TIRE DIÉ / TOSS ME A DIME

TIRE DIÉ / TOSS ME A DIME

Fernando Birri | Argentina | 1960 | Documentary | 33min

CUNY’s MARTIN E. SEGAL THEATER 4/11 @ 4:00PM – Followed by UN SEÑOR MUY VIEJO CON UNAS ALAS ENORMES

A conversation with Senel Paz & Jerry Carlson following the screening

Free and open to the Public

SYNOPSIS

In this masterpiece of documentary cinema the children in the neighborhood known as “Tire Dié” in the city of Santa Fe, Argentina, wait day by day for the passing train to ask for money from the passengers, shouting “Tire dié!” (toss me a dime!). Español

Todos los días, los niños del barrio conocido como “Tire Dié” en la ciudad de Santa Fé, Argentina, esperan a que pase el tren para pedir dinero a los pasajeros gritando “Tire Dié”, (“Tírame Diez”)

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Fernando Birri (1925-2017) directed 17 films, founded 3 films schools, and subsequently cemented the principles of what would come to be known as “New Latin American Cinema.” He was the father of, in his own words, a “nationalist, realist, critical, and popular cinema” in Latin America.

Español
Fernando Birri (1925-2017) dirigió 17 películas y durante este proceso fundó 3 escuelas de cine, creando los principios de lo que se llamaría más tarde el Nuevo Cine Latinoamericano. Él era el padre de, en sus propias palabras, un “cine nacional, realista, crítico y popular” en América Latina.