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HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2
2014, 20th Century Fox, 102 min, USA, Dir: Dean DeBlois

Five years after young Hiccup (Jay Baruchel) tamed his dragon, Toothless, Vikings and the flying creatures live together peacefully on the island of Berk. But that’s not the case everywhere; as Hiccup and Toothless explore the world beyond their home, they discover a cave with hundreds of new wild dragons – and a ruthless hunter (Djimon Hounsou) who would exploit their firepower for evil ends. Featuring the voice talents of Cate Blanchett, Gerard Butler, America Ferrera and Craig Ferguson, this exciting computer-animated adventure combines the humor and heart of the original with a more mature outlook and some truly spectacular visuals.


REAL WOMEN HAVE CURVES
2002, Exlusive Media, 90 min, USA, Dir: Patricia Cardoso

First-generation Mexican-American teenager Ana (America Ferrera) is fresh out of high school and navigating the difficult decision between a full scholarship to Columbia University and family pressure to stay in East Los Angeles and work with her mother Carmen (Lupe Ontiveros) and sister Estela (Ingrid Oliu) at a downtown sewing factory. Co-starring George Lopez. Patricia Cardoso’s moving feature made a splash at the 2002 Sundance Film Festival, winning the Audience and Special Jury Prize awards, with Ferrera later nominated for Best Debut Performance at the Independent Spirit Awards. Josefina López won the 2002 Humanitas Prize for Screenwriting for her adaptation of her play of the same name, along with co-screenwriter George LaVoo.


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