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September Film Programming Update

Our programming team has been screening, discussing, arguing and carefully deciding on the final few films that will makeup the official selection for our film festival, which kicks off September 15th. If you’ve submitted a film, hold tight. You will … Continue reading

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Upcoming screenings – Undertow & Immigration Nation!

Undertow/Contracorriente June 14 –  7PM- BollyHood Cafe Join us for an encore screening of “UNDERTOW” on June 14 at BollyHood Cafe in the Mission. Doors open at 7PM. Film at 8PM.  Meet up with other film lovers and join us … Continue reading

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Leguizamo on the set of The Lincoln Lawyer

The Lincoln Lawyer is based on the best-selling novel by Michael Connelly in which a lawyer, played by Matthew McConaughey, does business from the back of a Lincoln Town Car representing a high-profile client. The star studded cast includes John … Continue reading

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A Salute to María Félix

On International Women’s Day, María Félix aka La Doña came to mind. Not only is she the most recognized face from the Golden Age of Mexican cinema but she was also a trailblazer, pursuing her career aspirations despite cultural norms … Continue reading

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Robert Rodriguez in THE BLACK MAMBA

For the first time in our film recollection, veteran filmmaker Robert Rodriguez appears in one of his films – his short  about Kobe Bryant titled THE BLACK MAMBA. The short film for Nike also stars Danny Trejo, Kobe Bryant, Kanye … Continue reading

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‘From Prada to Nada’ tops the indie box office charts

Have you seen this riches to rags story on the big screen? You probably heard the buzz online. ‘From Prada to Nada’ tops the indie box office charts, making $1,115,638 over opening weekend. Not bad for an independent Latino film, … Continue reading

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Spain’s Official Selection for Foreign Film Oscar

Icíar Bollaín tells the story of Christopher Columbus in También la Lluvia (Even the Rain). Drama. 2009. 103 min.

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Mexico’s Official Selection for Foreign Language Oscar Gets Nominated

Biutiful directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu from Mexico is among the five nominated for Best Foreign Language Film. Javier Bardem is nominated for Best Actor in a Leading Role by the Academy and we are elated. This was a power … Continue reading

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Argentina’s Official Selection for Foreign Film Oscar

Carancho directed by Pablo Trapero from Argentina. 107 minutes, drama. The film was presented as Official Selection at Cannes Film Festival 2010, Pablo Trapero as Best Director and Martina Gusman as Best Actress at Fantastic Fest 2010. Find more info … Continue reading

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Costa Rica’s Official Selection for Foreign Film Oscar

Saludos Cybergente. Award season is here and we’re on the verge of hearing official Oscar nominations. However we already know nominees for the Foreign reign Language Film category. Here is a trailer for Costa Rica’s Official Selection. Del Amor y … Continue reading

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