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"First of all," says Gael Garcia Bernal, "I wanted to mention that what you're going to see now is in line with the current social context.The actor is portraying Rene Saavedra, a hotshot Chilean advertising executive.Saavedra's words are laden with significance, at least for audience members who know what movie they're sitting in.Pablo Larra?n's 2012 feature "No" is set in Santiago, Chile, in 1988 . Though Garc?a Bernal's star power and the genre-inflected storytelling make "No" a more accessible movie than "Tony Manero" (2008) and "Post Mortem" (2010) – the first two films of what is now called Larra?n's Pinochet trilogy – it is laced with the fine acting and the acerbic wit that are the hallmarks of his earlier arthouse work.Concerned with the country's impending 2014 election, this edition has assembled a seven-film cycle about the democratic process.The film revisits Saavedra's "Today, Chile thinks about its future" speech once more. The campaign's done and he and his boss Lucho (Larra?n Pablo Larra?n's "No" screens (in Spanish with English subtitles) at Metropolis-Sofil Cinema Aug. 28 at 8 p.m .. The Worlds Alike Elections film week runs through Sept. 2 .
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