LATINxUSA Narrative Shorts

  • 93 mins

Short stories by natives from the Rio Grande to the Central Valley and NYC. Emerging filmmakers give a bird’s eye view of their worlds and deeply facinating imaginations in documentary and narrative short formats.

In this program

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 in this film.

The Blessing and the Curse

Directed by David Kennedy

The surprising and inspiring story of folk, Americana, and rockabilly musician Lance Canales.

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 his past.

The Fires of Soledad

Directed by Daniel Eduvijes Carrera

SOLEDAD DE LOS INCENDIOS pays homage to the invaluable bond of family and the countless immigrants often lost along the US/Mexico border.

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 communities.

Moment of Silence

Directed by Demi Guevara

An introspective look into the increasing environmental noise in SF.


Directed by Erin Ploss-Campoamor

A Mexican American girl celebrates the 4th with a bang.


Directed by Jessica Mendez Siqueiros

A dark comedy about what it means to be the ‘other’ in the family.

Dates & Times
Opera Plaza Cinema

Fri, Sep 27
4:00 pm