Mexican Spotlight – April 30, 2014

Monday, April 14th, 2014

The Amazing Catfish (Los insolitos peces gato)

  Los_insolitos_peces_gatoThe Amazing Catfish (Los insolitos peces gato) directed by Claudia Sainte-Luce will be playing at 7:00 PM on April 30 in the Newport Beach Film Festival Latino Showcase. … Read More

Brazilian Spotlight – April 30, 2014

Sunday, April 13th, 2014

The Invisible Collection (A Coleção Invisível)

  A_COLECAO_INVISIVELThe Invisible Collection (A Coleção Invisível) directed by Bernard Attal will be playing at 7:45 PM on April 30 in the Newport Beach Film Festival Latino Showcase. … Read More

Chilean Spotlight: 8pm – April 30, 2014

Sunday, April 13th, 2014

The Summer Of Flying Fish

(El Verano De Los Peces Voladores)

  flyingfishPlaying at 8:00 PM on April 30 in the Newport Beach Film Festival Latino Showcase, will be The Summer Of Flying Fish (El Verano De Los Peces Voladores) directed by Marcela Said.… Read More

Cesar Chávez hits Theaters 3.28.14

Friday, March 28th, 2014
cesar1A biography of the civil-rights activist and labor organizer, Cesar Chávez opens March 28, 2014. The film stars Michael Pena, America Ferrara, Rosario Dawson and John Malkovich.   A Mexican American, Chavez… Read More

Richard Montoya’s ‘Water & Power’ Film

Monday, March 10th, 2014
richardmontoya_wpActor & playwright Richard Montoya, founding member of the Chicano comedy-theater troupe Culture Clash began adapting his neo-noir stage drama "Water & Power" for the screen in 2007. As a Sundance… Read More

Film “Instructions Not Included” is a Hit

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013
eugenio_derbezThe Spanish language movie featuring Eugenio Derbez "Instructions Not Included/No se Aceptan Devoluciones" has earned another $3.4 million this past weekend to bring its domestic total to $38.6 million.   It is now the highest grossing Spanish language film of all time (in the American market),… Read More

Stop driving & texting “It Can Wait®”

Saturday, August 17th, 2013
notextingA new documentary shows the aftermath of Texting & Driving by acclaimed Director Werner Herzog who tells the stories of people in the video "From One Second To The Next" ; Wireless Carriers are distributing the Free Film to Schools, Safety Advocates, and the Public.   Injuring… Read More

Alisa Lynn Valdes on Kickstarter

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013
alisapichp2Alisa Valdes' groundbreaking bestselling novel "The Dirty Girls Social Club" about six diverse Latina friends, has turned to the crowdsourcing website Kickstarter.   Valdes says "I wrote the book I wanted to… Read More

Zoot Suit Riots 70 years later

Tuesday, June 4th, 2013
The Zoot Suit Riots happened 70 years ago this week, In reminding relatives and friends they said "Yeah that was a long time ago. Why should we remember that?" and I must admit that was stunning. For me the reasons are clear… Read More

‘Pacific Rim’ a blockbuster cometh! 7-12

Monday, April 29th, 2013
Uploaded on April 29th with an introduction by director Guillermo del Toro presents the case to be seated in a theater on July 12th, 2013 for “Pacific Rim”. Here the trailer promises heavy metal action sequences with… Read More