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#CMSF5 Official Film Selection – Final

Fiction Film Selection   Documentary Film Selection  Short Film Selection

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Official Selection-  Narrative Features

7 Boxes –7 Cajas Juan Carlos Maneglia, Tana Schembori Paraguay 2012
AE-AutoExposure Disparos Juliana Reis Brazil 2012
Barrio Brawler  Jose Montesinos USA 2013
The Blue of the Sky- Lo Azul del Cielo  Colombia 2013
Chicama Omar Forero Peru 2013
Delusions of Grandeur Iris Almaraz , Gustavo Ramos USA 2012
Garifunas in Peril Ali Allie, Ruben Reyes Honduras/USA 2013
Homebound Fanny Véliz USA 2013
La Paz  Santiago Loza Argentina 2013
Porcelain Horse – Mejor No Hablar de Ciertas Cosas Javier Andrade Ecuador 2012
The Route of the Moon  –Ruta de la Luna Juan Sebastián Jácome Panama/Ecuador 2012
Sex, Love, & Salsa Adrian Manzano USA 2012
Sofia and the Stubborn Man – Sofia y el Terco Andrés Burbano Colombia 2012
Tlatelolco, Summer of ’68 Tlatelolco, Verano de 68 Carlos Bolado Argentina, Mexico 2013
Topsy Turvy -Patas Arriba  Alejandro Garcia Wiedemann Venezuela/Colombia/Brazil 2011
Xingu Cao Hamburger Brazil 2012

Official Selection- Documentary Features
The Absent Stone – La Piedra Ausente Sandra Rozental, Jesse Lerner Mexico 2012
Everything Comes from the Street  Alberto López Pulido USA 2013
Heart of Sky, Heart of Earth-Corazón del Cielo, Corazón de la Tierra  Frauke Sandig, Eric Black Germany 2011
La Camioneta: A Journey of One American School Bus  Mark Kendall USA – Guatemala 2012

Latinos Beyond Reel  Miguel Picker, Chyng Sun USA 2013

The Metal Stork- La cigüeña metálica  Joan López Spain, El Salvador 2013
My Heart in Yambo -Mi Corazon en Yambo María Fernanda Restrepo Ecuador 2011
The River People -La Gente del Rio  Martin Benchimol, Pablo Aparo Argentina 2012
Stable Life  Sara MacPherson USA 2013
We Women Warriors – Tejiendo Sabiduria Nicole Karsin USA 2012
What about Columbus?  Lander Camarero Spain 2012

Official Short Film Selection- Narrative & Documentary 
The Acting Lesson, The Carmen Pelaez 2012
Echo Bear Yolanda Cruz Mexico 2012
Lonche Claire Weissbluth USA 2013
The Nightshift Armando Uclés 2012
Oiaymelo Nicholas Carter Colombia 2013
Quitral  Francisco J. Paparella Chile 2013
Rake’s Commitment ( El Compromiso del Rastrillo)  Santi Veiga Spain 2012
Shooting Star Salesman Kico Velarde USA 2012
Tamale Carlos Martinez USA 2013
The Unique Ladies Gloria Maria Guadalupe Morán USA 2011
Vida Diferida Life, Deferred  Brenda Avila-Hanna USA 2013
Yasuni Nicolas Entel USA/Ecuador 2013

2012 San Francisco Latino Film Festival Schedule of Events

Get the entire schedule here:http://bit.ly/2o12Schedule. For the full schedule of events look at this calendar. Select “agenda” calendar view to see it more clearly. The festival dates are September 13-28, 2012.

Buy tickets on line or by phone at BrownPaperTickets.com / 1-800-838-3006/ Hablamos Español.  http://www.brownpapertickets.com/producer/16776

General Admission $12; Students & Seniors: $10
5-Ticket Pass $50, Students & Seniors $40
All Film Pass $125, Students & Seniors, $100
EarlyBirdAllFilmPass: $100, Student & Seniors $90
Early Bird prices through September 30.
Kick-Off Friend-Raiser with La Santa Cecilia performing along with La Candelaria, & DJ Julicio. $12 adv by September 7; $15 door

Festival contact information: 415.826.7057 / info (at) sflatinofilmfestival.com

VENUES & ADDRESSES

Sept 13 Festival Kick-Off Friend Raiser!
La Santa Cecilia in concert. Along with Candelaria and DJ Julicio!
Doors at 8PM.

Blue Macaw
2565 Mission Street  x 22nd Street
San Francisco,CA 94110

September 14, 2012 Opening Night Films
“Filly Brown” 7:30PM
“Sin Padre”. 9:30 PM

Victoria Theater
2961 16th Street
San Francisco,CA 94103
(415) 334-3307

September 14, 2012 Opening Night After-Party & Meet-Up Spot
Meet-up with your friends at SOM Bar, our host venue for the evening before the films- free before 9PM- or afterwards for the after-party.

