Cine Mas SF/ Latino Film Festival

When
Event has passed (Fri Sep 15, 2017 - Sun Oct 1, 2017)
Where
La Pena Cultural Center
Time
6pm
Tags
Movies, Film Festival

Description

The Cine+Mas SF Latino Film Festival showcases the work of emerging and established filmmakers from the US, Latin America, Spain and Portugal.

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Cine+Más SF contributes to the Bay Area’s active and diverse arts scene through the Latino Film Festival, year-round programming and special events centered on Latino arts- including the visual, performance, and literary arts.

The Cine+Mas SF Latino Film Festival showcases the work of emerging and established filmmakers from the US, Latin America, Spain and Portugal. It is a celebration of the latest work coming out of the 20+ countries with which we share a bond.

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2017 Featured Films include:


1) Ruta Madre -Opening Night Film

AGUSTIN CASTANEDA / US LATINO, INTERNATIONAL, NARRATIVE / MEXICO, USA / 2016 / COMEDY, DRAMA / 97 MINS

After his first love breaks his heart, a young American singer reluctantly leaves his home in San Diego, California and embarks on an epic road trip through Baja with his uncle in order to reconnect with his Mexican roots and find himself.

Alamo DraftHouse
09/15/2017 7:00 PM

Precedes: Opening Night After Party
Gray Space/Grand Theater

Gather with other film lovers and filmmakers for an evening of music and culture. Music by Latin Soul Brothers ( Wonway Posibul & Joe Quixx) and live painting by Danny Ayala.

09/15/2017 8:30 PM


2) Last Days in Havana

FERNANDO PÉREZ / INTERNATIONAL, NARRATIVE / CUBA, SPAIN / 2016 / COMEDY, DRAMA, LGBT

Miguel and Diego are friends sharing an apartment in Central Havana. Miguel – a dishwasher at a restaurant, who dreams of leaving Cuba for New York is waiting for his exit visa. Diego, a gay man in poor health carries on enjoying every single day from the confines of a rickety old bed. Just as life marches on so do the various friends and chosen family members that mill around the apartment including including Diego's feisty 15 year old niece.

Opera Plaza Cinema
09/16/2017 7:00 PM

Roxie Theater
09/27/2017 7:00 PM


3) Mara ‘Akame’s Dream

FEDERICO CECCHETTI / INTERNATIONAL, NARRATIVE / MEXICO / 2016 / DRAMA, FAMILY, INDIGENOUS, YOUTH / 90 MINS

Nieri is a young Huichol (indigenous Mexican) in the country, whose dream is travel with his rock band to play a concert in Mexico City. But his father, a shaman, wants to start him on his path to becoming a spiritual healer. He must find the Blue Deer in his dreams. What does this mean?

Opera Plaza Cinema
09/17/2017 3:10 PM


4) Breadcrumbs

MANANE RODRIGUEZ / INTERNATIONAL, NARRATIVE / URUGUAY, VENEZUELA / 2016 / DRAMA, WOMEN IN FILM / 109 MINS

In Breadcrumbs, Liliana Pereira is returning to Uruguay from Spain where she will confront a past that meant persecution, imprisonment and the loss of custody of her son. As many other women victims of systematic violence, Liliana must choose between what her heart demands and what her conscience dictates.

Opera Plaza Cinema
09/16/2017 7:10 PM Buy Tickets
09/20/2017 7:15 PM


5) Chilean Night Filmmaker Party
EVENTS / PARTY / 180 MINS

Chi-Chi-Chi! Le-le-le! Viva Chile! After the screening of the centerpiece film, 'Little White Lie', join fest goers and filmmakers at Slate. Music with DJ Lamont. Hosted by Chile Lindo.
Preceded by: Little White Lie

Roxie Theater
09/23/2017 8:30 PM

Media

Location

location
  1. La Pena Cultural Center 3105 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA
  2. Landmark's Opera Plaza 601 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA
  3. San Francisco Main Public Library 100 Larkin Street, San Francisco, CA
  4. Museum of the African Diaspora - MOAD 685 Mission St, San Francisco, CA
  5. Roxie Theater 3117 16th St, San Francisco, CA
  6. EastSide Cultural Center 2277 International Blvd., Oakland, CA
  7. Gray Area 2665 Mission Street , San Francisco, CA
  8. Alamo Drafthouse 2550 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA