When: Thursday, March 12 to Sunday, March 22, 2015
Where: Fashion Valley, San Diego
Description: As one of the longest-running and most respected cultural programs in San Diego, the San Diego Latino Film Festival (SDLFF) is an 11-day juried film/video exhibition of work celebrating Latino artists and Latino genre.
The festival hosts guest filmmakers’ appearances, workshops, live music, art exhibitions and gala celebrations. With new films from Latin America, Spain, U.S.A, Mexico and other parts of the world in celebration of Latino film, art, and culture this is an eleven day film festival you DON’T want to miss. Choose from over 160 films and feature Arte Latino exhibits, musical performances, after parties, filmmaker workshops, guest Latino celebrities from the hottest TV shows and feature films and its first-ever Creative Careers Expo.
“We are truly excited to share the news of these selections for this year’s festival,” said Phillip Lorenzo, Exhibitions Director for the San Diego Latino Film Festival. “This announcement represents diversity on all levels, including genre, nationality represented, and the range of emotions our audience will experience.” “These key selections from the festival should excite film lovers in San Diego for what’s to come”, Lorenzo added.
SDLFF 2015 Spotlight Films:
- Muerte en Buenos Aires
Dir. Natalia Meta
Crime/Drama – Argentina
Buenos Aires in the 1980s: Detective Chavez (DEMIÁN BICHIR), a family man and a tough cop, is tasked with solving an enigmatic murder. As the mystery surrounding this crime deepens, Detective Chavez realizes he must trust an untested rookie of dubious intentions to solve the case.
Starring: Oscar-nominated actor Demián Bichir and Chino Darin.
Dir. Acán Coen
Horror – Mexico
Ana Moreno (KATE DEL CASTILLO) manages to leave her tumultuous past behind her to build a strong family. Her established tranquility begins to crumble when three dark spirits begin to torment her. As these apparitions begin to prey on her family, Ana must do whatever it takes to ensure the safety of her loved ones.
Starring: Kate del Castillo, Raúl Mendez and Papile Aurora
Dir. Álex de la Iglesia
This unique biopic-documentary hybrid from Spanish filmmaker Álex de la Iglesia tracks Lionel Messi’s early life in Argentina to international stardom in Barcelona.
- Amor de mis Amores
Dir. Manolo Caro
Romantic Comedy – Mexico
It’s love at first sight when Lucía (SANDRA ECHEVERRÍA) accidentally runs over cyclist León (SEBASTÍAN ZURITA). However, their “happily ever after” is far from a sure thing due to one small detail: they’re engaged to other people.
Starring: Sandra Echeverría, Marimar Vega, Sebastián Zurita and Erick Elias.
Ticket Cost: General Admission – $11.50
Senior – $9.50
Student – $9.50*
Member rate – $8.50**
*These tickets only available at AMC Fashion Valley 18 Box Office with student ID.*
**These tickets only available at AMC Fashion Valley 18 Box Office with valid Media Arts Center Cine Club or member card**