Discovery en Español

Discovery en Español Presents Film Showcase at SDLFF 2016 (March 10-20)

 

Discovery en Español connects Spanish-speaking viewers in the U.S. to the world and all its wonder and possibilities. It provides quality programming focusing on bold storytelling across core genres including adventure, ingenuity, natural history, investigation and current affairs. The San Diego Latino Film Festival is thrilled to partner with Discovery en Español to bring you these eye-opening and informative documentaries.

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Individual tickets go on sale after February 26, 2016. For now, you can still also get a special deals on our 5-Movie Ticket Pack, Film Pass, & Festival Pass. Click here to purchase today! http://sdlatinofilm.com/passes/

Movies to be screened include:

Narcoarmas

(USA/ Mexico / Peru, 44 min., 2014, Spanish w/ English subtitles)
3/18 / 5:00 / S2

This eye-opening documentary explores the incredible lengths drug cartels have gone to supply themselves with the most state of the art, high caliber weapons available to them. This documentary highlights the most sought after weapons and how the United States has become on of the suppliers in this conflict they claim to oppose.

Porfirio Díaz, 100 Años Sin Patria

Dir. Emilio Maillé
(USA / Mexico, 50 min., 2015, Spanish w/ English subtitles)
3/19 / 5:15 / S9

A century after the death of General Porfirio Díaz, and 105 years after he went into exile from his homeland, Discovery en Español tells the true story of one of the most controversial figures in Mexican history, considered a tyrant by many and a national hero by others. Featuring acting legends, Hector Bonilla, in the title role and Patricia Reyes Spíndola as his wife, Carmen Romero Rubio. Special introduction prior to screening and Q&A to follow film  with Hector Bonilla, Allan Navarrete (EVP & GM – Discovery Communications US Hispanic, Mexico, Central America, the Andean Region), and Patricia Arriaga (Producer).

Trata de Mujeres: De Tenancingo a Nueva York

(Mexico / USA / Peru, 44 min., 2013, Spanish w/ English subtitles)
3/18/ 5:00 / S2

Emmy Award–winning documentary Trata de Mujeres exposes the savagery behind a growing sex trade, revealing a black market business that affects thousands of women. Discovery en Español’s cameras travel from Tenancingo, Mexico, the small-town epicenter of female sex trafficking, up to seedy locations in New York to uncover how these mafia families operate, luring girls through the false pretense of arranged marriages and forcing them into prostitution.

Ticket Prices:

Individual Movie Tickets:

General Admission – $11.50
Senior/Student/Military – $9.50
Member rate – $8.50

Screenings to take place at AMC Fashion Valley 18 & MACSD’s very-own Digital Gym CINEMA North Park (2921 El Cajon Blvd, SD, CA 92104).

Individual tickets go on sale after February 26, 2016. For now, you can still also get a special deals on our 5-Movie Ticket Pack, Film Pass, & Festival Pass. Click here to purchase today! http://sdlatinofilm.com/passes/

INFO:
619-230-1938, ethan@mediaartscenter.org, www.sdlatinofilm.com