Fest closing night screenings- De Young Museum & East Side Cultural Center

The 5th Annual Cine+Mas SF Latino Film Festival closes tonight with a couple of great free programs and the added treat of visiting filmmakers. See you tonight!

The Absent Stone/La Piedra Ausente – De Young Museum 6:30PM- Sept 27  NO ADVANCE TICKETS.  Arrive by 5:30PM to obtain a ticket at the door of the Koret Auditorium.  More information.  Co-Presented with the De Young Museum and the Consulate General of Mexico in San Francisco. Directors Sandra Rozental and Jesse Lerner confirmed to attend.

In 1964, the largest carved stone of the Americas was moved from the town of San Miguel Cuatlinchan in the municipality of Texcoco to the National Anthropology Museum in Mexico City in an impressive feat of engineering. The extraction of the monolith, which represents the pre-Hispanic water deity, set off a rebellion in the town and led to the intervention of the army.

Garifuna in Peril– East Side Cultural Center- 2277 International Blvd, Oakland 94606  7PM ScreeningRSVP Arrive early.  Space limited. First come, first served. Director Ali Allie confirmed to attend.

A Garifuna language teacher fights to keep his endangered language alive in the face of personal betrayal and tourism’s encroachment.