Section

LATINxUSA

Narrative and documentary features by filmmakers in the US.

Documentary, Women in Film, LATINxUSA

Amigo Skate, Cuba

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Amigo Skate, Cuba

Directed by Vanesa Wilkey-Escobar
Filled with thrilling sequences of skate virtuosity, Amigo Skate, Cuba presents a fascinating case of cooperation overcoming culture…
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.
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.
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, Visiting Filmmaker Q&As, LATINxUSA

Oakland, Eastside Story

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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

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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, 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

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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…