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The San Diego Latino Film Festival shows a variety of themed short film blocks. Every year I make sure to check out one of their showcases. This year I attended Frontera Filmmakers, featuring movies made by directors near our border town of San Diego and Tijuana.
The documentary film Nos Llaman Guerreras (They Call Us Warriors) directed by Jennifer Socorro, Edwin Corona and the late David Alonso, centers on the Venezuelan women’s soccer team and their fight to win the first World Cup for their country. What makes these women different from all other female soccer players, they had to fight against their country’s political and economic strife to get there.
This year’s San Diego Latino Film Festival (SDLFF) from March 14 – 24, 2019 marks its 26th year. It will take place at the AMC 18 Fashion Valley theaters and Digital Gym CINEMA in North Park.
Walkout first premiered in 2006 on HBO and is directed by Edward James Olmos, considering the current struggles the world is facing today and in commemoration of the landmark event, it was added as part of the films shown for the 25th anniversary of the San Diego Latin Film Festival.
The annual Media Arts Center San Diego Latino Film Festival (SDLFF) kicked off this year’s event with their opening media party on February 22nd. Rich in culture and history, the SDLFF has been delighting and engaging fans for 25 years, and the media party did not disappoint. Hosted at One Bunk in Barrio Logan, the festivities featured legendary actors such as Pepe Serna, tequila infused cocktails, delicious food from Cocina 35, live music, and silk-screeners making festival shirts on site.
The San Diego Latino Film Festival featured some wonderful and eye-opening films this year. I had the pleasure of seeing quite a few, here’s a rundown of some of my fave flicks.
Interview with Tercer Grado (Day Release) actor Jesús Lloveras and director Geoffrey Cowper at the 22nd San Diego Film Festival. The festival goes from March 12-22nd showcasing top talent from around the world. On his first weekend of parole after 5 years in prison, Mark Rodriguez witnesses the armed robbery of a security van. His […]
On February 21, 2013 the San Diego Latino Film Festival held a media kick-off party at Gang Kitchen located downtown at 345 6th Avenue. Guests enjoyed live music, appetizers and a free drink. Tijuana Mayor, Carlos Bustamante Anchondo was in attendance to help kick off the 20th anniversary celebration. In addition to new works, SDLFF […]