Yo Te Prefiero /I Prefer You Director: Jose Cabrera 2008 Spain 13 mins.
Fernando is non-committal and a serial dater.
Gordita by Director : Debby Wolfe, 2009 USA 11 mins.
A plus sized Latina regains her lost confidence when she reconnects with her youthful self as a sassy teenager.
Leyenda/Legend by director: Kelly Weaver, 2010 USA 10 mins.
A story about a woman destined to be a legend. Araceli is a captain in the Mexican army just as a war is brewing against the US in 1846. She chooses to defend her country.
Director: Ariel Soto ///Local filmmaker
2010 USA 28 mins
The Tinku people of Bolivia have a violent, Quechua ritual that makes it into the global media every year. Rooted in pre-Christian traditions, critics depict it as backward, pagan, and barbaric. To the Quechua it’s a celebration of nature through sacrifice.
Ebony Goddess: Queen of Ilê Aiyê by director: Carolina Moraes-Liu ///Local filmmaker in attendance. 2009 USA/BRA 20 min
Story of three young women searching for identity and self-esteem as they compete for the titled of Ebony Goddess in Salvador, Brazil- the largest black city outside of Africa.
Director: Javier Colon Rios
2009 Puerto Rico 25 min
A young man has to conquer his fear as his dad lays in his death-bed.
El Reten- USA- Dir. Ulises Escamilla