2015 CMSF Latino Film Festival Official Selection

We are pleased to present the films officially selected by the CMSF Latino Film Festival. For ticket information on our website click on the navigation bar or here for details.

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Fiction Features

  • 3 Beauties – 3 Bellezas – Venezuela – Dir. Carlos Caridad-Montero
  • Beautiful Youth – Hermosa Juventud – Spain/France – Dir. Jaime Rosales
  • Behavior – Conducta – Cuba – Dir. Ernesto Daranas
  • Blue Lips – Spain/Argentina – Dirs. Daniela De Carlo/Julieta Lima/Gustavo Lipsztein,/Antonello Novellino/Nacho Ruiperez,/Ricardo Nobuo Shima
  • The Boss, Anatomy of A Crime – El Patron,  Anatomia de un Crimen – Argentina- Dir. Sebastián Schindel
  • The Boy & The World – O Menino E O Mondo – Brazil- Dir. Alê Abreu
  • Ciudad Delirio – Colombia/Spain – Dir. Chus Gutiérrez
  • Farewell – A Despedida- Brazil – Dir. Marcelo Galvão
  • Glories of Tango – Fermin, Glorias del Tango – Argentina-Dirs. Oliver Kolker/Hernan Findling
  • His Wedding Dress – Vestido de Novia – Argentina-Dir. Marilyn Solaya
  • Life After – Vida Despues – Argentina – Dirs. Pablo Bardauil/Franco Verdoia
  • The Naked Screen – La Pantalla Desnuda – Nicaragua-Dir. Florence Jaugey
  • The Obscure Spring – Las Oscuras Primaveras – Dir. Ernesto Contreras
  • On the Road, Somewhere – Algun Lugar – Dominican Republic – Dir. Guillermo Zouain
  • Parabellum- Argentina/Austria- Dir. Lucas Valenta Rinner
  • A Separate Wind – Viento Aparte – Mexico – Dir. Alejandro Gerber-Bicecci
  • She – Ella – Colombia – Dir. Libia Stella Gomez
  • Soledad – USA – Dirs. Eduardo, Maytorena/Wayne Mitchell
  • Two Waters – Dos Aguas –  Cost Rica/Panama-Dir. Patricia Velásquez
  • Voice Over – La Voz en Off – Chile – Dir. Cristina Jimenez

Documentaries

  • American DREAMers – USA – Dirs. Saray Deiseil /Jenniffer Castillo
  • Echo of the Mountain – Eco de la Montaña – Mexico – Dir. Nicolas Echevarria
  • El Canto Del Colibri –The Hummingbird Song  – USA – Dir. Marco Castro-Bojorquez
  • Kingdom of Shadows – USA – Dir. Bernardo Ruiz
  • Pedro E. Guerrero: A Photographer’s Journey – USA – Dirs. Ray Telles /Yvan Iturriaga
  • The Summer of the Cans – Brazil – Dirs. Tocha Alves,/Haná Vaisman

Fiction Shorts

  • Change – USA – Dir. Xavier Galindo
  • Coyote Creek – USA – Dir. Brian Garcia
  • The Deadman – Peru – Dir. Franco Finocchiaro
  • Grown Ups – Casita-Spain – Dir. Javier Marco
  • In Between the Gutter and the Stars – USA – Dir. Diana Lesmez
  • Las Gitanas – USA – Dir. Matthew Anderson
  • Lost Weekend – USA – Dir. Adam Valencia
  • Off Track – USA – Dir. João Paulo Jacobsen
  • Rice & Matchsticks – Arroz yFosforos – Spain – Dir. Javier Beltramino
  • TrabajoDominican Republic/USA – Dir. Nelson Pena
  • Two Days of Luck– Dos Dias de Suerte – Mexico – Dir. Arturo Martinelli
  • Undercovers Encubiertos – USA – Dir. Leo Rod
  • White Water – Agua Blanca – Mexico – Dir. Alina Montero
  • Zepo – Spain – Dir. Cesar Diaz Melendez

Documentary Shorts

  • Edgar and the Joyous Life – USA – Dir. Veronica Lopez
  • A Life of EngagementUSA/Mexico – Dir. Pedro Pablo Celedón
  • Living QuechuaRunasimiwan Kawsay – USA – Dir. Christine Mladic Janney
  • My Life in Dance – Mi Vida En El Baile –  USA – Amir Jaffer

Opening Night Film: A Separate Wind – Viento Aparte – Mexico -Dir. Alejandro Gerber Bicecci

September 18th 7:30pm  Brava Theater, San Francisco.

