizewinners, vibrant films from underrepresented countries, and recorded filmmaker Q&As for all films. Get the most out of the festival with an unbeatable offer: access the entire lineup for just $80 with the All-Access Pass here!

Throughout the festival, we invite movie lovers from across the globe to join us for series of free talks with the filmmakers and artists behind some of this year’s most anticipated titles.

Register for Neighboring Scenes free talks and watch the official 2021 trailer below.


FLC Talks are presented by HBO


Directors Marco Dutra and Caetano Gotardo
March 31, 2021 06:00 PM (ET)
Join us for Opening Night of the 6th edition of Neighboring Scenes: New Latin American Cinema, featuring a special conversation with Brazilian directors Marco Dutra (Good Manners) and Caetano Gotardo (The Moving Creatures). The filmmakers have combined creative forces for the impressive All the Dead Ones, a poignant, female-driven period drama that offers insight into structural racism in Brazil and resonates with the history of this country.

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Director Martín Rejtman
April 6, 2021 06:00 PM (ET)
Join us for a special conversation with Argentine director Martín Rejtman, which kicks off Cinema Tropical’s 20th anniversary celebration. A key figure of contemporary Argentine cinema, Rejtman will discuss his filmography and his landmark deadpan comedy, Silvia Prieto, which was Cinema Tropical’s very first screening in February 2001

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