The San Diego Latino Film Festival was established 20 years ago as a student film festival focusing on works by Latinos and/or about the Latino Experience. Since that time, The San Diego Latino Film Festival has developed into one of the larger and well-respected Latino film festivals in the country. Over 245,000 people have attended during the past few years and over 3,660 films/videos from across Latin America and the United States have been screened.
EGEDA supports latino film festivals in USA as the San Diego Latino Film Festival as part of its program of activities to support and promote producers and the film industry. Its objective in Los Angeles is to serve as a liaison to facilitate relations between the American film industry and those of Spain and Latin America.
The 20th edition of the San Diego Latino Film Festival will be held from 7 - 17 March 2013, and to celebrate the twenty years of existence it includes a selection of the best ten films that have been made during this time. Two of them are Spanish: "Open Your Eyes" from filmmaker Alejandro Amenábar, and "All About My Mother" by Pedro Almodóvar.
Besides these two films will also screen the following titles linked with Spain: "Operación E" (Starring Luis Tosar), "The Body", "Sleepless Knights", "Ojalá de Silvio Rodríguez", "Arriya" (La Piedra), "As Luck Would Have it" (La chispa de la vida) and "Atraco!".
Also the following short films with Spanish production: "Bajo la almoada", "Burka", "Condenados", "Desayuno con diadema", "Despierta", "Deus et Machina", "I feel lost", "La boda", "Muertos y vivientes", "Pequeños electrodomesticos", "Shoot for the Moon", "Son Dos Días", ". Sub", "Uh la la", "Me llamo Haiti", "Una historia para los Modlin".
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