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San Diego Latino Film Festival

Latino Public Broadcasting

A collection riveting documentaries made funded by the leader in providing Latino stories to Public Television. Each provides an essential window in a unique American perspective waiting to be discovered.


  1. Las marthas

    Cristina Ibarra / Latino Public Broadcasting / U.S. / 2014 / Documentary / 90 mins
    The border town of Laredo hosts one of the largest celebrations of George Washington's birthday with it's Mexican sister-city, Nuevo Laredo. This 116-year-old tradition has transformed into a month-long jubilee epitomized by the renowned Colonial Ball. Young society girls spend a year preparing for this event, in which they will wear $30,000 gowns - the median family income of Laredo.
    Las marthas

    UltraStar Mission Valley Cinemas Hazard Center
    March 22, 2014 3:00 pm

    Las marthas

    Digital Gym Cinema
    March 23, 2014 3:15 pm


  2. Ruben Salazar: Man in the Middle

    Phillip Rodriguez / Latino Public Broadcasting / U.S. / 2013 / Documentary / 60 mins
    Ruben Salazar, one of the most important journalists covering the Chicano movement of the late 1960s, was killed under mysterious circumstances by a law enforcement officer in 1970. This documentary seeks to investigate Salazar’s death and more importantly, contextualize his work as a reporter during a period of great unrest. Includes interviews with Salazar’s friends, family, and colleagues.
    Ruben Salazar: Man in the Middle

    UltraStar Mission Valley Cinemas Hazard Center
    March 20, 2014 7:30 pm

    Ruben Salazar: Man in the Middle

    Digital Gym Cinema
    March 22, 2014 5:00 pm


  3. The State of Arizona

    Carlos Sandoval, Catherine Tambini / Latino Public Broadcasting / U.S. / 2014 / Documentary / 90 mins
    In 2010, the Arizona Senate passed controversial immigration law SB1070, also known as the “papers please” law, igniting a national maelstrom.
    The State of Arizona

    UltraStar Mission Valley Cinemas Hazard Center
    March 16, 2014 2:00 pm

    The State of Arizona

    Digital Gym Cinema
    March 21, 2014 4:00 pm