CineArte Film Festival Program
Friday, August 2
Gallery Reception: LIBERACIÓN: FROM VOLCANOES TO HOPE
Performances start at 8:30 P.M.
Saturday, August 3
Run time: 76 min
Dir. Karla Legaspy (USA, 13 min., English)
A young daughter dedicates a love song to a female teacher. A mother must face her biases.
Broken Sunflower Hearts
Dir. Miguel Angel Caballero (USA, 14 min., English)
When his ex‐boyfriend, Sam, shows up on his doorstep a year after separating, Anthony weighs the impact it will have on his life and young daughter, Luna.
How to be a Trans Ally
Video by Matt Kresling; written and perform by Emotions The Poet (USA, 3min, English)
Dir. Adelina Anthony (USA, 10min., English/Spanish)
A Mexican American child rebels against gender norms, forcing her traditional parents to make a choice about how to raise her.
Soledad De Los Incendios
Dir. Daniel Eduvijes Carrera (USA, Community Sneak Peek, 16 min., English)
A migrant family in a state of mourning usleashes fiery mystical powers.
Dir. Adelina Anthony (USA, 12 min., English)
Mexican‐American parents struggle with their beloved musical tradition when their son requests a love song for another boy.
La Sad Boy
Dir. Edwin Alexis Gomez (USA, 13min. English)
An aspiring Puerto Rican actor must ask himself: When the world typecasts you, who will you choose to be?
Dir. Kayden Phoenix (USA, 4 min., English)
Latinnials usurp their conversion therapy and take their justice.
Dir. Christopher Becerra (USA World Premiere 4 min., English)
Christopher takes us on a journey through their healing from a romantic betrayal and finding their true self!
Directed by Graham Kolbeins and Dorian Wood (USA, 8 min. English)
An immersive fever dream that celebrates the beauty of queer brown sensuality, body positivity, and individuality.
To Be With You
Dir. Elliott Feliciano (USA 20min. English)
Jovan Wolf at G.A.R.R.A.S.
Dir. Jovan Wolf (USA, 2min. English, World Premiere)
Ode To Pablo
Dir. Adelina Anthony (USA, 12 Min., English)
A young, queer deaf man holds his ground against the neighborhood boys on the basketball court.
Dir. Andrea Perez Su (Mexico, 10 min., Spanish)
5:00 PM ‐ 6:30 PM
Un Nuevo Sol
co‐directed by Aurora Guerrero (Mosquita Y Mari), Armando Ibañez (Undocumented Tales), Nancy Meza and Wil Prada (USA 14 min., Spanish/English Subtitles World Premiere)
The film follows Manuel, Gaspar and Tomas as they take a trip to Mt. Shasta, CA to see the 2017 total solar eclipse that passed from the Pacific to the Atlantic coast. While traveling, they share their past, present and future dreams and it was all captured by our undocumented filmmakers.
Director Genevieve Roudané (Mexico 60min. Spanish w/English subtitles)
In a small town in Mexico, once a year, men transform into women and become the Chuntá. Follow two gender‐bending gangs of dancers as they face off in a struggle between queer identity and powerful traditions.
World Premiere of Documentary Feature
“WERK OF ART”
Directed by Abel Soto (USA 70Min., English)
An insider’s look into the world of drag, as we follow three performers who form a strong bond as they navigate their way through the LA drag scene.