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  1. Mara ‘Akame’s Dream

    Federico Cecchetti / International, Narrative / Mexico / 2016 / Drama, Family, Indigenous, Youth / 90 mins
    Nieri is a young Huichol (indigenous Mexican) in the country, whose dream is travel with his rock band to play a concert in Mexico City. But his father, a shaman, wants to start him on his path to becoming a spiritual healer. He must find the Blue Deer in his dreams. What does this mean?
    Mara ‘akame’s Dream

    Opera Plaza Cinema
    09/17/2017 3:10 PM

  2. O Pai, O!

    Monique Gardenberg / International, Narrative / Brazil / 2007 / Comedy, Musical
    On the first day of the extraordinary Carnival in Salvador, Bahia, a variety of characters (among them a stingy evangelical landlord, an auto mechanic, a philandering husband, a transgender neighborhood fixture, a Baiana selling acarajé and an expatriate returning for Carnival) interact. Ó pai, ó - slang for “dig that” - is alternatively a bawdy comedy and a social drama with music and dance numbers set in the lively colonial district of Pelourinho starring Lazaro Ramos with a guest appearance by singer Virginia Rodrigues.
    O Pai O

    09/28/2017 6:30 PM Buy Tickets

  3. One Last Afternoon

    Joel Calero / International, Narrative / Colombia, Peru / 2016 / Drama, Thriller / 81 mins
    Laura was a young woman from Lima's upper class who met Ramon, an idealistic university student, in Cusco. Today they meet again to sign their divorce papers. Nothing, not even the past, will be safe this day. Laura era una joven limeña de clase alta que conoció en Cusco a Ramon, un universitario idealista. Hoy se vuelven a encontrar para firmar su divorcio. Nada, ni siquiera el pasado, estará a salvo este día.
    One Last Afternoon

    Opera Plaza Cinema
    09/17/2017 5:00 PM

    One Last Afternoon

    Roxie Theater
    09/23/2017 7:00 PM

  4. Parque Central

    Ricardo Gaona / Documentary, International / Guatemala, USA / 2016 / Documentary, Society / 80 mins
    In the heart of Antigua, Guatemala, a humble park reveals itself as an international intersection between wealthy tourists and indigenous workers. As tourists stroll through the colonial buildings, every day indigenous children support themselves and their families by shining shoes, running ice cream carts, and selling scarves while dodging local police attempting to shut them down.
    Parque Central

    Opera Plaza Cinema
    09/20/2017 5:15 PM

  5. On The Roof

    Patricia Ramos / International, Narrative / Cuba, Nicaragua / 2016 / Drama, Society, Women In Film, Youth / 75 mins
    Three young friends, Yasmani, Vito and Anita, gather on a roof in Havana every day in the midst of boredom decide to set up their own business in this heart-warming drama. The cost of this dream, ultimately, will lead them to personal maturity and certain happiness.
    On The Roof

    Opera Plaza Cinema
    09/21/2017 7:15 PM

    On The Roof

    Eastside Cultural Center
    09/30/2017 7:00 PM

  6. Ruta Madre -Opening Night Film

    Agustin Castaneda / US Latino, International, Narrative / Mexico, USA / 2016 / Comedy, Drama / 97 mins
    After his first love breaks his heart, a young American singer reluctantly leaves his home in San Diego, California and embarks on an epic road trip through Baja with his uncle in order to reconnect with his Mexican roots and find himself.

    Precedes: 2017 SFLFF Opening Night Party

    Ruta Madre -Opening Night Film

    Alamo DraftHouse
    09/15/2017 7:00 PM

    Opening Night After Party

    Gray Space/Grand Theater
    09/15/2017 8:30 PM

  7. Salsipuedes

    Ricardo Aguilar Navarro, Manolito Rodríguez / International, Narrative / Panama / 2016 / Drama, Thriller / 97 mins
    The story of a young boy, Andres Pimienta, that is sent to the United States to be kept away from the bad influences, but returns 10 years later and meets his father, Bobby, an encounter that will change his destiny.

    Opera Plaza Cinema
    09/16/2017 5:10 PM

  8. Seven Seeds

    Daniel Rodriguez Risco / International, Narrative / Peru / 2016 / Comedy, Drama / 90 mins
    Ignacio Rodriguez  is the manager of a textile export company, founded many years ago by Manuel, his father. Absorbed by work, he has forgotten his wife and son; his absence has become routine. His bad temper in the office, in addition to disagreements with his partners, creates an inevitable business and personal crisis. He ends up in the hospital. His brother recommends visiting a spiritual guide. Ignacio decides to go see him and so begins a journey of learning that will take him to find the inner peace he needed, and to revalue and recover the most valuable thing: his family, and thus achieve happiness.

    Preceded by: Wedded or Bachelor?

    Seven Seeds

    Roxie Theater
    09/28/2017 7:00 PM

  9. Something More Banal

    Shalini Adnani / International, Shorts / United Kingdom / 2016 / Comedy, Drama / 17 mins
    In an unusual morning at work, people sit and wait, contemplating life and the dead man hanging in front of them in a Mexican factory.
    Plays In:
    Not So Short Shorts- Drama & Laughs

    Opera Plaza Cinema
    09/18/2017 5:15 PM

  10. Such is Life in the Tropics

    Sebastián Cordero / International, Narrative / Ecuador, Germany, Mexico / 2016 / Drama, Thriller / 100 mins
    In Guayaquil, a populous city in Ecuador, a wealthy young man is trying to evict 250 families who have been squatting on the land he inherited from his father. The leader of the squatters is willing to negotiate, but can this tense conflict be resolved without bloodshed?
    Such is Life in the Tropics

    Opera Plaza Cinema
    09/16/2017 9:00 PM

    Such is Life in the Tropics

    Roxie Theater
    09/22/2017 7:00 PM