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A Nice Guy

Film

A Nice Guy

Directed by Hamad Al-Tourah, Shae D'lyn
After Dana reveals the shocking reason she isn't interested in dating, Kenneth struggles to reevaluate his conception of…
Comedy, Drama, Narrative, Oi Brasil, Keeping it Kweer

Bathroom Stalls & Parking Lots

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Bathroom Stalls & Parking Lots

Directed by Thales Corrêa
Bathroom Stalls & Parking Lots received its world premiere at qFLIX Philadelphia and recently won the best feature…

Blood Stains

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Blood Stains

Directed by Blake Vaz
Is the old adage of the nightmare hitchhiker real? These US filmmakers give us a bloody reason not…
Drama, Narrative, Visiting Filmmaker Q&As, Women in Film

Bring Me an Avocado

Film

Bring Me an Avocado

Directed by Maria Mealla
Filmed in Oakland and winner of Duplass brothers' Seed&Spark grant, Bring me an Avocado focuses on a mixed…
Documentary, Cine Mexicano

Carlos Almaraz: Playing With Fire

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Carlos Almaraz: Playing With Fire

Directed by Elsa Flores Almaraz, Richard Montoya
Fellow artists, activists, curators and others offer the requisite appreciations. But most of the film’s potency comes from…
Narrative, Visiting Filmmaker Q&As, Immigration and Politics in Film, LATINxUSA

Collisions

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Collisions

Directed by Richard Levien
Collisions" is an engaging and entertaining story that is part buddy film, part road movie, and part “reverse…
Documentary, Women in Film, Immigration and Politics in Film, LATINxUSA

Councilwoman

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Councilwoman

Directed by Margo Guernsey
Carmen Castillo, a Dominican hotel housekeeper in downtown Providence, RI, has won an election to the City Council.…
Documentary, Women in Film, LATINxUSA

Decade of Fire

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Decade of Fire

Directed by Gretchen Hildebran, Vivian Vazquez
The well-paced, tightly constructed, often crushingly emotional documentary is stirring and compelling throughout, illuminating both a dark chapter…
Documentary, Visiting Filmmaker Q&As, Keeping it Kweer, LATINxUSA

Diva: The Alexis Miranda Story

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Diva: The Alexis Miranda Story

Directed by Amir Jaffer
After getting evicted by her landlord, female impersonator Alexis Miranda looks back at her turbulent life.
Drama, Narrative

Division Ave

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Division Ave

Directed by Tamar Glezerman
Bridging the gap between Mexican immigrants and Hasidic Jews in Brooklyn.

El Astronauta

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El Astronauta

Directed by Manuel Trotta
Don Alfredo, in a seniled mental state doesn't want to go to the "home" his son wants to…

Fantasy Chronicles Shorts

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Fantasy Chronicles Shorts

Escapism from emerging creatives.
Documentary, Visiting Filmmaker Q&As, Women in Film

I Am Arbesu

Film

I Am Arbesu

Directed by Christiane Arbesu
In 1962 as Fidel Castro embraced Communism, a Cuban ambassador, his wife and three young daughters sought political…
Drama, Visiting Filmmaker Q&As, Keeping it Kweer

Idyll

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Idyll

Directed by Jayk Gallagher
Relationships can be difficult, but even more so with Petunia's mental health issues.
Documentary, Women in Film, LATINxUSA

In A Stranger’s Home

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In A Stranger’s Home

Directed by Santos Arrué
No one is immune to tragedy. A domestic worker recounts getting through them.

La Sad Boy

Film

La Sad Boy

Directed by Edwin Alexis Gómez
A casting call forces a new actor to confront the unexpected.
Documentary, Visiting Filmmaker Q&As, Environmental Change Makers

Literacy for Environmental Justice: Cultivating Youth Leaders in Southeast San Francisco

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Literacy for Environmental Justice: Cultivating Youth Leaders in Southeast San Francisco

Directed by Kristin Tieche
Southeast San Francisco's environmental justice movement focuses on our backyard.

