Latino Film Festival

  • Location:Hitchcock Auditorium, Pioneer Hall, COCC Bend
  • Date/Time:Saturday, 5/3/2014 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Latino Film Festival

Celebrating the New Wave of Ibero American Cinema

Free and open to the public  

2 p.m. Chico & Rita

Fernando Trueba, Javier Mariscal and Tono Errando / 94 min / 2012  

Oscar ® -winning director Fernando Trueba  ("The  Age  of Beauty") and famous artist Javier  Mariscal, have teamed up to make "Chico & Rita", an animated love story starring the  music, culture and people of Cuba. Chico is a dashing piano player and Rita is an enchanting and beautiful Havana  nightclub singer. When they  meet, the sparks fly and they  fall madly in love. An epic romance unfolds as the  pair travels the glamorous stages of 1940s/1950s Havana, New  York City, Las Vegas, Hollywood and Paris. 2012 Oscar ®  nomination Best Animated Feature.

-Discussion about film  with Felix Viscarret

4 p.m. The Return [El Regreso]

Hernan Jimenez / Costa Rica / 95 min / 2011 / Spanish with English subtitles  

"The  Return" is the story of a delightful and life-changing journey back  to Costa  Rica. After living 10 years in New  York, 30 year-old Antonio returns to San Jose where he is forced to deal  with the  realities he ran away from. He is welcomed by his intense sister, Amanda-whose husband recently abandoned her-and their young son Inti who is apprehensive about Antonio's presence. When things take an unexpected turn, Antonio is forced to remain home far longer than he had anticipated.

Discussion about film  with Felix Viscarret  

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