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San Diego Latino Film Festival

World Cinema

Masters, new auteurs, and fresh discoveries from around the world. Our World Cinema showcase is a daring collection of films that push boundaries and challenge expectations.


  1. 12 segundos

    Kenneth C. Muller / World Cinema / Mexico/Guatemala / 2014 / Thriller / 82 mins
    After her boss goes missing, Selma travels to a mountainous region called “La Frontera” to investigate his disappearance. In this primitive and dangerous locale, she will find a complex web of deception, betrayal, and murder, not to mention one very unfriendly dog.
    12 Segundos

    UltraStar Mission Valley Cinemas Hazard Center
    March 14, 2014 8:30 pm

    12 Segundos

    Digital Gym Cinema
    March 16, 2014 7:00 pm

    12 Segundos

    UltraStar Mission Valley Cinemas Hazard Center
    March 23, 2014 10:00 pm


  2. Amores Peligrosos

    José Antonio Dorado / World Cinema / Colombia / 2013 / Drama / 107 mins
    Sofia’s love affair with a foreigner is starting to get hot and heavy. Her relationship gets even more intense after they meet a powerful and mysterious couple who lure them into an underground world of deceit.
    Amores peligrosos

    UltraStar Mission Valley Cinemas Hazard Center
    March 18, 2014 10:00 pm

    Amores peligrosos

    UltraStar Mission Valley Cinemas Hazard Center
    March 21, 2014 4:30 pm


  3. A Coleção Invisível

    Bernard Attal / World Cinema / Brazil / 2012 / Drama / 89 mins
    When a young band promoter named Beto loses all of his friends in a car accident, he begins to spiral down a rabbit hole of guilt and resentment. In an attempt to overcome the trauma, Beto ventures into the Brazilian countryside in search of a collection of rare drawings. Here, he meets an art collector and his family that changes his outlook on life.
    A Coleção Invisível

    UltraStar Mission Valley Cinemas Hazard Center
    March 13, 2014 4:30 pm

    A Coleção Invisível

    UltraStar Mission Valley Cinemas Hazard Center
    March 18, 2014 4:30 pm

    A Coleção Invisível

    UltraStar Mission Valley Cinemas Hazard Center
    March 22, 2014 2:30 pm


  4. El regreso

    Patricia Ortega / World Cinema / Venezuela / 2013 / Drama / 114 mins
    A young Wayuu girl narrowly escapes the massacre of her beach-dwelling community at Bahia Portete in Venezuela and then attempts to rebuild her life in urban Maracaibo.
    El regreso

    UltraStar Mission Valley Cinemas Hazard Center
    March 13, 2014 9:45 pm

    El regreso

    UltraStar Mission Valley Cinemas Hazard Center
    March 13, 2014 10:30 pm


  5. Esclavo de dios

    Joel Novoa / World Cinema / Venezuela / 2013 / Thriller / 90 mins
    Extreme religious beliefs drive the two lead characters of this heart-pounding political thriller. David is a veteran Mossad agent attempting to thwart terrorist activities in Argentina, while Ahmed is a sleeper cell agent for a Muslim extremist group who finally gets his chance to carry out a suicide mission in Buenos Aires. Both men embark on a bloody and harrowing journey to justify their fundamental ideologies no matter the cost.
    Esclavo de dios

    UltraStar Mission Valley Cinemas Hazard Center
    March 14, 2014 5:30 pm

    Esclavo de dios

    UltraStar Mission Valley Cinemas Hazard Center
    March 21, 2014 9:15 pm


  6. Esto no es una cita

    Guillermo Fernández Groizard / World Cinema / Spain / 2013 / Romantic Comedy / 76 mins
    Robert and Paula are polar opposite personalities who work together in a bustling Madrid office. But one day, they find themselves alone, nearly their entire company having chosen to take vacations at the same time. During this one fateful day, the two colleagues will begin a hilarious and entangled relationship full of pitfalls, judgements, and assumptions.
    Esto no es una cita

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

    Esto no es una cita

    UltraStar Mission Valley Cinemas Hazard Center
    March 23, 2014 8:30 pm


  7. I Am From Chile

    Gonzalo Diaz / World Cinema / Chile / 2013 / Drama / 109 mins
    A wealthy young Chilean named Salvador (Diego Ruiz) visits his aunt Maria (Paulina Garcia from the critically acclaimed Gloria) in London. She lives in a small flat with multiple other emigres trying to make a living in the sprawling city. During his time abroad, Salvador experiences a rush of conflicting emotions as he watches Maria struggle with her alcohol addiction and his new roommates battle the bureaucratic red tape facing immigrants looking for a better life.
    I am from Chile

    UltraStar Mission Valley Cinemas Hazard Center
    March 13, 2014 10:00 pm

    I am from Chile

    UltraStar Mission Valley Cinemas Hazard Center
    March 23, 2014 3:30 pm