Cine+Más SF presents:
5th Annual San Francisco Latino Film Festival
September 12-27, 2012
Friday Sept. 13, 2013 7:00PM Opening Night
Tlatelolco: Summer of 68
Victoria Theater, San Francisco
September 12-27 in theatres and cultural centers throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, screening award winning and critically acclaimed documentary and feature films from Latin America, South America and the USA.
The festival takes place at the Victoria Theater,, Opera Plaza Cinema, the Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts, La Pena Cultural Center, De Young Museum, the Eastside Cultural Center and the Mexican Heritage Plaza.
Films are screened in their original language with English subtitles.
This year, the festival opens with Tlatelolco: Summer of '68 directed by Carlos Bolado at SF's Victoria Theater. An across-the-tracks love story between a well-off girl and a working class boy, set against Mexico's Tiananmen; the 1968 student protests and strikes that climaxed in the Tlatelolco Square massacre of students by security forces. The number of deaths was covered up by Mexico's PRI ruling government which hosted the Olympic Games 10 days later.
Other feature fillms include Sex, Love & Salsa, La Paz, Delusions Of Grandeur, Homebound, Sofia & The Stubborn Man/Sofia Y El Terco and Porcelain Horse.
Documentaries include La Comioneta: A Journey Of One American School Bus, Latinos Beyond Reel, The Absent Stone/La Piedra Ausente and What About Columbus?
There will also be showings of short films during the festival.
For tickets, venues and more information, please visit www.sflatiinofilmfestival.org
Co-sponsored by KPFA