US LATINX Films
This year we’re lucky to have a good amount of narrative features from the US. These films were made in the Bay Area, Texas, and Chicago. Filmmakers in attendance for all of these films. We have to tell our own stories and need to support these filmmakers.
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.
When Diego's immigration status is revealed, the strength of his relationship with Abel is put to the test.
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.
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.