Event Program

  • Date
  • Event
  • Description
    • Date
      September 25, 2019
      7:30 pm
    • Event
      Toro
    • Description
      SOLD OUT | Precedes "The Infiltrators" | Docufiction, Canada/Mexico | Mixing live action and animated illustrations, a surrealist journey through the origins of a vocation and the genesis of an artistic work...
    • Date
      September 25, 2019
      7:30 pm
    • Event
      The Infiltrators
    • Description
      SOLD OUT | Documentary, USA | A docu-thriller that tells the true story of young immigrants who allow themselves to be arrested by Border Patrol and detained in a shadowy for-profit Florida detention center.
    • Date
      September 26, 2019
      6:00 pm
    • Event
      Una Idea
    • Description
      Precedes "Siqueiros: Walls of Passion" | Animation, Mexico | All sorts of things can happen in the search of an idea...
    • Date
      September 26, 2019
      6:00 pm
    • Event
      Siqueiros: Walls of Passion
    • Description
      Documentary, USA | One of the great Mexican artists of the 20th century and one of three great Mexican muralists (with Diego Rivera and José Clemente Orozco), Siqueiros was a controversy-stirring revolutionary and lifetime activist...
    • Date
      September 26, 2019
      7:00 pm
    • Event
      Building The American Dream
    • Description
      Documentary, USA | The dirty secret of Texas' construction boom: abuse of immigrant labor and the fight against widespread construction industry injustices.
    • Date
      September 26, 2019
      8:00 pm
    • Event
      Nowhere Bastards
    • Description
      Precedes "Bakosó: Afrobeats of Cuba" | Documentary, Mexico | Three Mexican rappers who have found a shelter from adversity in hip-hop.
    • Date
      September 27, 2019
      6:00 pm
    • Event
      Councilwoman
    • Description
      Documentary, USA | Carmen Castillo is a Dominican City Councilwoman who maintains her job cleaning hotel rooms...
    • Date
      September 27, 2019
      8:00 pm
    • Event
      My Black Is...
    • Description
      Precedes "Miriam Miente (Miriam Lies)" | Documentary, USA | Young women of color set out to redefine what black is to them.
    • Date
      September 27, 2019
      8:00 pm
    • Event
      Miriam Miente (Miriam Lies)
    • Description
      Narrative, Dominican Republic | A shy, bi-racial teenager wants to invite a boy to her quinceanera—she fears telling her mother that he’s black. 
    • Date
      September 27, 2019
      8:05 pm
    • Event
      La Camarista
    • Description
      Narrative, Mexico | A young, single mother who travels far to get to her place of work, Eve has aspirations for the future...
    • Date
      September 28, 2019
      11:00 am
    • Event
      Zumix Curated Shorts
    • Description
      A curated line-up of youth-directed films by the “Point & Shoot” filmmaking class at Zumix, featuring student work from Madison Park High School, Real to Reel and ICA's Fast Forward media program.
    • Date
      September 28, 2019
      11:00 am
    • Event
      Hyphen
    • Description
      Follows Zumix-curated shorts | Narrative, USA | A poetic journey of memory and fantasy told through the eyes of four versions of an artist as she creates her own identity.
    • Date
      September 28, 2019
      1:30 pm
    • Event
      Emperador
    • Description
      Precedes "La Camarista" | Narrative, Mexico | In Juárez, México a young “Cholo” earns his living by watching the “Migra” on the other side of the border...
    • Date
      September 28, 2019
      1:30 pm
    • Event
      La Camarista
    • Description
      Narrative, Mexico | "The Chambermaid" a young, single mother who travels far to get to her place of work, Eve has aspirations for the future...
    • Date
      September 28, 2019
      2:00 pm
    • Event
      25 Texans in The Land of Lincoln
    • Description
      Documentary, USA | Join the quest of 25 history students to repatriate General Santa Anna’s prosthetic leg and honor President Lincoln with a Day of the Dead altar. 
    • Date
      September 28, 2019
      3:15 pm
    • Event
      Change the Subject
    • Description
      Documentary, USA | How an instance of campus activism entered the national spotlight, and how a cataloging term became a flashpoint in the immigration debate on Capitol Hill.  
    • Date
      September 28, 2019
      3:30 pm
    • Event
      Decade of Fire
    • Description
      Documentary, USA | In the 1970s, the Bronx was on fire. Abandoned by city government, nearly a half-million people were displaced...
