September 16 only

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

Directed by Tabaré Blanchard

Narrative Feature / Domincan Republic / 2017 / Comedy, Drama, Dramedy / 96 mins / Spanish with English subtitles / Digital / West Coast Premiere

The origin and rise of the most famous Dominican wrestler of all time, Rafael Sánchez aka Jack Veneno, and his arch-nemesis, José Manuel Guzmán aka Relámpago Hernández.

Director’s Bio

Tabaré Blanchard is a director and writer, known for The Mountain (2013), Veneno (2018) and Veneno, Segunda Caída: el Pueblo Quiere Lucha.

Preceded by:

Christopher Rivas / United States / 2018 / Afro-Latino, Essay, Identity / 4 mins

Stand out but fit in. A Dominican guy and his thick curly hair meet Hollywood.


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