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Spark
Year:  2016
Running Time:  19 minutes
Country:  USA / Venezuela / Mexico
Language:  Spanish with English subtitles
Genre:  Drama
Venue:  Playhouse Theater [40 Main Street]
Cast:  Gabriel Tarantini, Carlos Montilla, Ileanna Simancas, Daniela Azuaje, Steve Wilcox, Ricardo Herranz, Victor Manso, Fanny Véliz
Showtime:   Tuesday, April 18, 2017 @ 04:00 PM
Director:  Juan Martinez Vera

Description:
  Oscar, a young Venezuelan student sparks a social media movement using an innovative cell phone application to circumvent the censorship in his country.

Inspired by the student protests that shook Venezuela in 2014, SPARK tells the story of Oscar, a 19-year old Venezuelan student who is detained after helping organize a protest against the violence in his country. Experiencing a media and Internet shut down, Oscar’s mother, Mariana and his friend, Alma use a Bluetooth-based software called SPARK to create a campaign that pressures their government to find Oscar.

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Screening with: The Curve

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