Section

Visiting Filmmaker Q&As

Q&A sessions with visiting filmmakers.

Drama, Visiting Filmmaker Q&As, Keeping it Kweer

Alma

Film

Alma

Directed by Santiago León
Alma faces her fears at a new school in Colombia while her body is in the middle of…
Visiting Filmmaker Q&As, Environmental Change Makers

An Island in the Continent

Film

An Island in the Continent

Directed by Juan Pablo Miquirray
This documentary it’s a a trip along the Peninsula, in which we discover its mythological and magical dimension,…
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…
Drama, Narrative, Visiting Filmmaker Q&As

Cinnamon Skin

Film

Cinnamon Skin

Directed by Michelle Salcedo
A Cuban exile returns, but has anything changed?
Narrative, Visiting Filmmaker Q&As, Immigration and Politics in Film, LATINxUSA

Collisions

Film

Collisions

Directed by Richard Levien
Collisions" is an engaging and entertaining story that is part buddy film, part road movie, and part “reverse…
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, Visiting Filmmaker Q&As, Women in Film

Doberman

Film

Doberman

Directed by Azul Lombardía
A minimalist, simple plot, anchored in Creole and grotesque costumbrismo, where the conversation that two neighbors of some…
Visiting Filmmaker Q&As, Women in Film, Environmental Change Makers

Humboldt in Mexico: The Vision of the Explorer

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Humboldt in Mexico: The Vision of the Explorer

Directed by Ana Cruz
This fascinating documentary takes us on Humboldt's amazing adventure of discovery and exploration throughout New Spain, an area…
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

Film

Idyll

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

Film

Pozole

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