The latest film in director Matias Piñeiro’s loose, innovative, and beautifully contemporary adaptations of Shakespeare’s plays, HERMIA & HELENA is unlike any other film in the festival. A transcontinental story, where the written words of Shakespeare clash with the entanglements of modern, digital life. When a young translator accepts a position at a New York City residency, she seizes upon the opportunity to connect with a previously unknown stranger, an encounter that will shape her experience of America and reframe her life as she knows it.
In Person: Director Matías Piñeiro, Actor Dan Sallitt, and Producer Graham Swon
In English and Spanish with English Subtitles
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