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Costa Rica hosts Latin American film fest

Residents this week and next have the opportunity to see movies made south of the Rio Grande after the Fourth Latin American Film Festival kicked off yesterday.

Running through Oct. 30, the festival features full-length movies from 11 countries such as Brazilian director Jorge Furtado´s “O homem que copiava” (The Man Who Copied), showing tonight at 4 and 6 – as the other films in the festival – at Cine Vairedades (Calle 5 between Avenida Central and 1, telephone: 2222-6108).

“O homem” is about a photocopy shop attendant who falls in love with his neighbor, starts to copy money to win her affections.

This week´s lineup also includes Ecuador´s “Qué tan lejos ” (tomorrow), Chile´s “Casa de remolienda” (Thursday) and Argentina´s “La suerte está echada” (Friday).

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