Fiestas Fridas-Call For Submissions- Photography

CALL FOR PHOTOGRAPHY SUBMISSIONS:

“…hit us with your best shot” Photography Exhibit.

Thanks to her  father, Frida Kahlo was an accomplished photographer way before she became a painter, there’s even FABULOUS a book of photos she snapped.

 

Fiestas Fridas San Francisco brings you the Pig and Pie Picture Series (P-P-PicS) by requesting submissions of YOUR BEST SHOT.

This exhibit is open to all skill levels and age groups.

Each submission (up to 3 max) must be received via email by January 18th 2015 to Fiestasfridasexhibits@gmail.com and must be accompanied by the following:

*Your name, age and where you live
*Type of camera. Smart phones are ok, but please specify the type
*A 300 word or less artist statement
*A 300 word or less explanation of why this is your best shot
*Include price, if you would like to sell your work.

Please denote which of the following you are:
3 “snaps”= I make a living as a photographer
2 “snaps”= I have sold $1000+ worth of my work.
1 “snap” = I have sold up to $999. Even if you’ve not sold any work, please use this category.

If your work is selected, it must be received in San Francisco, mounted and/or framed, by January 25th. Address given at time of acceptance, work maybe NO BIGGER THAN 11×17, unless other wise noted in your acceptance email. The exhibit will run from Feb 1 to March 14th.

Being that Frida is the queen of the Selfie, we might accept YOUR BEST SHOT of that too.

CONVOCATORIA DE FOTOGRAFÍA:

“… Saca tu mejor foto” Exposición fotográfica.

Gracias a su padre, Frida Kahlo era un fotógrafo antes de que ella se convirtió en un pintor, hay incluso un libro FABULOSO de fotos que ella sacó.

Fiestas Fridas San Francisco le ofrece el Pig y Pie Foto Serie (P-P-Pics) solicitando presentaciones de su mejor foto.

Esta exposición está abierta a todos los niveles y edades.

Cada presentación (hasta 3 max) debe ser recibida por correo electrónico para el 18 de enero 2015 a Fiestasfridasexhibits@gmail.com y deberá ir acompañada de los siguientes:

* Su nombre, edad y lugar donde vive
* Tipo de cámara. Los teléfonos inteligentes están bien, pero por favor especifique el tipo
* A 300 palabras o menos declaración del artista
* A 300 palabras o menos explicación de por qué esta es tu mejor golpe
* Incluir precio, si usted quiere vender su trabajo.

Por favor denotar cuál de las siguientes son:
3 “Snaps” = Me gano la vida como fotógrafo
2 “Snaps” = Me han vendido $ 1000 + valor de mi trabajo.
1 “Snap” = he vendido hasta $ 999. Incluso si usted no ha vendido ningún trabajo, por favor use esta categoría.

Si su trabajo es seleccionado, debe ser recibido en San Francisco, monta y / o enmarcado, antes del 25 de enero. Discurso pronunciado en el momento de la aceptación, el trabajo tal vez no más grande que 11×17, a menos que de otra forma se señala en su correo electrónico la aceptación. La exposición se desarrollará del 1 febrero a 14 marzo.

Siendo que Frida es la reina del Selfie, podríamos aceptar su mejor tiro de eso también.

-FiestasFridasSF

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The Feminine Side of Mariachi; Que Caramba es La Vida – This Lovely Shitty Life; January 29 Castro Theater

 

Join us this month for the screening of QUE CARAMBA ES LA VIDA at the Berlin & Beyond Film Festival which runs from January 29-February 1, 2015 in San Francisco.

This Lovely Shitty Life/QUE CARAMBA ES LA VIDA / Dieses Schöne Scheissleben
Saturday, January 31, 2015  1:00 pm
Castro Theatre, San Francisco
Tickets: http://bit.ly/CarambaVida


Mariachi is an essential part of Mexican culture. It’s more than just music; it’s a lifestyle that views the world from a male perspective. The business is tough and women are seldom appreciated in this strictly male domain. Nevertheless, a handful of female musicians choose to be Mariachi. The first women mariachi band that formed in 1958 is still performing. And then there’s a band of young female musicians who struggle with family issues and their vocation. Against the backdrop of  Día de los Muertos, director Doris Dörrie accompanies them to their performances on the streets of Mexico and throughout their daily lives, singing about death, love and poverty.

Directed by Doris Dörrie. With- Magdalena ‘Malena’ Berrones, María del Carmen, Estrellas de Jalisco, Las Pioneras de Mexico

For more information about the Berlin & Beyond Film Festival visit: berlinbeyond.org

 

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Become a Donor

Support Cine+Mas SF- DONATE

Donate now!

