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Watch Trailer For Venezuelan Sports Drama 'Hermano' (Brother) - In Select Theaters August 24

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by Vanessa Martinez
August 1, 2012 5:17 PM
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The 2010 acclaimed Venezuelan film Hermano (Brother), directed by Marcel Rasquin from a script penned by Rasquin and Rohan Jones, will have a limited theatrical release starting Friday, August 24 at the AMC Empire 25 and Cinema Village theaters in New York City, and in several cities across the country including Los Angeles, Miami, Chicago, San Diego and San Francisco (see venue information below).

Hermano, an Academy Awards Submission for Venezuela in 2011, focuses on the journey of brothers Daniel (Fernando Moreno) and Julio (Eliú Armas), who struggle to become professional soccer players amidst slum life and tragedy. The film won Best Feature at the 2011 Naples International Film Festival, an Audience Award at the 2010 Los Angeles Latino Film Festival and won Best Film at the 2010 Moscow Film Festival.

Here's the full synopsis:

Raised as brothers, intense teammates and competitors on the soccer field - the gregarious, swaggering Julio (Eliu Armas) and the wiry, focused Daniel/“Gato” (Fernando Moreno) have remained virtually inseparable ever since the newborn Daniel was found abandoned in a trash heap in their La Ceniza slum. The opportunity of their lives arrives when a football scout invites them to try out for the city's top professional team, just as a tragic act of violence threatens to tear them apart and prevent them from achieving their dreams.

Hermano also stars Alí Rondón, Beto Benites, Gonzalo Cubero and Marcela Girón.
 
Watch the intriguing trailer below, and see the full list of venues screening the film underneath:
 

OPENS FRIDAY, AUGUST 24 AT

New York, NY: AMC Empire 25
New York, NY: Cinema Village
Los Angeles, CA: AMC Rolling Hills 20
Los Angeles, CA: Regal South Gate
Miami, FL: AMC Mall of the Americas 14
Universal City, CA: AMC City Walk 19
Ontario, CA: AMC Ontario Mills 30
Orange, CA: AMC Orange 30
El Cajon, CA: Regal Parkway Plaza
San Marcos, CA: Regal San Marcos
San Diego, CA: AMC Palm Promenade 24
City of Industry, CA: AMC Puente Hills 20
Norwalk, CA: AMC Norwalk 20
San Francisco, CA: AMC Metron 16
Fort Worth, TX: Cinema Latino Ft Worth
Houston, TX: AMC Studio 30
Houston, TX: AMC Willowbrook 24
Houston, TX: AMC Gulf Pointe 30
Houston, TX: Regal Marquee 22
Irving TX: AMC Irving Mall 14
Live Oax, TX: Regal Live Oak
Mesquite, TX: AMC Mesquite 30
Pasadena, TX: Cinema Latino Pasadena
San Antonio, TX: Regal Cielo Vista
Humble, TX: AMC Deerbrook 24
Dallas, TX: AMC Valley View 16
Barrington, IL: AMC South Barrington 30
Chicago, IL: AMC Ford City 14
Cicero, IL: AMC Showplace Cicero 14
Aurora, CO: Cinema Latino de Aurora
Las Vegas, NV: Regal Texas Station
Las Vegas, NV: Regal Boulder Square
Las Vegas, NV: Regal Village Square
Phoenix, AZ: AMC Arizona Center 24
Phoenix, AZ: Cinema Latino
Scottsdale, AZ: Harkins Shea
Avondale, AZ: Harkins Gateway Pavillion
Tucson, AZ: Harkins Spectrum
Tempe, AZ: Harkins Arizona Mills

Additionally theaters to be confirmed.

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