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The Special Especial

  Ignacio Márquez

  Venezuela, United States 91 minutes

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Available to stream Oct 14-25 in the United States.
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Livestream Filmmaker Q&A for ticket holders:

Tuesday, October 20th at 9:00pm CST
with director Ignacio Márquez
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Synopsis

World premiere

In this thoughtful and uplifting debut, the profoundly charming Chuo is having to navigate the challenges of early adulthood with Down Syndrome. He feels a growing need for independence from his father José, who struggles to provide and care for his son as he grapples with demons past and the disappointments of dreams deferred. When Chuo lands a job at a small graphic design studio, he begins to find community and discover purpose and a sense of self. Long parted by an ocean of silence and shame, will father and son be able to fulfill the promise of Chuo’s dreams and build a common future?

 Spanish with subtitles 

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