Films

Below is a sampling of some of the films that will be screened during the festival. For a complete listing, or download the complete program.

Alycya Magaña, (USA, 2015) 13 min.

“Alma” tells the story of a particular family reunion in which distinct characters are forced to confront each...

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 7:00pm

Hermanos Dufour, (Mexico/France 2015) 119 min.

Six friends overcome a series of adversities and challenges as actors. One dreams of being a soap...

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 7:00pm

Denise Richards, (Honduras/USA, 2015) 21 min.

Free Flight is a documentary on the Miskito people of Honduras and their attempt to save their...

Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 3:00pm

Pedro Bermúdez. (USA/Puerto Rico) 18:30 min.  (Filmed in Hartford, Connecticut)

Victor is a young grandfather saddled with caring for his...

Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 5:30pm

Eduardo Velázquez, (Argentina/Dominican Republic, 2015) 34 min.

Set in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Guao tells the story of Luperón, a Caribbean...

Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 6:15pm

Joelle González Laguer (Puerto Rico) 14:10min.

Profesor Diaz speaks with a feminine affectation and wears women’s clothes in public. Yet, he...

Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 8:00pm

Vadim Lasca, (Venezuela, 2015) 17 min.

Fabricio, a Chavista, is stuck at home during the riots that occurred in Venezuela in 2014. Alejandra,...

Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 9:30pm

Valeria Valentina Bolívar, (Venezuela, 2015) 17 min.

This is the story about a day in the life of a mother and her son. A story which evokes...

Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 9:30pm

Javier Espada (Spain/México, 2015) 76 min

Following Nazarín belongs to the documentary genre, although it is a creative documentary,
based on...

Friday, November 11, 2016 - 4:00pm

Iván D. Gaona ( Colombia, 2014)  21’

Leonidas Pinzon used to have a restaurant years ago but now he spends his time playing billiard. One day he is...

Friday, November 11, 2016 - 7:30pm

William González Zafra (Colombia, 2015)  94’

Colombia, 1948. Liberals and Conservatives are engaged in a bloody war. In the state of Tolima,...

Friday, November 11, 2016 - 7:30pm

Alexander Katzowicz (Argentina/Mexico/Israel, 2015)  91’

Featuring guest turns by legendary Mexican director Arturo Ripsten (in his acting debut)...

Friday, November 11, 2016 - 10:00pm

Sergio Castilla (Chile, 2015) 85’

Pearl, a mutt, is abandoned in the streets of Santiago by her owner. Samuel, a filmmaker, is suffering a severe...

Saturday, November 12, 2016 - 12:00pm

Alfonso Domingo & Jordi Torrent (Spain, 2015)  75’

In 1936, some 2,800 young Americans, together with 50,000 volunteers from...

Saturday, November 12, 2016 - 2:00pm

Eliécer Jiménez Almeida (Cuba, 2012-2014) 27 min

A normal day in Cuba focusing on the every day lives of 5 marginal people. An elderly man who can...

Saturday, November 12, 2016 - 4:00pm

Jessica Rodríguez (Cuba,2016) 96’

In her feature film debut, Jessica Rodríguez gives a Cuban spin to the classic tales of “One Thousand and One...

Saturday, November 12, 2016 - 7:30pm

Isabel Rodas and Gabriel Páez (Ecuador, 2015) 104 min

A six-month artistic residency where rural youngsters from across Azuay -a...

Sunday, November 13, 2016 - 4:30pm

Betty Bastidas (Ecuador/USA) 71 min

Dream Town is an underdog story about how soccer has transformed an Afro-Ecuadorian community in El Chota...

Sunday, November 13, 2016 - 6:30pm

Ernesto Alemany (Dominican Republic/2015) 88’

The Gunguna is a tiny .22 caliber pistol with her own dark, untold past. She travels through the...

Sunday, November 13, 2016 - 8:00pm

Tin Dirdamal (​Mexico-Bolivia, 2011)   76 min.

The legend, the details and the lie surrounding the Bolivian city that went to war over water. A...

Friday, November 18, 2016 - 7:00pm