‘Machine for the Aura’ Argentine film screening


The Multicultural and Global Diversity Project Team at HKU, the  Consulate General of the Argentine Republic in Hong Kong and Macau, and the Spanish Programme are delighted to invite you to the film screening of

Machine for the Aura – 能看到靈魂的機器– Máquina para ver el alma

112 min., science fiction/fantasy, with Chinese and English subtitles 

Directors: Ana Laura Monserrat & Nahuel Srnec

followed by a post-screening discussion with the directors moderated by Dr. Mercedes Vázquez. 


Valeria, a young woman scientist, seeks to demonstrate the existence of a previously unknown type of energy typical of living beings. On the way, she has to struggle with the rigid system of beliefs in a scientific world ruled by men. Older scientists underestimate her search and her discoveries, seeking to ruin her. A photographer comes to Valeria’s aid; together they will work on proving the existence of the unknown energy. The directorial debut of Ana Laura Monserrat, who obtained a PhD in biology at the University of Buenos Aires and is familiar with women’s struggles in the academic world from her own experience.

Blackmagic design official press: https://www.blackmagicdesign.com/ae/media/release/20211221-02

Tue 11 April 2023

6:30 PM – 9:30 PM HKT

CPD 124, Centennial Campus, HKU

(Near Exit C1 of HKU Station)

Register here