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Date: March 10, 2019

Location: Virtual

In a remote outpost in Patagonia during the late 1800s, Captain Gunnar Dinesen has come from Denmark with his fifteen year-old daughter to take an engineering job with the Argentine army.  Being the only female in the area, Ingeborg creates quite a stir among the men.  She falls in love with a young soldier, and one night they run away together.  When Dinesen realizes what has happened, he decided to venture into enemy territory, against his men's wishes, to find the young couple.  


This program is free and open to the public and begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, January 13th in the UICA theater.

A panel discussion with a film scholar and history/cultural representative takes place after the film viewing, followed by a reception with complimentary food and beverages reflecting the regional cuisine of the film's origin.


Panel Discussion for Jauja:

Moderator: Anal Shah

Panelist(s): Spencer Everhart (film); David Stark (culture)

More about Chiaroscuro's 13th Season:

2019 Series Theme: Fate

Using a variety of narrative, cinematic and thematic devices, each film in the 2019 series explores the idea of fate-destiny, chance, luck, karma, providence, serendipity, what's your idea of fate? 


Certainly one of the best films of the year…[from] a master filmmaker.

- Bilge Ebiri, Vulture

A revelation...a work of tremendous beauty and continual surprise.

- Dennis Lim, Art Fourum

Viggo Mortensen is superb.

- Scott Foundas, Variety

Jauja Official Trailer

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