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SHOWING 28 FILMS SORTED BY GENRE: 'LATINO DIRECTOR(S)'
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ICAROS A VISION

  • Release Year: 2016
  • Runtime: 91 minutes
  • Directed By: Leonor Caraballo and Matteo Norzi
  • Country: USA, Peru
An American woman in search of a miracle embarks on an adventure in the Peruvian Amazon. At a healing center, she finds hope in the form of an ancient psychedelic plant known as ayahuasca. With her perception forever altered, she bonds with a young indigenous shaman who is treating a group of psychonauts seeking transcendence, companionship, and the secrets of life and death. |Read More
Drama, Female Director(s), Music, NY Director(s), Female Screenwriter(s), Experimental, Latino Director(s)
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MEETING A MONSTER

  • Release Year: 2018
  • Runtime: 9 minutes
  • Country: USA
Through audio recordings and re-enactments, former white supremacist Angela King relives the memories of, and motivations behind, the eight years she spent inside the white power movement—and the path she took to get out. While the monsters of Angela’s past define the years she spent mired in hate, she finds redemption only after acknowledging the ultimate monster: herself. |Read More
Experimental, Drama, Female Director(s), Latino Director(s), Female Screenwriter(s)
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MEMORIES OF A PENITENT HEART

  • Release Year: 2016
  • Runtime: 74 minutes
  • Directed By: Cecilia Aldarondo
  • Country: USA, Puerto Rico
Like many gay men in the 1980s, Miguel moved from Puerto Rico to New York City; he found a career in theater and a rewarding relationship. Yet, on his deathbed he grappled to reconcile his homosexuality with his Catholic upbringing. Now, decades after his death, his niece Cecilia locates Miguel’s estranged lover to understand the truth, and in the process opens up long-dormant family secrets. |Read More
Female Director(s), Documentary, Latino Director(s)
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NOBODYS WATCHING

Nico is a promising actor in Argentina, but in New York, nobody takes notice. After giving up a successful career in his home country for a chance to make it in the big apple, Nico finds himself bartending, babysitting and doing odd jobs to keep afloat. In a moving depiction of the vibrant city, director Julia Solomonoff’s touching feature questions how we adjust when we lose our audience. |Read More
Drama, Female Director(s), New York, NY Director(s), Female Screenwriter(s), LGBT, Latino Director(s), TFF Alumni
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SAMB

  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 90 minutes
  • Directed By: Israel Cárdenas and Laura Amelia Guzman
  • Country: Dominican Republic
Cisco has his back against the ropes. After spending 15 years in an American jail, he’s returned to the Dominican Republic yet is unable to get a job, a problem compounded by his mother’s ailing health and his younger brother’s delinquent habits. To make money, he’s resorted to illegal street fighting. But Cisco finds a possible salvation in Nichi, an Italian ex-boxer who sees dollar signs in Cisco’s gritty fighting skills. |Read More
Drama, Female Director(s), Sports, Female Screenwriter(s), Latino Director(s)
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SCHERZO DIABOLICO

  • Release Year: 2015
  • Runtime: 91 minutes
  • Directed By: Adrián García Bogliano
  • Country: USA, Mexico
Armed with a fine-tuned chokehold and penchant for piano sonatas, a wearied accountant breaks his mild-mannered routine when he kidnaps a young woman. What starts as a carefully calculated plan soon crescendos into his worst nightmare. A delightfully twisted black comedy, Scherzo Diabolico is the latest opus from director Adrián García Bogliano. |Read More
Horror, Thriller, Latino Director(s)

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