    • Date
      September 28, 2019
      4:30 pm
    • Event
      Madre
    • Description
      Precedes "El Silencio De Otros" | Narrative, Spain |The everyday conversation between Marta and her mother turns into a tragic...
    • Date
      September 28, 2019
      4:30 pm
    • Event
      El Silencio De Otros
    • Description
      Documentary, Spain/USA | Filmed over six years, “The Silence of Others” reveals the epic struggle of victims of Spain’s 40-year dictatorship under General Franco, and their fight against a “pact of forgetting” around the crimes they suffered.
    • Date
      September 28, 2019
      5:30 pm
    • Event
      Clean Hands
    • Description
      Documentary, Nicaragua | Shot over the course of seven years, Clean Hands tells the story of the Lopez family surviving Central America’s largest garbage dump, La Chureca.
    • Date
      September 28, 2019
      7:30 pm
    • Event
      Canción Sin Nombre
    • Description
      Narrative, Peru | "Song Without a Name" is based on a true story, a young woman from the Andes whose newborn daughter is stolen at a fake health clinic...
    • Date
      September 28, 2019
      8:00 pm
    • Event
      The Great Mother
    • Description
      Documentary, USA | Shot over two years, Nora Sandigo is legal guardian to over 2000 US-citizen children of undocumented immigrants, sacrificing everything to keep American-born children with their undocumented parents.
    • Date
      September 29, 2019
      12:00 pm
    • Event
      Canción Sin Nombre
    • Description
      Narrative, Peru | "Song Without a Name" is based on a true story, a young woman from the Andes whose newborn daughter is stolen at a fake health clinic...
    • Date
      September 29, 2019
      1:00 pm
    • Event
      El Cuarto Reino
    • Description
      Documentary, USA | "The Fourth Kingdom" tells the story of undocumented illegal aliens and underdogs who share disappointment in the American Dream...
    • Date
      September 29, 2019
      2:30 pm
    • Event
      Divino Amor
    • Description
      Narrative, Brazil/Uruguay/Chile/Denmark/Norway/Sweden | In the year 2027, "Divine Love" is placed in a dystopian Brazil. A deeply religious woman uses her position to save struggling couples from divorce.
    • Date
      September 29, 2019
      3:00 pm
    • Event
      A Nation Abroad
    • Description
      Precedes "El Pueblo Soy Yo" | Documentary, USA | The untold story of Boston students who sparked change in Venezuela's worst political crisis.
    • Date
      September 29, 2019
      3:00 pm
    • Event
      El Pueblo Soy Yo: Venezuela En Populismo
    • Description
      Documentary, Mexico/Venezuela | "I Am The People: Venezuela Under Populism" sets out to expose the skilful mechanisms of authoritarian power in the government initiated by Hugo Chávez and continued by Nicolás Maduro.
    • Date
      September 29, 2019
      5:30 pm
    • Event
      Divino Amor
    • Description
      Narrative, Brazil/Uruguay/Chile/Denmark/ Norway/Sweden | In the year 2027, "Divine Love" is placed in a dystopian Brazil. A deeply religious woman uses her position to save struggling couples from divorce.
    • Date
      September 29, 2019
      5:30 pm
    • Event
      Yover
    • Description
      Precedes "El Día de La Cabra" | Narrative, Colombia | Yover, 12, from Bojayá, must work. Every day he steals from reality, minutes of fantasy and play, which belong to the world of children.
    • Date
      September 29, 2019
      5:30 pm
    • Event
      El Día de La Cabra
    • Description
      Drama/Comedy, Colombia | "Bad Lucky Goat" tells a story of two bickering teenage siblings embark on a journey of reconciliation after accidentally killing a bearded goat with their father's pick-up truck.
    • Date
      September 29, 2019
      7:30 pm
    • Event
      Closing Reception and Awards Ceremony
    • Description
      Croma at Arlington Street Church | Awards will be announced for Best Narrative Feature, Best Documentary, Best Short (Narrative & Doc) and Audience Award. Free and open to public. Cash bar and refreshments.

2018 Winners

BEST NARRATIVE FEATURE                                  La Familia

 

BEST NARRATIVE SHORT                          Desayuno Con Tiffany

BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE                    Voices of the Sea

 

BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT                            Cor de Pele

AUDIENCE AWARD FOR BEST FEATURE FILM Ruben Blades is…

 

AUDIENCE AWARD FOR BEST DOCU. SHORT Cor de Pele