Buy tickets for Opening Night – A SEPARATE WIND – Viento Aparte- Cine+Mas San Francisco Latino Film Festival Tickets for film, party or both. Screening at Brava Theater, after party at Verdi Club.

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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

Latin@ Program at Frameline June 14-24

Frameline 36- the San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival runs from June 14 through June 24.  Cine+Mas SF is proudly co-presenting this year’s Latin@ Program. Read more about each film in the Latin@ Program below or visit Frameline for the full line-up of films and special events.

Elliot Loves
Monday, June 18 @ 7PM, Victoria Theatre
Wednesday, June 20 @ 9:30PM, Rialto Cinemas Elmwood in Berkeley

http://ticketing.frameline.org/festival/film/detail.aspx?id=2677&FID=49

Finding love in the big city is never easy. But it’s always entertaining in this bouncy romantic comedy from first time feature filmmaker Terracino. Complete with wild visual nuances, surprising fantasy interludes and a non-traditional approach to just about every aspect of filmmaking, this a must see for connoisseurs of brave new cinema.

Con Tu Nombre
Tuesday, June 19 at 7:00PM, Victoria Theatre

http://ticketing.frameline.org/festival/film/detail.aspx?id=2518&FID=49

This collection of queer Latin@ shorts brings together a strong blend of poder, fe y nuestra familia. Family photos entwine with sacred ritual and relationship remembrance, fly homeboys and crushed-out schoolgirls explore their deseos, a ranchero yearns of being una reina, and a precious regalo is shared with comunidad.

Habana Muda
Monday, June 18 at 1:30PM, Castro Theatre

http://ticketing.frameline.org/festival/film/detail.aspx?id=2464&FID=49


Amor speaks louder than words in Eric Brach’s compassionate documentary that follows the complicated romantic entanglements and émigré dreams of Chino, a charismatic deaf-mute bisexual who supports his female partner and kids in rural Cuba while falling for a Mexican lover in Havana.

Mosquita y Mari
Saturday, June 16 at 7:00PM, Victoria Theatre
Monday, June 18 at 7:00PM, Rialto Cinemas Elmwood

http://ticketing.frameline.org/festival/film/detail.aspx?id=2644&FID=49

A sweet and genuine film about two Chicana high schoolers, Yolanda, a shy, straight-A student, and Mari, her “bad girl” classmate, as they come into their own and come to grips with their budding romance.

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

Cine+Mas SF Latino Film Festival_Entry Form 2012-Word

Spain’s Official Selection for Foreign Film Oscar

Icíar Bollaín tells the story of Christopher Columbus in También la Lluvia (Even the Rain). Drama. 2009. 103 min.

Mexico’s Official Selection for Foreign Language Oscar Gets Nominated

Biutiful directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu from Mexico is among the five nominated for Best Foreign Language Film.

Javier Bardem is nominated for Best Actor in a Leading Role by the Academy and we are elated. This was a power performance by the veteran Spanish actor.

Bardem said in a statement: “I am truly honored for this nomination and deeply thankful to the Academy members for their trust and support. … It’s really a huge honor to have been nominated in a non-English speaking performance and in the name of all my colleagues in Spain and mine I want to show my gratitude to the Academy for support and a recognition in this nomination.”

written by @vc29

Argentina’s Official Selection for Foreign Film Oscar

Carancho directed by Pablo Trapero from Argentina. 107 minutes, drama.

The film was presented as Official Selection at Cannes Film Festival 2010, Pablo Trapero as Best Director and Martina Gusman as Best Actress at Fantastic Fest 2010.

Find more info about this film at IMDB.


Costa Rica’s Official Selection for Foreign Film Oscar

Saludos Cybergente. Award season is here and we’re on the verge of hearing official Oscar nominations. However we already know nominees for the Foreign reign Language Film category. Here is a trailer for Costa Rica’s Official Selection.

Del Amor y Otros Demonios (Of Love and other Demons) directed by Hilda Hidalgo from Costa Rica. 2009, 97 min. Drama.




Click here for more info from IMDB. Read our new posts to see other Spanish language foreign film nominees.