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Friday, October 16, 2015, 6 PM, Dryden Theatre—“La Hora de los Hornos” (The Hour of the Furnaces), 1968–See this important documentary at the Labor Film Festival, filmed surreptitiously during Argentina’s military dictatorship and shown underground to revolutionaries and anarchists fighting it. Some of these revolutionaries and anarchists were killed during Argentina’s “dirty war” in the 1970s.


Wednesday, November 4, 2015, 7 PM, Downtown United Presbyterian ChurchROCLA will host an in-depth discussion of the1968 Argentine film, “La Hora de los Hornos,” (The Hour of the Furnaces). Dr. David Tamarin, Professor Emeritus at SUNY Geneseo and author of The Argentine Labor Movement, 1930-1945: A Study in the Origins of Peronism, will lead a discussion of the film and the political context that led to Argentina’s “Dirty War,” during which some 13,000 people were killed or disappeared. The discussion is free and open to the public. You are welcome to attend, whether or not you have seen the film. The church is looped for the hearing impaired.

See Rotten Tomatoes entry on La Hora de los Hornos

See Wikipedia entry on La Hora de los Hornos

See Film Reference entry on La Hora de los Hornos

See NY Times review of La Hora de los Hornos