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San Diego Latino Film Festival

Cine Gay

With the 9th annual Cine Gay Showcase, San Diego Latino Film Festival furthers its mission to correct the often distorted and cliche images seen on television and movies by revealing LGBT lives and experiences through dynamic films and documentaries.


  1. Alex y Fabio Ya No Están

    Alejandro D. Orengo Colon / Cine Gay / Puerto Rico / 2013 / Drama / 18 mins
    Alex and Fabio’s intricate relationship is examined through a series of flashbacks, highlighting their initial insatiable desire for one another to the inopportune turn of events that led to the dismantling of their relationship. What results is not only an examination of a broken relationship, but an honest portrayal of modern love and its oftentimes fleeting nature.
    Plays In:
    Cine Gay Shorts

    UltraStar Mission Valley Cinemas Hazard Center
    March 21, 2014 6:00 pm


  2. Bajo El Último Techo

    Edgar A. Romero / Cine Gay / Mexico / 2013 / Dama / 12 mins
    Beto, an imaginative and precocious 9 year-old, feels creatively stifled by his overbearing grandparents who act as his guardians. He finds an outlet through a friendship he forms with Stephany, his transgender neighbor, who helps him see the world in unexpected ways.
    Plays In:
    Cine Gay Shorts

    UltraStar Mission Valley Cinemas Hazard Center
    March 21, 2014 6:00 pm


  3. Carreteras

    Denisse Quintero / Cine Gay / Mexico / 2013 / Drama / 10 mins
    Carmela, a young shopkeeper, leads a serene life in the Mexican countryside. Her world is flipped upside down with the arrival of Abril, a vibrant and intrepid force of nature. Carmela must make the decision between keeping her quotidian life intact or pursuing an adventure into the unknown with Abril.
    Plays In:
    Cine Gay Shorts

    UltraStar Mission Valley Cinemas Hazard Center
    March 21, 2014 6:00 pm


  4. El cańaveral

    Samuel Lopez / Cine Gay / El Salvador / 2013 / Documentary / 58 mins
    Fearing for his life, Joaquín, an HIV+ gay Salvadorian political activist, seeks asylum in Canada but the outcome of his refugee claim looks bleak.
    El cańaveral

    Digital Gym Cinema
    March 18, 2014 4:00 pm

    El cańaveral

    UltraStar Mission Valley Cinemas Hazard Center
    March 23, 2014 12:30 pm


  5. La Partida

    Antonio Hens / Cine Gay / Cuba / 2013 / Drama, Sports / 94 mins
    Two Cuban men on the edge of marginality fight to lead a life together. But it's hard for both: one has to work aso he can pay off his father-in-law's debts. The other prostitutes himself in the streets to fulfill his family's duties... In an island where baseball was the king, soccer seems to be the only way to escape.
    La partida

    UltraStar Mission Valley Cinemas Hazard Center
    March 15, 2014 8:00 pm

    La partida

    UltraStar Mission Valley Cinemas Hazard Center
    March 18, 2014 5:30 pm


  6. Margarita

    Dominique Cardona, Laurie Colbert / Cine Gay / Canada / 2012 / Drama / 90 mins
    Margarita works as a live-in maid for power couple Ben and Gail and their teenage daughter Mali. She’s dating a beautiful female medical student and is happy taking the lead on the family’s domestic routine. This all changes when a series of bad investments threaten to bankrupt the family permanently. To cut costs, Ben and Gail fire Margarita, an action that completely uproots all sense of cohesion in the household.
    Margarita

    UltraStar Mission Valley Cinemas Hazard Center
    March 15, 2014 12:30 pm

    Margarita

    UltraStar Mission Valley Cinemas Hazard Center
    March 16, 2014 5:30 pm

    Margarita

    Digital Gym Cinema
    March 18, 2014 6:15 pm


  7. O Pacote

    Rafael Aidar / Cine Gay / Brazil / 2013 / Dama / 19 mins
    The rapidly developing relationship between two teenagers living in San Paolo comes to a halt after the realization one of them is HIV+. Together, they must decide whether or not the stigma associated with this result will keep them apart.
    Plays In:
    Cine Gay Shorts

    UltraStar Mission Valley Cinemas Hazard Center
    March 21, 2014 6:00 pm