Date: March 12 - 22, 2015
Venue: AMC 18 Fashion Valley Cinema
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The 22nd San Diego Latino Film Festival presented by Lexus, set to take place March 12-22 at the AMC Fashion Valley 18 at Simon Fashion Valley, is thrilled to announce several of its 2015 Spotlight Films, starring Kate del Castillo, Demián Bichir, Sandra Echeverría, Marimar Vega, and Sebastián Zurita, as well as an unforgettable profile of one of soccer's greatest players from world renowned filmmaker Álex de la Iglesia.
"We are truly excited to share the news of these selections for this year's festival," said Phillip Lorenzo, Exhibitions Director for the San Diego Latino Film Festival. "This announcement represents diversity on all levels, including genre, nationality represented, and the range of emotions our audience will experience."
"These key selections from the festival should excite film lovers in San Diego for what's to come", Lorenzo added.
SDLFF 2015 Spotlight Films
- Muerte en Buenos Aires
Dir. Natalia Meta
Crime/Drama - Argentina
Buenos Aires in the 1980s: Detective Chavez (DEMIÁN BICHIR), a family man and a tough cop, is tasked with solving an enigmatic murder. As the mystery surrounding this crime deepens, Detective Chavez realizes he must trust an untested rookie of dubious intentions to solve the case.
Starring: Oscar-nominated actor Demián Bichir and Chino Darin.
Dir. Acán Coen
Horror - Mexico
Ana Moreno (KATE DEL CASTILLO) manages to leave her tumultuous past behind her to build a strong family. Her established tranquility begins to crumble when three dark spirits begin to torment her. As these apparitions begin to prey on her family, Ana must do whatever it takes to ensure the safety of her loved ones.
Starring: Kate del Castillo, Raúl Mendez and Papile Aurora
Dir. Álex de la Iglesia
This unique biopic-documentary hybrid from Spanish filmmaker Álex de la Iglesia tracks Lionel Messi’s early life in Argentina to international stardom in Barcelona.
- Amor de mis Amores
Dir. Manolo Caro
Romantic Comedy - Mexico
It's love at first sight when Lucía (SANDRA ECHEVERRÍA) accidentally runs over cyclist León (SEBASTÍAN ZURITA). However, their "happily ever after" is far from a sure thing due to one small detail: they’re engaged to other people.
Starring: Sandra Echeverría, Marimar Vega, Sebastián Zurita and Erick Elias.