Made In San Francisco Shorts Program - Cine+Mas San Francisco Latino Film Festival
Opera Plaza Cinema
San Francisco, CA
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Made In San Francisco Shorts Program - Cine+Mas San Francisco Latino Film Festival
Made in San Francisco Shorts Program

Beep
Eyes That Do Not See/Ojos Que No Ven
Frontera! Revolt and Rebellion on the Rio Grande,
The Sample
Uno, Dos, Tres/ 1, 2, 3

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Beep
Director: Ivan Iturriaga
2014/USA/ 16 min

We wake up every day and follow a routine. Beep is a hectic tale about a young man struggling to find his inner peace amongst the sounds and chaos of his surroundings.


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Eyes That Do Not See/ Ojos que no Ven
Director: Patricia C. Ovando
USA/2014/ Fiction Short Drama/ 15 min/

Josephine is a 15 year-old first generation Salvadorean American. Her mother Margarita and their friend Rosmery prepare for Josephine's quinceanera. Margarita is working hard to scrape together what she can to make the party all that she didn't have when she was growing up. Meanwhile, Josephine has other plans and a whole other way of life that her mother refuses to see and come to terms with. This story explores a mother and daughter relationship and their differing views of gender, sexuality and expression. It alludes to what can happen when parents do not support their young people as they grow up. Josephine struggles to scape the mold that her mother wants to fit her into.

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Frontera! Revolt and Rebellion on the Rio Grande
Director: John Jota LeaƱos
USA/2014/Animated Documentary/ 20 min.
'Frontera!' traces the seminal events and colonial entries that have shaped the deeply contested territories of the US-Mexico borderlands. Native and Chicana narrators recall this living history through memory, play, humor and song. The film is a collaboration between Chicano and Native artists in New Mexico and California.

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The Sample
Director: Eugene Rodriguez
USA/ 12 min/ English
Three contemporary San Francisco designers all committed to green practices. Most of us wear clothes but do we know where they come from. At its core, the film is a call-to-action and asks what it means to be to be a participant on the social/political/cultural landscape in the 21st century.

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Uno, Dos, Tres / 1, 2, 3
Director: Melissa Suncin
USA/ 2014/32 min/ English

Uno, Dos, Tres is a beautiful, heart-warming drama that focuses on Ana, a 60 year-old tamale seller being slapped with an eviction notice and struggling to survive in the worsening economy. With the help of her nephew, Ana cooks up a scheme to turn her business around, selling drugs from her tamale cart. As business grows and tensions rise the two learn more than they ever could about each other and their neighborhood.

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Opera Plaza Cinema (View)
601 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA
San Francisco, CA 94109
United States


Categories

Film > Festivals
Film > Movies
Film > Other

Minimum Age: 16
Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: Yes!
Non-Smoking: No
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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Sep 20, 2014 2:32 PM
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San Francisco, CA United States
Sep 20, 2014 2:17 PM
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Fairfield, CA United States
Sep 20, 2014 1:41 PM
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Oakland , CA United States
Sep 20, 2014 12:43 PM
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Sep 20, 2014 12:31 PM
Carmen G.
San Jose, CA United States
Sep 20, 2014 12:25 PM