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Cine Mas San Francisco Latino Film Festival

Palante

Directed by Wesley L. Rodriguez

Shorts / Cuba / 2017 / Drama / 8 mins / Spanish with English subtitles / Color / Video

Precedes:
Last Days In Havana

Opera Plaza Cinema
09/16/2017 7:00 PM

Precedes:
Last Days in Havana

Roxie Theater
09/27/2017 7:00 PM

Description


Director's Bio

Wesley “Wes” L. Rodriguez is a Los Angeles-based freelance cinematographer, director, and filmmaker of Cuban and Guatemalan descent. He received his MFA in Film and Television Production from the University of Southern California. In 2016, he was awarded the prestigious Directors Guild of America John Frankenheimer Fellowship. Rodriguez has directed many short films, including “Cycle,” and was the director and cinematographer for the video game, “Domesticus.” He also shoots and edits English and Spanish YouTube content at Defy Media in Beverly Hills.


Credits

Writer: Maggy Torres-Rodriguez, Wesley L. Rodriguez
Producer: Roger Fuentes-Concepción
Key Cast: Carolina Fernandez Fernandez, Carlos Quintas
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Precedes

  1. Last Days in Havana

    Fernando Pérez / International, Narrative / Cuba, Spain / 2016 / Comedy, Drama, LGBT
    Miguel and Diego are friends sharing an apartment in Central Havana. Miguel – a dishwasher at a restaurant, who dreams of  leaving Cuba for New York is waiting for his exit visa. Diego, a gay man in poor health carries on enjoying every single day from the confines of a rickety old bed. Just as life marches on so do the various friends and chosen family members that mill around the apartment including including Diego's feisty 15 year old niece.

    Preceded by: Palante


Dates & Times

Precedes:
Last Days In Havana

Opera Plaza Cinema
09/16/2017 7:00 PM

Precedes:
Last Days in Havana

Roxie Theater
09/27/2017 7:00 PM