After Life Vacation
When a newly wed couple books their after life vacation, a series of decisions will take them into an unpredictable journey.
The Little Thief
After stealing a bean from a local market, a young boy experiences guilt for the first time.
The dichotomy between a young boy's childhood dreams and his adult reality.
An old Mayan woman dreams about being a crocodile. In the night, an owl stalks her and does not allow her to dream anymore; tired of this, she goes in search of a shaman to ask for help.
When his mom decides to visit him on his college campus, Adrian enlists the help of his friends to "go straight again."
The trust between a couple of trapeze artists is threatened before the most important performance of their career.
Día de Las Carpas
A little girl escapes deportation by becoming a mermaid.
Program #1: InFocus: Latinx & Hispanic Cinema Shorts I - Figments, Fictions and Fantasies Q&A
Live Q&A with the filmmakers of Program #1: InFocus: Latinx & Hispanic Cinema Shorts I - Figments, Fictions and Fantasies Q&A moderated by Danny De Lillo | NFMLA Board Chair and SCREEN International Executive.
All event times are Pacific Time.
If you have purchased a festival pass or a ticket to Program #1: InFocus: Latinx & Hispanic Cinema Shorts I - Figments, Fictions and Fantasies, a ZOOM link will be emailed to you 30 minutes prior to the start time.
A selection of narrative and documentary films centered on the relationships between generations and the meaningful effects that they have on one another. The program includes the story of a man visiting his deceased father’s partner, a time traveling woman grappling with her younger and older selves, a group of millennials delving into the history of the El Mozote massacre, one woman’s portrait of her father, parents facing the risks of traveling undocumented to see their daughter after an accident, a prehistoric family drama, and a young boy’s relationship with a grandfather whose reality is starting to slip away from him.
Suggested screening time: September 26th at 6:15pm PT
Live Filmmaker Q&A: September 26th at 8:00pm PT
FANDANGO AT THE WALL follows New York City maestro Arturo O’Farrill, Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra founder, to Veracruz, Mexico where he meets up with the masters of a 300-year-old folk music tradition called son jarocho and then joins them for a historical music festival called “Fandango Fronterizo” that takes place simultaneously on both sides of the United States-Mexico border transforming the wall from an object that divides to one that unites.
Suggested screening time: September 26th at 3:15pm PT
Live Filmmaker Q&A: September 26th at 5:00pm PT
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