The Cine+Mas San Francisco Latino Film Festival has been called a gem in our community, but we think it’s more valuable than any gem because this event series fosters communal pride, strengthens Latino life, and celebrates the global Latino experience in the Bay Area.

Here are some comments from the audience & supporters:

-“The film made me appreciate so much of what I take for granted.”

-I heard about this film but never expected to be able to see it here!”

-“I didn’t grow up speaking Spanish or in a Latino community. This kind of event makes me learn more about my identity.”

-“We’re so glad that San Francisco still has a Latino film festival!”

The SEVENTH edition of the Latino Film Festival will be taking place September 18-27, 2014. We hope that you will be able to attend but even if you cannot, we ask that you make a generous donation to guarantee this Festival’s continued viability, vigor and value to the community as a whole and to Latinos in particular.

Without your support, this is what can be lost:

-Screening of stellar independent and award winning Latino, Latin American and Iberian films in San Francisco and other Bay Area communities and the fascinating dynamics of visiting directors and local audiences

-Inviting dialogue in an accessible, welcoming environment

-Offering free tickets, screenings or programs to schools and libraries and non-profit partners.

There is something for everyone at the fest- fun parties, encounters with visiting filmmakers and actors, and most importantly, thought provoking and engaging films that explore the commonalities of the human condition through the lens of Latino and Latin American experience.

Please consider making a meaningful gift so we can continue to be a cherished resource and vibrant beacon for our community. Your support is invaluable. If you have any questions, please contact us.

Donate online or by check. Checks are to be made payable to Fractured Atlas, our fiscal sponsor, and mailed to us. You can also SCHEDULE a monthly donation through that link.

Donor Recognition and Benefits for the 2015 Cine+Mas San Francisco Latino Film Festival

$5,000- $9,999    Studio Head DONATE

  • “Studio Head” listing in 2015 Festival Guide
  • Verbal recognition at all festival screenings
  • Opportunity to introduce a film
  • Film Sponsorship – select a film to sponsor and receive verbal, print, screen, and special signage recognition
  • Invitation for 2 to a private screening event
  • Invitation for 2 to a private dinner with a Guest Artist
  • 4 Full Festival All Access Passes (includes all films and ticketed special events)
  • 8 Invitations to VIP Encuentro- private, invite only event
  • Festival poster

 

$2,500-$4,999     Executive Producer

  • “Executive Producer” listing in 2015 Festival Guide
  • Film Sponsorship – select a film to sponsor and receive verbal, print, screen, and special signage recognition
  • Invitation for 2 to a private screening event
  • Invitation for 2 to a private dinner with Guest Artist
  • 3 Full Festival All Access Passes (includes all films and ticketed special events)
  • 6 Invitations to VIP Encuentro- private, invite only event
  • Festival poster

 

$1,000-$2,499     Producer DONATE

  • “Producer” listing in 2015 Festival Guide
  • Film Sponsorship – select a film to sponsor and receive verbal, print, screen, and special signage recognition
  • Invitation for 2 to Private Event with Guest Artist
  • 2 Full Festival All Access Passes (includes all films and ticketed special events)
  • 4 Invitations to VIP Encuentro- private, invite only event
  • Festival poster

 

$500- $999     Director DONATE

  • “Director” listing in 2015 Festival Guide
  • 14 film tickets (general admission films only)
  • 2 Tickets to Opening Night party
  • 2 Invitations to private, invite only event
  • Festival poster

 

$250-$499        Celebrity

  • “Celebrity” listing in 2015 Festival Guide
  • 8 film tickets (general admission films only)
  • 2 Invitations to private, invite only event
  • Festival poster

 

$100-$249        Film Buff DONATE

  • “Film Buff” listing in 2015 Festival Guide
  • 4 Film tickets (general admission films only)
  • Festival poster

 

$50-$99        Big Fan DONATE

  • “Big Fan” listing in 2015 Festival Guide
  • 2 Film tickets (general admission films only)
  • Festival poster

$10- $49        Fan DONATE

  • “Fan” listing in 2015 Festival Guide
  • Festival poster

 

Deadline to receive donor recognition in the 2015 Festival Guide:

September 1, 2015

Donate online by clicking here. You can also mail a donation to us:

Cine+Mas SF
695 Connecticut, #1
San Francisco,CA 94107

Make check payable to Fractured Atlas. You will receive a donation receipt.

Thank you for supporting the exhibition and promotion of Latino & Latin American film!
Donate now!

 

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New Waves in Mexican Cinema Series at YBCA Starts December 4

Cine+Mas SF is a community partner in presenting NEW WAVES IN MEXICAN CINEMA. Don’t miss these truly amazing works.

http://bit.ly/1ATO4Uw

It’s a new day for Mexican cinema, which is exploding with energy and talent. This four-part series showcases contemporary films from young, up-and-coming directors for a brief but fascinating look at Mexico and Mexican cinema today.

