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Cine+Mas SF Latino Film Festival 2018

RoxCine Co-Presents

The Roxie once again hosts the San Francisco Latino Film Festival including screenings on opening night, closing night and several screenings with filmmakers. Check out the line-up. Co-Presented with RoxCine, your year-round space for Latino Cinema.

09/14/2018


Close to Home Shorts

Local fiction and documentary shorts by established and emerging filmmakers.
7:00 PM

The Beast in the Jungle

Joao, a man with insecurities and doubts in himself and his future. By chance, he reconnects with Maria, a woman he met ten years earlier. They share a past. They pick up where they left off as we wait for life to happen.

09/15/2018


Cuban Food Stories

A personal road-trip adventure all around the island to discover the most authentic flavors and stories behind the Cuban cuisine. After ten years living as an expat in the United States, Asori Soto decides to return to his homeland of Cuba to search for the missing flavors of his childhood. Cuban Food Stories is a unique film about food, society, and culture on the island of Cuba. A personal road-trip adventure all around the island to discover the most authentic flavors and stories behind the Cuban cuisine.

Rich Kids

A group of troubled teens from a low-income community break into 'Los Ricos', the local mansion with a border fence, and spend the day pretending to be rich in order to forget their difficult lives. Based on a true story.
4:30 PM

Have You Seen Her, La Misión?

This 20th year anniversary retrospective showcases the varied responses to the transformations experienced in the Mission District during the late 1990s dot.com boom. All the filmmakers-- most Mission born and/or residents, several making their first film--represent locations and people in remarkably personal voices and dynamic film styles.
5:00 PM

Indestructible, The Soul of Salsa

Documentary that takes a visual journey through the history of salsa, from its birth until Diego El Cigala publishes in 2016 the album Indestructible, which revisits classical salsa and also adds a flamenco soul. A feature film dedicated to the love of music and in which salsa is the guiding light.

Cetaceans

Clara and Alejandro are moving to a new home, but when he goes on a work trip and she stays behind surrounded by the mess of moving boxes, she's compelled to get out andlive new experiences that will lead her to question her life.
7:15 PM

09/16/2018


Green River. The Time of the Yakurunas

The film explores the perception of time in three small villages intertwined by the flowing waters of the Amazon river, immersing the viewer in a landscape inhabited by shamans and archetypical societies.
1:15 PM

Love Cecy

Story of 15 year old Cecilia Rios from California who was brutally murdered in 1994, as she took a shortcut home through a deserted elementary school. The film follows the promising young life that comes to a tragic end.
3:00 PM

A Place To Be

When Diego's immigration status is revealed, the strength of his relationship with Abel is put to the test.
3:00 PM

Veneno

The origin and rise of the most famous Dominican wrestler of all time, Rafael Sánchez aka Jack Veneno, and his arch-nemesis, José Manuel Guzmán aka Relámpago Hernández.
6:00 PM

09/17/2018


1950 Nationalist Uprising

The story of five revolutionaries who fought to free Puerto Rico from the United States of America. Hear their stories, their struggles and the impact it had on their lives.

09/18/2018


Looking for a Boyfriend for my Wife

Daniel is tired of his wife but he doesn't have the spine to leave her. His solution: make her leave him.
7:00 PM

09/19/2018


Tejano

A desperate South Texas farmhand resorts to the extreme: He breaks his own arm to smuggle a cast made of cocaine across the Mexican border.
6:30 PM

09/20/2018


Get the Weed

Uruguay, a small country, attained world notoriety for being the first country in the world to fully legalize marijuana, but there was no marijuana to supply the country.
7:00 PM

09/29/2018


Polar Bear (Oso Polar)

A man, gay and still in the closet, gives his former bullies a ride to a school reunion.

09/30/2018


Cuban Food Stories

A personal road-trip adventure all around the island to discover the most authentic flavors and stories behind the Cuban cuisine. After ten years living as an expat in the United States, Asori Soto decides to return to his homeland of Cuba to search for the missing flavors of his childhood. Cuban Food Stories is a unique film about food, society, and culture on the island of Cuba. A personal road-trip adventure all around the island to discover the most authentic flavors and stories behind the Cuban cuisine.

Sniffing Mom

In Havana, Lucas has a psychedelic trip to back to the 80s after snorting his mother’s ashes while on a bender. Lucas becomes his mother. It’s a boundary pushing road trip film full of laughs, sex, Cuban music, and trippy absurdity.
6:30 PM