CineLatino Film Festival 2017 | Denver Film Society

CineLatino Film Festival 2017

Overview

The CineLatino Film Festival is a 4-day, cultural celebration of Latino Cinema. With 13 titles, the festival features a healthy mix of feature and documentary films, along with new and repertory titles.

The Festival will take place during Hispanic Heritage month, on September 21-24 at the Denver Film Society's Sie FilmCenter. The Denver Film Society is proud to recognize the contribution of Latinos in the world of cinema and celebrate the culture with premieres, interactive projects, receptions and special events.

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CineLatino Film Festival 2017 - All Access Pass

CineLatino Film Festival 2017 - All Access Pass

The best way to experience the CineLatino Film Festival! Get your pass for all screenings and both the Opening and Closing Night receptions for one low price.

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CineLatino Opening Night: Ceviche’s DNA

CineLatino Opening Night: Ceviche’s DNA

Thursday, September 21st, 7:00pm. Opening Night Reception to follow screening! Peru is internationally renowned for its cuisine and has been establishing itself to top even France and China’s gastronomy.

Canada 2016 80 Min
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CineLatino FF: Everything Else

CineLatino FF: Everything Else

Friday, September 22nd, 7:00pm The first fiction feature by accomplished documentarian Natalia Almada is inspired by Hannah Arendt’s idea that bureaucratic dehumanization is the worst form of violence.

Mexico 2016 90 Min
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CineLatino FF: You’re Killing Me, Susana

CineLatino FF: You’re Killing Me, Susana

Friday, September 22nd, 9:30pm Gael García Bernal is effortlessly charming in this hilarious culture-shock comedy about a womanizing Mexican actor whose wife abandons him in the dead of night.

Mexico 2016 101 Min
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CineLatino FF: Paulina

CineLatino FF: Paulina

Saturday, September 23rd, 12:00pm Paulina, the daughter of an eminent left-wing judge, suspends her legal education and the prospects of a promising political career to travel to an indigenous community of extreme poverty on Argentina's border with Paraguay and Brazil.

Argentina 2016 103 Min
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CineLatino FF: Mala Junta

CineLatino FF: Mala Junta

Saturday, September 23rd, 2:30pm Arrested after a violent gas-station robbery, troubled Santiago youth Tano is remanded to the custody of his father Javier, an auto mechanic living in the small mountain community of Wallmapu.

Chile 2017 89 Min
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CineLatino FF: The Distinguished Citizen

CineLatino FF: The Distinguished Citizen

Saturday, September 23rd, 4:30pm This Venice Film Festival award-winning crowd-pleaser tells the story of a Nobel Prize-winning novelist who lives in Barcelona, but writes exclusively about his hometown in Argentina, a place he hasn’t visited in 40 years.

Argentina 2016 118 Min
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CineLatino FF: Chavela

CineLatino FF: Chavela

Saturday, September 23rd, 7:00pm Chavela is the captivating look at the unconventional life of beloved performer Chavela Vargas, whose passionate renditions of Mexican popular music and triumphant return to the stage late in life brought her international fame.

USA 2017 93 Min
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CineLatino FF: El Mariachi

CineLatino FF: El Mariachi

Saturday, September 23rd, 9:00pm. 25th Anniversary Screening! Filmed in two weeks on a budget of 7,000 dollars, El Mariachi was one of the singular pleasures of the early 90’s.

USA 1992 97 Min
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CineLatino FF: X500

CineLatino FF: X500

Sunday, September 24th, 11:30am Set in Mexico, Colombia, and Canada, X500 tells the stories of three young migrants, each of whom goes through a metamorphosis following the death of a loved one.

Canada 2016 108 Min
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CineLatino FF: El Amparo

CineLatino FF: El Amparo

Sunday, September 24th, 1:45pm In October 1988, 14 men were murdered by the Venezuelan military in El Amparo, a village near the Arauca River.

Colombia 2016 99 Min
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CineLatino FF: Woodpeckers

CineLatino FF: Woodpeckers

Sunday, September 24, 3:45pm. Actor Jean Jean will be in-person following the screening for a Q&A! Julián finds love and a reason for living in the last place imaginable: the Dominican Republic's Najayo Prison.

2017 106 Min
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CineLatino FF: Made in Cuba

CineLatino FF: Made in Cuba

Sunday, September 24th, 6:00pm These three films were guided by Sundance Institute’s Documentary Film Program in collaboration with La Escuela Internacional de Cine y TV (EICTV) and The Guardian multimedia program.

Cuba 2017 47 Min
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CineLatino Closing Night: Elian

CineLatino Closing Night: Elian

Sunday, September 24th, 7:30pm. Closing Night Reception precedes the film, starting at 6:00pm, in Henderson’s Lounge. As the new millennium began, one news story captured the attention and hearts of nearly every American.

USA 2017 108 Min
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