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CineGay

Cine Gay

LGBTQ cinema is transcendent by nature, oftentimes forcing spectators to look beyond their own experiences and inviting them to engage, reconcile, and ultimately relate to issues initially outside of their understanding. It is our pleasure to continue our annual tradition of bringing you the very best of LGBTQ Latino cinema.

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Argentina

Country of Focus: Argentina Showcase

Argentine cinema has had a fantastic run this past year. This is our chance to honor cinema that is unafraid of being bold and brash, elegiac, lyrical, inventive, and, most importantly, wholly original.

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Descosidos

Descosidos Showcase

Family. What is perhaps the most important, loaded, frustrating, ebullient, and confounding word in any language is interpreted beautifully and often-times heartbreakingly in the cinematic achievements featured in this showcase.

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Documania

Documania!

The documentary tradition is alive and well in this collection of feature length films that expose the realities of the world in exuberant cinematic fashion. In our pursuit of truth, documentary film stands alone as the medium through which we become engaged in experiences far removed from our own.

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EnFamilia

En Familia

There is nothing more special than spending time with loved ones. Here at the San Diego Latino Film Festival, we are committed to bringing you quality entertainment that you can enjoy with your entire family. Enjoy these fun-filled family films!

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Frontras

Fronteras

The San Diego Latino Film Festival is committed to assisting emerging filmmakers to find a platform to share their works with the public. It is our honor to screen these cinematic achievements produced by local filmmakers.

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HBOlatino

HBO Latino Presents

We are thrilled to partner with HBO Latino to bring you our Centerpiece Selections.

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LatinoBroadcasting

Latino Public Broadcasting

Join us in spotlighting these distinguished U.S. Latino filmmakers in this showcase sponsored by Latino Public Broadcasting.

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LocurasMaduras

Locuras Maduras

Anarchic, revolutionary, exuberant and experimental, these films prove that cinema’s established rules were meant to be broken.

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MexicoToday

Mexico Today

What defines Mexico today? That definition is no longer confined to the sensational ideas of drug wars and political corruption (although still in existence). These films are hallmarks of the greater concept of what Mexico is and what it can be.

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NationalUniversity

National University

As part of our revolutionary student ambassador program, we are thrilled to co-present these films with National University.

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Pantilion

Pantelion

The San Diego Latino Film Festival would not be possible without our esteemed content partners. It is our honor to be affiliated with Pantelion, the one-of-a-kind Latino based studio in Hollywood.

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ScienceonScreen

Science on Screen

Science on Screen creatively pairs screenings of classic, cult, and documentary films with lively introductions by notable figures from the world of science, technology, and medicine.

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SpotlightFilms

Spotlight Films

Commercial appeal and artistry collide in these crowd-pleasing and exciting films featuring some of your favorite stars.

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UnMundoExtrano

Un mundo extraño

The world is not as normal as you think, and many live on the edge of the unknown. Since our world is full of strange happenings, we feel it’s time to show you “the strange” with a thorough exhibition of the unusual, the horrible, and the macabre.

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VivaMujeres

Viva Mujeres

Join us in celebrating women filmmakers making waves in cinema. These unique voices are on the rise and we’re thrilled to showcase them at the San Diego Latino Film Festival.

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