SFLFF: CLOSE TO HOME SHORTS

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September 14 only

Presented by Cine + Más San Francisco Latino Film Festival. Co-presented by RoxCine.


From comedy to romance to gentrification- here’s a sampling of films by local filmmakers.


After

Joe Saldana, Yonash Breneman / Local / United States / 2017 / Drama, Fantasy / 10 mins

A disturbing conversation between two friends takes a turn for the worst.


Encuentros

Naomi Garcia Pasmanick / Local / United States / 2018 / Drama, Romance, Urban, Women in Film, Youth / 10 mins

Encuentros explores the soul of chance encounters, falling in love, and the certainty of death.


 

Land of Opportunity

George Almanza / Local / United States / 2018 / Drama, Migration, Youth / 9 mins

An undocumented teen is driven to realize his dream in the United States despite the recent increase in deportations.


Lil Esmi

Maria Victoria Ponce / Local / United States / 2017 / Comedy, Women in Film / 11 mins

East Bay princess, Esmi, learns during an ambush makeover that her boss, Chucha, has been through some rough times. nothing a lil’ dancing can’t fix!


 

My Migration

Aileen Candelario / United States / 2018 / Animation, Essay, Fantasy / 5 mins

Mi Migracition acts as a visual metaphor for human migration and attempts to further explore the workings of this universal movement.


 

Re-Painting the Mission

Akil Carillo / Local / United States / 2018 / Documentary, Society / 4 mins

A short documentary on the issue of displacement in the actively changing Mission District in San Francisco, CA


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Resist: Documenting the Undocumented

Oscar Guerra / Local / United States / 2018 / Documentary, Society, Youth / 23 mins

Stories of two courageous and bright undocumented Mexican students living in San Francisco, in order to shed light on their challenged history, their brave present and the uncertain days to come.


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Velo Visionaries – Gabe Dominguez

Kristin Tieche / United States / 2017 / Documentary / 11 mins

Velo Visionaries presents a series of interviews with great thinkers of today’s global bicycle culture from the point of view of the person behind the handlebars.


 

 

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