With support from the California Arts Council, Media Arts Center San Diego’s 26th Annual San Diego Latino Film Festival  presents:

¡Tu Cine! Free Student Outreach Screenings

Dates: March 19-22, 2019
Location: AMC Fashion Valley 18

Curated for middle school and high school students, each film is entertaining, enlightening, and educational, encouraging dialogue among students and educators.

 

High School Films

Tuesday 3/19 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Before You Type (USA Teen Producers Project, 1 min, 2018, English, PSA)

Caras Conocidas (USA Teen Producers Project, 3 min, 2018, English, Documentary)

Shattered Dreams (USA Teen Producers Project, 8 min, 2018, English, Documentary)

Rocio
Dir. Dario Guerrero (USA, 97 min., 2017, English and Spanish w/ English subtitles; Documentary)
Woven from footage collected over a quarter of a century, this is the story of a mother’s love and the American Dream. When doting mother of three Rocio is suddenly diagnosed with terminal kidney cancer, her son Dario takes a leave of absence from Harvard to come home and take care of her. Discussion Guide: coming soon!



Wednesday 3/20 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Caras Conocidas (USA Teen Producers Project, 3 min, 2018, English, Documentary)

Collisions
Dir. Richard Levien (USA, 82 min., 2018, English, Drama)
Twelve-year-old Itan’s promising life in San Francisco is turned upside down when she comes home from school, with her younger brother, to find her apartment ransacked and her mother missing. Suddenly she must rely on her estranged uncle, a big rig truck driver, to help her and her brother. Itan manipulates him into taking them across the country in his truck, trying to find her mother and stop her deportation. Discussion Guide: coming soon!

 

Thursday 3/21 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Black Sheep (USA Second Chance Emerging Makers, 12 min, 2018, English, Documentary)

More Than Just a Game (USA Teen Producers Project, 4 min, 2018, English, Documentary)

No Trust Without Us (USA Second Chance Emerging Makers, 5 min, 2018, English, Documentary)

Councilwoman
Dir. Margo Guernsey (USA, 57 min., 2018, English; Spanish w/ English subtitles, Political Documentary)
A hotel housekeeper from the Dominican Republic, Carmen Castillo, has won a City Council seat in Providence, RI, taking her advocacy for low-income workers from the margins to the center. She faces skeptics who say she doesn’t have the education to govern, the power of corporate interests who take a stand against her fight for a $15/hourly wage in the city, and a tough re-election against two contenders — all of this while balancing the challenges of managing a full-time job cleaning hotel rooms, and a personal relationship. It’s a journey behind the scenes of politics after the victory. Discussion Guide: coming soon!

 


Friday 3/22 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Before You Type (USA Teen Producers Project, 1 min, 2018, English, PSA)

My Name is Pedro
Dir. Lillian LaSalle (USA, 96 min., 2017, English, Documentary)
Tells the exceptional story of Pedro Santana, one of the most influential public school teachers and administrators in the New York public school system. Charismatic and compassionate, he is unapologetic in his commitment to create change for kids, no matter the odds. Combining animation with testimonies and live action footage, Lillian LaSalle paints a compelling portrait of an educator who was an unstoppable force.  Discussion Guide: coming soon!

 

Middle School Films

Tuesday 3/19 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Goals (USA Teen Producers Project, 3 min, 2017, English, Documentary)

Nos Llaman Guerreras
Dir. Jennifer Socorro, Edwin Corona, David Alonso (Venezuela, 81 min., 2018, Spanish w/ English subtitles, Sports Documentary)
In a country torn apart by political and economic upheaval, a team of young women finds refuge in a sport that rises above their personal poverty and gendered social status. But when this new soccer team goes undefeated in all of South America, these women find themselves in the position to win Venezuela’s first World Cup and gain a new acceptance and voice in their home country. Discussion Guide: coming soon!

 

Wednesday 3/20 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Gentrification  (USA Teen Producers Project, 3 min, 2017, English, Documentary)

Inventing Tomorrow
Dir. Laura Nix (USA, 87 min., 2018, English, Documentary)
Propelled by the environmental destruction around them, six incredible young teen inventors from all over the globe prepare to present their solutions for environmental ills at the world’s largest competitive gathering of high school scientists in this charming and inspirational documentary.

 

Thursday 3/21 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

No Trust Without Us (USA Second Chance Emerging Makers, 5 min, 2018, English, Documentary)

Beyond the Boat (USA Teen Producers Project, 3 min, 2018, English, Documentary)

Food Justice (USA Teen Producers Project, 3 min, 2011, English, Documentary)

Hailing Caesar
Dir. Eduardo Chavez (USA, 60 min., 2018, English, Documentary)
Eduardo Chavez goes on a journey to understand the legacy of his grandfather, the late civil rights leader César Chavez. In the process, he builds a new bond with his father and finds his own path to honoring César’s life and message. Discussion Guide: coming soon!

 

Friday 3/22 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Goals (USA Teen Producers Project, 3 min, 2017, English, Documentary)

Nos Llaman Guerreras
Dir. Jennifer Socorro, Edwin Corona, David Alonso (Venezuela, 81 min., 2018, Spanish w/ English subtitles, Sports Documentary)
In a country torn apart by political and economic upheaval, a team of young women finds refuge in a sport that rises above their personal poverty and gendered social status. But when this new soccer team goes undefeated in all of South America, these women find themselves in the position to win Venezuela’s first World Cup and gain a new acceptance and voice in their home country. Discussion Guide: coming soon!

 


There is an MTS Trolley stop conveniently located right in front of the AMC Fashion Valley 18 movie theater.  

Check out the MTS classroom day pass program.

For more information, contact Larry Da Silveira at larry@mediaartscenter.org, or call Media Arts Center San Diego at (619) 230-1938 x103.  We look forward to seeing you and your students at the festival!

Individual tickets go on sale March 1st!

For now, special deals are available on our 5-Movie Ticket Pack, Film Pass, & Festival Pass.

GET YOUR PASSES NOW

 

Every year, the San Diego Latino Film Festival screens more than 160 films from Latin America, Spain, the United States, Mexico and other parts of the world in celebration of Latino film, art, and culture. The event also features after parties, filmmaker workshops and guest Latino celebrities from the hottest TV shows and feature films. For additional information and to purchase tickets visit www.sdlatinofilm.com.

Media Arts Center San Diego, 2921 El Cajon Blvd., San Diego, CA 92104

Tel (619) 230-1938, Fax (619) 230-1937, www.mediaartscenter.org

 

Registrations have been closed. 

 

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