RoxCine Launches at Roxie Theater- Spanish Language Films in SF’s Mission District

RoxCine is the Roxie’s year-round Spanish-language film program. RoxCine features new releases, repertory programming, and special series and retrospectives, with an exciting mix of films – from winners at major film festivals with US distribution, to special features not seen on any other screen outside of Latin America.

The upcoming program includes:

-Neon Blue: May 6-12. Award winning film from Brazil. A cowboy (Juliano Cazarré) designs exotic outfits for a sexy dancer (Maeve Jinkings) while working at a Brazilian rodeo.

-Cuaron & Inarritu- May 12: Y Tu Mama Tambien & Amores Perros Double Feature

-Early Almodovar Week- May 20th: Screenings of several films including High Heels, What Have I done to Deserve This?, & Law of Desire

Visit Roxie.com/RoxCine for updates including film details, schedules and tickets.  Cine Mas SF is a community partner for this program.

Cesar Chavez Bio-Pic Opens March 28

The highly anticipated bio-pic about civil rights and labor leader Cesar Chavez will be in theaters on March 28. Diego Luna directs his first English language film assembling a star-studded cast that includes Michael Peña (Crash, World Trade Center, Walkout), America Ferrera (Real Women Have Curves, Ugly Betty), Rosario Dawson (Kids, Clerks, Sin City), and John Malkovich ( Red, Places in the Heart, The Killing Fields).

UC Berkeley’s Center for Latin American Studies is hosting an early screening and chat with director Diego Luna on Wednesday March 5th at 7PM. Tickets are limited. Visit their page for details: http://bit.ly/1i9YY0f

2013 Oscar Nominations Announced

The 2013 Oscar nominees were announced this morning.  Film lovers everywhere will surely be playing catch-up to see some of the films nominated. Of particular interest to us is to spotlight  those films nominated that have either a US-Latino, Latin American, or Spanish theme, cast, or production. The Oscars air on Sunday February 24th on ABC 4PM/PST.

Argo has seven nominations including Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor, Film Editing, Music (Original Score), Sound Editing, Sound Mixing – Jose Antonio Garcia, Writing (Adapted Screenplay) . The film is inspired by the  true-life account of former CIA agent Tony Mendez, author of The Master of Disguise.

No is a Chilean production directed by Pablo Larraín nominated for Foreign Language Film.  Gael Garcia Bernal stars in this drama about an ad man that put together the campaign to defeat Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet back in 1988.

Claudio Miranda

Claudio Miranda is nominated for Cinematography for Life of Pi. This is his second nomination having been nominated in the same category in 2009 for The Curious Life of Benjamin Button.  Miranda was born in Chile.

 

 

Paco Delgado

Paco Delgado is nominated for Costume Design for Les Misérables. Delgado is a Spanish born costume designer with a long list of film credits including  the Almodovar films- The Skin I Live In and  Bad Education.

 

Sixto Rodriguez

Searching for Sugarman is nominated for Feature Documentary. The subject of the film is Sixto Rodriguez, a 70’s Mexican-American folk singer who was a cult-hero in South Africa but unknown and  forgotten elsewhere.

 

 

Inocente is nominated for Documentary Short Subject. This is an inspiring film about a homeless, undocumented teen in San Diego pursuing her passion for life and art. Inocente narrates the film.

Fresh Guacamole is nominated for Short Film (Animated). There’s nothing more Mexican than guacamole.

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Early Screening CASA DE MI PADRE

Who doesn’t love Will Ferrell, Diego Luna, and Gael Garcia Bernal! Here’s your chance to see them together in an over the top comedy- CASA DE MI PADRE. We have passes to an early screening. Send us an email with your name, CASA in the subject line, to programming @ sflatinofilmfestival.com  The screening is on Tuesday March 13 in San Francisco. Film in theaters on Friday March 16.

 

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