Pink Lagoon + My Name Is Annabel
The State Theatre - Sunday, November 5th
- 10:30am - 10:50am
- My Name Is Annabel
- Featured Documentary Short Film
- 10:50am - 11:112am
- The Pink Lagoon
- Featured Narrative Film
Director Juan Arce and actress Monica Arce in attendance in conversation with Dr. Janet Lyon.
The Pink Lagoon
About The Film
Two distant siblings, two different worlds. A journey of familial reconnection, positivity, and valuing the different ways of seeing the world. Mariana is a fiercely independent, twentysomething young woman with Down’s syndrome who loves ballet, art, and living her best life. When invited to participate in a publicly funded dance exhibition in the city of Merida, Yucatan, she visits uptight, estranged brother Arturo with her free-spirited ballet teacher in tow to ask for some assistance getting there. Arturo, initially put out and resistant to doing anything much to help that would distract him from his own life and high-strung fiancée, can’t help but to be swept up by his sister’s profound dignity, sincerity for the world in general, and true passion for dance.
From Oct. 30 – Nov. 5, 2023, The Centre Film Festival will return for a weekend of the finest offerings in contemporary cinema at the State Theatre in State College and the Rowland Theatre in Philipsburg.
We are back to celebrate the magic of storytelling on the big screen and beyond. Join us in honoring multigenerational narratives and sparking meaningful conversations through art, locally and globally. With the historic Rowland Theatre and State Theatre as our backdrop, we’re getting all set to bring you more than 50 Pennsylvania Premieres, 4 United States Premieres, Made in PA films, a night of Thrills and Chills for Halloween, Sports on Screen, World Cinema, Pride on Screen, and an inaugural Indigenous Peoples Heritage Month track… and so much more.
Check back here and centrefilm.org for more information.