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San Diego Latino Film Festival

Award Winners & Thank You! – 21st Annual SD Latino Film Fest

Posted March 24th, 2014 by glennheath in Uncategorized


On behalf of MEDIA ARTS Center San Diego I want to thank you for your support of our 21st Annual San Diego Latino Film Festival (March 13-23, 2014).

Thanks to you, we’ve had an amazing 11-days and record crowds once again! Mil gracias to all of the sponsors, attendees, special guests, media outlets, volunteers, staff, Board of Directors, musical acts, artists & community partners!

The annual San Diego Latino Film Festival would never be the success it is without YOU! It is always fun to see our supporters enjoying the environment of a truly unique experience. See some of the amazing festival photos here: or short video spotlighting the first few days of this year’s festival!

Come visit us year-round at our Digital Gym CINEMA in North Park. Nos vemos en el cine! – Ethan van Thillo, Founder / Executive Director

We are honored to announce this year’s 2014 Premio Corazon Award Winners:

HBO U.S. Latino Award (Narrative) – Avenues
HBO U.S. Latino Award (Documentary) – Cesar’s Last Fast
HBO U.S. Latino Best Short Award – Alta Exposicion
Best Narrative – Tercera llamada
Best Documentary Feature  – Purgatorio
Best Student Film – A Late Man
Best Local Film – Skin Destination
Best Narrative Short- Musica Para Despues de Dormir
Best Documentary Short – Minerita
Best Animated Short – Galus Galus
Best Experimental Short – Des(pecho) Trucción
Audience Award (Narrative) – No sé si cortarme las venas o dejármelas largas
Audience Award (Doc) – Cesar’s Last Fast

Watch video of the official award winners announcements at this year’s Awards Ceremony & Founder’s Reception that took place Sunday, March 23rd.

Join us for our monthly screening of Latino films at our Digital Gym CINEMA in North Park.This year’s BEST FEATURE FILM award winner, Tercera Llamada, opens April 11-17! Don’t miss this fun comedy from Mexico, if you missed it at the film festival.




Major Sponsors: City of San Diego Commission for the Arts & Culture, U-T San Diego, Vida Latina- SanDiego, Enlace. Screen Sponsors: Harrah’s Rincon San Diego North, San Diego Gas and Electric, National Endowment for the Arts, Union Bank. Showcase Sponsors: HBO, Cafe Sevilla, Neighborhood House Association, Televisa XEWT 12, KPBS, County of San Diego, Azteca SanDiego 15, El Latino Newspaper, ViendoMovies, DirecTV, Metropolitan Transit System (MTS), National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures (NALAC), Centro Cultural Tijuana, Cuba Beverage Company. Gala Sponsors: Fiesta Hall, Stella Artois, Uniradio, Radio Latina, Televisa XEWT 12, Vida Latina – San Diego, Univision. Award Sponsors: HBO, ViendoMovies. Film Sponsors: Latino Public Broadcasting, ScholarShare, NuVoTV, Cinelatino, LatAm Cinema, Radio Latina 104.5 FM, New York Life Insurance, Mujer Actual, Para Todos, Channel 933, KISS 95.7, Periodico InfoBaja, Channel 50 KSDY, SAG Indie, Grand Hotel Tijuana, Walmart, La Gran Tapa, Visual Impact, Xolos, Bassmnt San Diego, Papa Luna’s, Venga Venga, San Diego State University, 40 Principales 107.7 FM. Official Magazine Sponsor: Giving Back Magazine. Official Hotel Sponsor: Town & Country Resort Hotel. Newspaper Sponsors: El Mexicano, San Diego City Beat. Official Spanish-Language Television Sponsors: Telemundo 33, Univision KBNT 17. Official Spanish-Language Radio Sponsors: La Invasora 99.7 FM, Pulsar 107.3 FM. Official English-Language Radio Sponsors: Jammin’ Z90, 91x, and Magic 92.5. Official Airline Sponsor: AeroMexico Contigo. Official Transportation Sponsor: Amtrak.