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We Are Mari Pepa (Somos Mari Pepa)
by Samuel Kishi Leopo
Dec 4 & 6, 7:30 PM; Dec 7, 2 PM

(CMSF6 Selection- Somos Mari Pepa)

The Searches (Las búsquedas)
by José Luis Valle
Dec 11, 7:30 PM; Dec 14, 2 PM

The Empty Hours (Las horas muertas)
by Aarón Fernández
Dec 13, 7:30 PM; Dec 14, 3:45 PM

The Naked Room (El cuarto desnudo)
by Nuria Ibáñez
Dec 18, 7:30 PM; Dec 21, 2 PM

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Frida Kahlo & Diego Rivera Love Procession & Art Exhibition Starts December 7

On December 8th 1940 in a San Francisco City Hall court room Frida Kahlo married Diego Rivera for the second time. After the nuptials, Diego returned to his painting and Frida, being of ill health, returned to her room at the Hamilton Hotel…they never celebrated their re-union!

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Join Fiestas Fridas San Francisco, Cine+Mas SF, Pig and Pie and La Calle 24 as we celebrate:

The 74th Anniversary of the Second Wedding Love Procession and FRIDArte Exhibit Show Opening

Sunday December 7th from 3 to 6 pm

Love Procession

3:00 pm Meet at 24th street Bart Station Plaza.

3:30 pm The Procession begins down 24th street heading to Pig & Pie.

What to Wear to a Frida and Diego Love procession?
*Flowers in your hair
*Overalls with paint
*Traditional Mexican clothing
*Bridesmaid’s dresses
*Since we’re redoing a celebration from 1940, feel free to come in your best 1940′s duds…maybe even a zoot suit!
*Comfortable shoes, although the walk is only a few blocks.

What to Bring to a love procession?
*Any kind of noise makers: rattles, drums, harmonicas, etc.
*Lots of Bubbles
*Umbrellas in case of rain

FRIDArte Exhibit and Art Opening

4 pm- 6pm Pig & Pie (Discolandia) 2962 24th Street

Featuring FRIDArte by

Eyauuk
Ana Bick
Gaby Rico
Ruby Avila
Jessie Marie
Alana Flores
Phoenix Rose
Laura Salazar
Monica Ramirez Art
Caitlin Woodstock
Hanne-Lori Eggeman
Debanjana Bhattacharjee

and YOU in a community pARTicipation work by
Diego Guttierez Monterubio

This community event is free, donations are welcome but not necessary.

For more information please like our facebook page or email fiestasfridasexhibits@gmail.com

Que viva la Frida!
Que viva el amor!
Que viva el arte!

El 8 de diciembre de 1940 en una sala de tribunal de la alcaldia de San Francisco, Frida Kahlo se caso con Diego Rivera por segunda vez. Después de la boda , Diego volvió a sus murales y Frida, por estar de mal salud, regresó a su habitación en el Hotel Hamilton. Nunca celebraron su re-union.

Unanse con Fiestas Fridas San Francisco , Cine + Mas SF , Pig & Pie y La Calle 24 en la celebracion del 74º aniversario de la segunda boda con una procesión de amor y una exposicion de FRIDArte.

Domingo 07 de diciembre del 15:00 a 18:00

Procesión de Amor
15:00 Encuentro en la Plaza de Bart en la calle 24
15:30 La procesión comienza bajando la calle 24 con dirección a Pig & Pie.

Qué ponerse para una procession de amor?
* Flores en su pelo
* Guardapolvos/Overalles con pintura
* Ropa tradicional mexicana
* Vestidos de dama de honor
* Ya que estamos haciendo de nuevo una celebración de 1940, no duden en venir vestidos de ropa de 1940…tal vez incluso un traje Zoot!
* Zapatos cómodos , aunque el paseo es de pocas cuadras.

Lo que debe traer a una procesión de amor?
* Cualquier tipo de fabricantes de ruido: sonajeros, tambores, armónicas, maracas, etc.
* Muchas burbujas
* Paraguas en caso de lluvia

FRIDArte exposicion y Apertura de Arte 16:00 a 18:00

16:00 a 18:00 pm- Pig & Pie ( Discolandia ) 2962 calle 24

Con FRIDArte por
Eyauuk
Ana Bick
Gaby Rico
Rubí Ávila
Jessie Marie
Alana Flores
Phoenix Rose
Laura Salazar
Mónica Ramírez
Caitlin Woodstock
Hanne – Lori Eggeman
Debanjana Bhattacharjee

y tú en una obra de participación comunitaria por
Diego Gutiérrez Monterubio

Para obtener más información, visiten nuestra página de facebook o por correo electrónico fiestasfridasexhibits@gmail.com

Que viva la Frida
Que viva el amor
Que viva el arte
Que viva Mexico

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Pichuco Screens Dec 5-6 in San Francisco, Tango doc & Performance

A documentary about Aníbal Troilo, an Argentine Tango giant, in celebration of his 100th birthday. Troilo’s music lives and enjoyed by tango dancers throughout the world. Directed by Martin Turnes.

