September Film Programming Update

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Our programming team has been screening, discussing, arguing and carefully deciding on the final few films that will makeup the official selection for our film festival, which kicks off September 15th.

If you’ve submitted a film, hold tight. You will be notified if your film has been selected. We received an amazing crop of film to choose from and we’re very excited about reporting our selections soon.

The development team has been ironing out community partnerships and will also be reporting those and exciting new additions to the festival’s dynamic.

Stay tuned to our industry shout-outs via Twitter or spark a convo with us on Facebook. We’re chatty, so feel free to voice your film thoughts with us!

Jeremy Ray Valdez at SF Pride

Jeremy Ray Valdez

Jeremy Ray Valdez is a rising star that  gained notoriety for his role as Jesse Rivera, a young gay man struggling to come out to his butch  father  played by Benjamin Bratt in the hit film, La Mission.

Valdez won the 2010 Imagen Award for best supporting actor for his work. He was also recently in All She Can an indie pic that screened at the Sundance Film Festival.

He is currently working on his newest film titled, Dreamer, a feature narrative drama about an undocumented young man whose life falls apart after his employer discovers his immigration status.

Don’t miss his appearance in the SF Pride Parade.

 

Upcoming screenings – Undertow & Immigration Nation!

Undertow

Undertow/Contracorriente

June 14 –  7PM- BollyHood Cafe

Join us for an encore screening of “UNDERTOW” on June 14 at BollyHood Cafe in the Mission.

Doors open at 7PM. Film at 8PM.  Meet up with other film lovers and join us for a drink. Cash bar. Co-presented with JCE Cinema. Click on the Brown Paper Tickets below to buy tickets.

Win tickets to exclusive screening of ‘Even the Rain’

Tambien la Lluvia with Gael Garcia Bernal

We’re awarding 10 lucky winners two tickets to an exclusive Feb. 8 preview screening of Tambien la Lluvia (Even the Rain) starring Gael Garcia Bernal at Landmark’s Embarcadero Theater.

This is Spain’s Official Oscar Selection which was also nominated for 13 Goya Awards – Spain’s Oscar equivalent.

(Exclusive screening will have English subtitles.)

HOW TO ENTER
Submit your full name, phone number and email address to info@sflatinofilmfestival.com and write EVEN THE RAIN in the subject line. We’ll choose 10 winners who will be contacted via email with instructions on how to pick up passes. One email per entry.

Visit Tambien la Luvia (Even the Rain) on Facebook for a full synopsis. Para informacion en espanol visita: tambienlalluvia.com.

Tambien la Luvia opens February 18 in SF Bay Area theaters and will have English subtitles. Check back for showtimes.

written by @vc29