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San Diego Latino Film Festival

Spotlight Films

Gael Garcia Bernal, Kuno Becker, Martha Higareda, Ana Serradilla, Jaime Camil! Superstars abound in this selection of entertaining, alluring, and fun spotlight films that cover a range of genres.


  1. Besos de azúcar

    Carlos Cuarón / Spotlight Films / Mexico / 2013 / Comedy Showcase / 87 mins
    Nacho is a sweet boy, but his dysfunctional family and social setting threaten to turn him into a monster.
    Besos de azucar

    UltraStar Mission Valley Cinemas Hazard Center
    March 14, 2014 9:15 pm

    Besos de azucar

    UltraStar Mission Valley Cinemas Hazard Center
    March 16, 2014 7:00 pm


  2. Cásese quien pueda

    Marco Polo Constandse / Spotlight Films / Mexico / 2014 / Comedy Showcase / 90 mins
    Martha Higareda stars as Ana, a snobby and glamour hungary socialite who gets lost in the jungle a week before her wedding.
    Cásese quien pueda

    UltraStar Mission Valley Cinemas Hazard Center
    March 18, 2014 8:00 pm

    Cásese quien pueda

    UltraStar Mission Valley Cinemas Hazard Center
    March 22, 2014 7:00 pm


  3. Deseo

    Antonio Zavala Kugler / Spotlight Films / Mexico / 2013 / Drama, Romance / 97 mins
    Sexy, stylish, and sophisticated, this Mexican melodrama about a soldier who falls in love with a servant weaves multiple steamy vignettes together to examine the way fate and romance make fools of us all.

  4. El cielo es azul

    Andrew Fierberg / Spotlight Films / USA / 2014 / Comedy Showcase / 91 mins
    On vacation from Mexico, wealthy man-children Oscar (Miguel Rodarte) and Arturo (Osvaldo Benavides) are causing havoc in New York City, partying like there’s no tomorrow. Their sense of entitlement is only outmatched by their unchecked stamina. Amidst the debauchery, the two get caught up in a Homeland security investigation that threatens to derail their amusement.
    El cielo es azul

    UltraStar Mission Valley Cinemas Hazard Center
    March 15, 2014 7:30 pm

    El cielo es azul

    UltraStar Mission Valley Cinemas Hazard Center
    March 19, 2014 10:00 pm

    El cielo es azul

    Digital Gym Cinema
    March 22, 2014 7:00 pm


  5. Espacio interior

    Kai Parlange Tessmann / Spotlight Films / Mexico / 2012 / Drama / 89 mins
    Kuno Becker stars as Lázaro, a family man who is kidnapped and held for ransom in a small room. During his imprisonment, Lázaro must come to grips with all of the disappointments and doubts he has felt over the years.
    Espacio Interior

    UltraStar Mission Valley Cinemas Hazard Center
    March 13, 2014 7:00 pm

    Espacio Interior

    Digital Gym Cinema
    March 16, 2014 5:00 pm

    Espacio Interior

    UltraStar Mission Valley Cinemas Hazard Center
    March 21, 2014 9:45 pm


  6. Ghetto Klown

    Spotlight Films / U.S. / 2014 / Stand Up Comedy
    Ghetto Klown

    Digital Gym Cinema
    March 15, 2014 7:00 pm

    Ghetto Klown

    UltraStar Mission Valley Cinemas Hazard Center
    March 21, 2014 8:30 pm


  7. Me late chocolate

    Joaquín Bissner / Spotlight Films / Mexico / 2013 / Comedy Showcase, Romance / 100 mins
    Charming as ever, Karla Souza plays Moni, a happy woman who loses her fiance Xavi (Jorge Luis Moreno) in a car accident and must find the strength to overcome the tragedy. Instead of falling into despair, Moni chooses to follow her passion of making chocolate. Upon arriving to class, she meets Alex (Osvaldo Benavides), a handsome instructor who may be the key to her future.
    Me late chocolate

    Digital Gym Cinema
    March 14, 2014 8:00 pm

    Me late chocolate

    UltraStar Mission Valley Cinemas Hazard Center
    March 20, 2014 5:00 pm

    Me late chocolate

    UltraStar Mission Valley Cinemas Hazard Center
    March 22, 2014 8:30 pm