Luciela

Film

Luciela

Directed by Erin Ploss-Campoamor
A Mexican American girl celebrates the 4th with a bang.
Women in Film, LATINxUSA

Mariposa

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Mariposa

Directed by Kristian Mercado Figueroa
Single motherhood through the words of contemporary poet Rachel Inez Marshall.
Drama, Narrative, Women in Film

Me También

Film

Me También

Directed by Valeria Vallejos
Sexual harassment is turned into female empowerment in the workplace.

Metamorphosis

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Metamorphosis

Directed by Fernanda Parrado
An immigrant story from NYC gives tribute to all immigrants and their movement as a natural process.

Moment of Silence

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Moment of Silence

Directed by Demi Guevara
An introspective look into the increasing environmental noise in SF.
Drama, Narrative, Visiting Filmmaker Q&As, LATINxUSA

Oakland, Eastside Story

Film

Oakland, Eastside Story

Directed by Oscar Hernandez
Loss of innocence in 1980s Oakland, California during a period of racial tension between the Mexican and Black…
Documentary, Visiting Filmmaker Q&As, Women in Film, Cine Mexicano, LATINxUSA

Our Quinceañera

Film

Our Quinceañera

Directed by Fanny Veliz Grande
In Our Quinceañera, you meet Gilbert Galvan, the principal of San Benito Veterans Memorial Academy and former mayor…
Comedy, Visiting Filmmaker Q&As, LATINxUSA

Pozole

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Pozole

Directed by Jessica Mendez Siqueiros
A dark comedy about what it means to be the 'other' in the family.
Narrative, LATINxUSA

Ribbons

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Ribbons

Directed by Marcela Cantú Serrano
After devising a way to get a boy's attention, Lucy scores a flirtatious friendship. Like a boss.
Comedy, LATINxUSA

Ruda

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Ruda

Directed by Maria Victoria Ponce
Adventurous Aurora must help her grandmother, the local curandera, ease the pains and ailments of neighbors and family.
Documentary, Cine Mexicano

Sea of Shadows

Film

Sea of Shadows

Directed by Matthew Podolsky, Richard Ladkani, Sean Bogle
In Mexico’s Sea of Cortez, a group of dedicated scientists battle drug cartels and Chinese traffickers whose destructive…
Documentary, Environmental Change Makers

Solar Libre A Family Affair

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Solar Libre A Family Affair

Directed by Melanie La Rosa
A father devastated by Hurricane María manages to get solar panels, volunteers galore to rebuild, rooftop by rooftop.
Documentary

The Blessing and the Curse

Film

The Blessing and the Curse

Directed by David Kennedy
The surprising and inspiring story of folk, Americana, and rockabilly musician Lance Canales.
Documentary, Immigration and Politics in Film, LATINxUSA

The Infiltrators

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The Infiltrators

Directed by Alex Rivera, Cristina Ibarra
A suspenseful account of a high-stakes mission and an emotionally charged portrait of visionary youth fighting for their…
Narrative, LATINxUSA

The Scorpion’s Tale

Film

The Scorpion’s Tale

Directed by Jhosimar Vasquez
Greed, revenge and death all impact one another in this tough crime drama. Nothing is what is seems…
Narrative, LATINxUSA

The Terms of Us

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The Terms of Us

Directed by Roberto Sanchez
Jose Garcia, a successful actor, has a chance encounter with a homeless woman who forces him to face…
Documentary, LATINxUSA

Waking Dream

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Waking Dream

Directed by Theo Rigby
Six profiles showing the resilience, innovation, and persistence of six undocumented young people. Their stories reveal the reality…

Watchtower

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Watchtower

Directed by Noel Braham
A veteran turned superhero impersonator faces the harsh reality of her living circumstances despite her attempt to normalize…