After-Party 9PM – $10 at the door.- $5 with film ticket. Included with All-Film pass.

SOM Bar
2925 16th Street (Steps from Victoria Theater)
San Francisco,CA 94103

September 15-16, 2012 1PM-11PM

Opera Plaza Cinema
601 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco,CA
(415) 267-4893

September 17 & 24 7:30PM
Los Cenzontles Mexican Arts Center
13108 San Pablo Avenue
Richmond,CA 94805

September 19 & 26 7:30 PM
Galeria de La Raza
2857 24th Street
San Francisco,CA 94110
(415) 826-8009

September 20-21, 26 7:30PM
ATA/ Artist’s Television Access
992 Valencia
San Francisco,CA 94110

September 22-23 1PM-9PM
Mission Cultural Center of Latin American Arts
2868 Mission Street
San Francisco,CA 94110
(415) 821-1155

September 27  6PM
Mexican Heritage Plaza
1700 Alum Rock Avenue
San Jose,CA 95116
(408) 794-6240

Free event. RSVP through: http://kqedlatino.eventbrite.com/

September 25 & 28 7PM
MACLA
510 South 1st Street
San Jose,CA95113
(408)998-2783

September 28, 7PM
Eastside Cultural Center
2277 International Boulevard,
Oakland,CA 94606
(510) 533-6629

Official Selection Short Films 2012

This is the Official Selection of Shorts.

Get the entire schedule here: http://bit.ly/FestSchedule2012. For the full schedule of events look at this calendar. Select “agenda” calendar view to see it more clearly. The festival dates are September 13-28, 2012.

Vote for your Favorite Short Film by texting 64631.

101 A Doctor’s job
104 Behind the Mirror
106 Bombing Arizona
110 Dry
111 Each Time I Remember I Forget
114 God Only Watches
116 Inverted, 3 1/2 turns, in the Tuck Position
120 Maestra
121 Miles Away
129 The Crazy Life
130 The Crocodile
131 The Empty Nest
133 The Invisible Line
134 The People’s Wardrobe
135 The Volcano
136 Tropico Exotico
140 We’re All Meant To Be Queens

There are three programs including Latin America, LGBT, and US Latino. Some shorts are paired with features.

Every Time I Remember I Forget/ Cada Vez Que Me Acuerdo Me Olvido
Uruguay/Spain/UK 2011 14 min
Dir. Laura González

Maria is an old lady suffering from Alzheimers who keeps returning to her childhood during the Spanish Civil War.  Rosa, a young Colombian, has lived through a war in her own country.  When she starts taking care of Maria, it is the beginning of a special relationship.
*Shown with feature- Children of Memory
Sept 16 1:15PM Opera Plaza Cinema. Tickets: http://childrenofmemory.bpt.me
Sept 23 3PM Mission Cultural Center. Tickets: http://memory.bpt.me

The Invisible Line / La Línea Invisible
Mexico/France/USA 2011 43 min
Dir. Lisa Díez Gracia
The Hñahñu (Otomi Indians) community of El Alberto, Hidalgo (Mexico) organizes a strange tourist attraction. An eco-park by day, after nightfall transforms into a representation of the U.S.-Mexican border. Community members help reenact the illegal border crossing, complete with border patrol and narcos, in order to give tourists a more realistic perspective on the trials of the journey. Shown with Maestra.
Sept 22 3PM Mission Cultural Center. Tickets: http://maestra.bpt.me

Maestra
USA 2012 33 min
Dir. Catherine Murphy

Cuba, 1961: 250,000 volunteers taught 700,000 people to read and write in one year. 100,000 of the teachers were under 18 years old. Over half were women. This story is told through the personal testimonies of the young women who taught in rural communities across the island – and found themselves deeply transformed in the process.
*Shown with The Invisible Line
Sept 22 3PM Mission Cultural Center Tickets: http://maestra.bpt.me

Miles Away
USA 2012 12 min
Dir. Ariel Dovas, Jose Alfaro
On moving day, a mother and her son unpack their differences and discover a new home together. *Shown with feature, Smuggled, Sept 15 1PM Opera Plaza.
Tickets: http://smuggled.bpt.me

The Volcano/ El Volcan
2012 Chile 22 min
Dir. Pablo Abrahams

Luisito and Alexis are two kids who are involved in a story of friendship and survival in a marginal slum in Santiago, Chile.
*Shown with feature Voices of Chile Sept 23 1PM Mission Cultural Center .Tickets: http://voicesofchilemcc.bpt.me Sept 24 7:30PM Los Cenzontles Mexican Arts Center. Tickets: http://voicesofchile.bpt.me

