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  1. Tales of Mexico

    Natalia Beristáin, Carlos Bolado, Carlos Carrera, Ernesto Contreras, Daniel Giménez Cacho, Alfonso Pineda Ulloa, Alejandro Valle, Iván Ávila Dueñas / International, Narrative / Mexico, Poland / 2016 / Drama, Historical, Women In Film / 118 mins
    Tales of Mexico is a collective story that metaphorically presents Mexico’s transformation in the last hundred years, as told by the stories of the different tenants who have lived in the same room over the years. Eight directors, eight stories. If these walls could talk they'd reveal the secret lives and emotional journeys full of dreams, hopes, disappointments and dramatic destinies.
    Tales of Mexico

    Opera Plaza Cinema
    09/17/2017 7:10 PM

    Tales of Mexico

    Opera Plaza Cinema
    09/19/2017 7:15 PM

  2. Terminal

    Christian Meier / US Latino, International, Shorts / Peru, USA / 2017 / Drama, Thriller / 16 mins
    With only a few more weeks to live, Lucca -a misfit who's dying from some terminal disease- has been asked to kill someone in exchange for money. His fear of not leaving a legacy for his future son, makes him reflect about the right choice.
    Plays In:
    Made in Califas

    Opera Plaza Cinema
    09/16/2017 1:00 PM

  3. Tesoros

    María Novaro / International, Narrative / Mexico / 2017 / Family, Women In Film, Youth / 96 mins
    Two siblings and their friends set off to find pirate treasure. Twelve-year-old Andrea, six-year-old Dylan, and toddler Lucas move with their family to Barra de Potosí, on Mexico’s Pacific Coast. They quickly make friends with the local children, who immediately enjoy the company of the newcomers from the city. When one child is convinced that he has seen the ghost of explorer Sir Francis Drake, the whole group sets out on an adventure, searching for a long-lost treasure from the 16th century.

    Opera Plaza Cinema
    09/16/2017 3:10 PM

  4. The Third Root

    Reed Rickert and Camilo Nu / Documentary, International / Mexico, Morocco, Spain / 2016 / Documentary, Music / 68 mins
    Camilo Nu is a talented guitarist from Mexico who has dedicated his life to the study of Mexico’s cultural and ancestral music. Propelled to search for the roots of the traditional music of Veracruz know as Son Jarocho, a Mexican music that has been recognized as having Spanish and African influences, Nu traveled through southern Spain and North Africa to collaborate musically with local musicians to discover what similarities still existed. As his journey led him farther from home, he was confronted by his own fragmented African heritage that he inherited from absent father. Nu's journey takes on a new meaning as he travels deep into the African roots of Son Jarocho and, inevitably, his own identity.

    Preceded by: The Toucan

    The Third Root

    Opera Plaza Cinema
    09/17/2017 5:10 PM

    The Third Root

    Pickleweed Park & Albert J. Boro Community Center
    09/28/2017 7:00 PM RSVP -Free Screening-

    The Third Root

    Eastside Cultural Center
    09/29/2017 7:00 PM RSVP -Free Screening-

  5. Visitor’s Day

    Nicole Opper / Documentary, International / Mexico, USA / 2016 / Documentary, Society, Youth / 75 mins
    Sixteen-year old Juan Carlos ran away from an abusive home and lived on the streets of Mexico City for years before he found his way to IPODERAC, a unique group home and social enterprise located in Puebla, Mexico. IPODERAC creates a strong sense of brotherhood and is sustained through the sale of artisanal goat cheese. "Visitor’s Day" is an observational documentary that follows Juan Carlos through a transformative year of his life, as he finds the strength to return to Mexico City to overcome his sense of abandonment and forgive his father. Along the way, other boys overcome their own obstacles with the support of the extraordinary staff at IPODERAC.
    Visitor’s Day

    Roxie Theater
    09/23/2017 2:00 PM


    Brad Coley / US Latino, Documentary, International / Honduras, USA / 2017 / Documentary, Human Rights, Society, Youth / 88 mins
    Founded twenty-five years ago in San Pedro Sula, a Central American city infamous for its poverty and violence, Our Little Roses is the only girls’ orphanage in Honduras. Seventy girls, aged one to eighteen, have found refuge there from broken and destitute homes, murderous streets, and the neighboring Bordo, the worst slum in the Americas. Inside twenty-foot-high concrete walls topped with barbed wire, the girls receive medical attention, food, shelter, and the nurturing care of a vibrant and entirely female collective of other “desechables” (a slang word for orphans, also used for "disposable containers"). "Voices Beyond the Wall: Twelve Love Poems from the Murder Capital of the World" explores the question: how do those subjected to profoundest trauma and rejection begin to heal themselves and change the course of their lives?
    Voices Beyond the Wall

    Roxie Theater
    09/24/2017 2:00 PM