Synopsis
A teacher at the Escuelar de Música Popular in Buenos Aires, Argentina, together with his students, took on the project of digitizing ~500 original, handwritten arrangements of Aníbal “Pichuco” Troilo orchestra. Through interviews of musicians from different generations and styles, this documentary takes us to a musical tour through the work of one of the most influential characters in the history of Tango and Argentine music.

Tickets & Times
$15 + fee online, $20 at the door
Purchase tickets at EventBrite http://bit.ly/1A0h49b.
Dec 5, 2014 (Fri) . 8pm . Door opens at 7pm
Dec 6, 2014 (Sat) . 8pm . Door opens at 7pm
Theatre of Yugen at NOHspace, 2840 Mariposa Street, San Francisco (Free street parking)

Tango Performance
The screening will be followed by a tango performance. Performances by some of the finest tango instructors and performers of the Bay Area, including Cristian Sierra and Casanova Tango, Doruk Golcu and Erin Malley, Jonas Aquino and Monza Lui.

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Audience Award Winners!

As a relatively small, niche festival, we like to think that EVERY film in our program is winner! We do, however, appreciate the feedback we get from the audience. Each year we engage the public attending and have them vote on their favorites. The categories are withing Narrative Feature, Documentary Features, and Short.  Here are this year’s winners:

East Side Sushi - Audience Choice Award- Narrative Feature

The Hand That Feeds  Audience Choice Award- Documentary Feature

Ojos Que No Ven/ Eyes That Don’t See- Audience Choice Award- Short Film

If you missed it, keep an eye out for them. They will certainly be in theaters, on demand, or or available for download soon enough. Follow us on Facebook or Twitter where we inform you fo these updates from the filmmakers.

@SFLucho

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CRY NOW Opens Cine+Mas San Francisco Latino Film at Brava Theater- Sept 19

CRY NOW will open the Cine+Mas San Francisco Latino Film Festival on September 19 at the Brava Theater. The festival, now in its 6th season, showcases an eclectic variety of  films by US Latino, Latin American, and Spanish filmmakers. Check out the “schedule of events’ tab for event and film details.

What: CRY NOW, Opening Night Film
Where: Brava Theater
When: September 19- Screening at 7:30pm / doors at 7pm
For Film or Film & Party tickets: http://bit.ly/1lBKusg

What: Opening Night Party- Performances by Buyepongo, Las Bomberas de la Bahia, & DJ Kool Kyle 
Where: Brick & Mortar Music Hall
When: September 19- Doors at 8pm
For tickets to party only: http://bit.ly/1xdEueh

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Fiction Film Short List for #CMSF6

Fiction Films

-We Are Mari Pepa
There’s more to life than a battle of the bands with your new punk band. Endearing fun film with four teens coming of age. From Mexico.
-Lion’s Heart
A blockbuster comedy from Argentina about a very short and confident man that woos a beautiful tall woman.
- Melaza
A sensitive Cuban romantic drama involving a young couple struggling to make ends meet and supporting each other along the way.
-Summer of the Flying Fish
Manena goes on vacation with her father, Francisco, to a southern part of Chile. She realizes his obsession with killing all the carp in his artificial lagoon is angering the local Mapuche tribe, so she has to stop him before he pushes them too far.
Listed above is a short-list of some of the films in each section.   There are 42 films including shorts from 16 countries. Shorts are paired with some feature films and others are part of a program.  There are several shorts programs including: Made in San Francisco, Not So Short Shorts, and shorts programs at alternative venues like the Red Poppy Art House and Galeria de La Raza.
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Ticketing is up for #CMSF6 San Francisco Latino Film Festival

4x6_postcardVisit the tab #CMSF6 to see films listed under Narrative, Documentary or Shorts. Tickets on sale through BrownPaperTickets.com or you can call 1-800-838-3006 English/Español.

Visita la pestaña # CMSF6 para ver las películas que figuran bajo Ficcion, Documental o Cortometrajes. Entradas a la venta a través de BrownPaperTickets.com o puede llamar al 1-800-838-3006 Inglés / Español.

 

 

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