Latin American Shorts Program
Sept 26 7:30PM ATA, ickets: http://latinamericanshorts.bpt.me
Dry / A Secas
Mexico 2012 2 min
Dir. Andreas Papacostas
An animated short on water conservation.
The Empty Nest / El Nido Vacío
Spain/Venezuela/USA 2012 25 min
Director/Writer: Francisco Lupini-Basagoiti

A scatterbrained, well-meaning sex therapist embarks on a journey to reconnect with her angst-ridden son after discovering his troubles may stem from the sizable ‘problem’ tucked inside his trousers.
Inverse, 3 ½ Turns, in Position C/ Inverso Tres y Media Vueltas, en Posición C
Mexico 2012 2 min
Dir. Carlos Lenin
A young man dives into the abyss. Alongside him, a young couple caresses and smiles hanging onto a moment of ecstasy.
The People’s Wardrobe/ El Ropero del Pueblo
Chile 2011 20 min
Dir. Peter McPhee Cruz

Chile, 1932. In middle of an economic depression Alicia helps by repairing worn out clothes that are delivered to poor people. She meets a younger girl who forms part of the world Alicia will discover: the world of poverty. A friendship ensues despite their differences and the political tension around them.
Trópico Exótico
Colombia 2012 22 min
Dir. Viviana Gómez Echeverry

Emilio’s dream of being an established musician is coming to fruition as his band becomes more and more successful.  Then Violeta, his ex-girlfriend and muse, suddenly comes back one night, shaking things up and reigniting their relationship.  Just when everything seems to be going right, destiny plays a dirty card that will change their lives.

LGBT Latino Shorts Program
Sept 26 at ATA. Tickets: http://lgbtshorts.bpt.me
Fallen Comrade
USA 2012 13 min Drama
Dir. James Valdez
A story about the bond between two soldiers and the impact after one is lost in combat. *Also show with feature doc, Homeboy, Sept 16 7:15.

Recipe for Love
2011 USA 26 min. LGBT
Dir. Chauncey Wales
Two women from different backgrounds embark on a journey of self-discovery, passion, and their love of food.

We’re All Meant To Be Queens /Todas Íbamos a Ser Reinas
USA 2012 25 min
Dir. Miguel Angel Astudillo
An intimate portrait of  Aurora Grajeda & Rosa Cortez, two transgender women from Mexico living in San Francisco., where the intersecting experience of migration and self-discovery, reveal the inner struggle in coming to terms with their true identity .

US Latino Shorts Program
Sept 22 1PM Mission Cultural Center Tickets: http://uslatinoshorts.bpt.me
Bombing Arizona
USA 2012 8 min
Dir. Ricardo Bracamonte
What’s the motivation behind the work of graffiti artists?  The answers, both diverse and surprising, form a nuanced study of street art in Arizona. *Also shown with feature doc, Bertsolari, Sept 15 5:15pm. Opera Plaza Cinema. Tickets: http://bertsolari.bpt.me

The Crocodile / El Cocodrilo
USA 2012 15 min
Dir. Steve Acevedo
A Mexican journalist and a cartel assassin collide in a diner with tragic consequences for both.
*Also shown with feature doc, Reporter, Sept 16 Opera Plaza Cinema Tickets:http://reporter.bpt.me  and Sept 28 7PM MACLA Tickets:  http://reportero.bpt.me

A Doctor’s Job / ¡Una Carrerita, Doctor!
Peru/USA 2011 10 min

A stubborn but caring ER physician has to drive a taxicab in order to make ends meet in Lima, a city that constantly challenges his pride and work ethics.
Also shown with feature, Sin Padre, Sept 14 9:30PM Victoria Theater. Tickets: http://sinpadre.bpt.me

God Only Watches / Dios Solo Mira
Puerto Rico 2011 15 min Drama
Dir. Alejandro Villalba, Miguel Díaz Rivera

In the aftermath of an earthquake in Haiti, a photojournalist chooses to take the picture of a man’s suicide instead of saving his life. But as the photo becomes infamous, he is haunted by a series of mysterious photos that depict his own death.

La Vida Loca
Dir. Adrian Nava
USA 2012 28 min

A film based on a true story about the Chicano gang life and a young man’s search for redemption after his friend is murdered.


 

Call For Entries- 2012

The fourth edition of the San Francisco Latino Film Festival takes place in September. If you’re interested in submitting a film, you can download the application here.  We’re looking for recent works-  shorts and features, documentaries and fiction films- by US Latino, Latin American, and Iberian (Spain/Portugal) filmmakers. The mission of the festival is to provide a platform for these filmmakers and their stories.

Cine+Mas SF Latino Film Festival Entry Form 2012– PDF

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