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Phoenix College Announces Lineup for Latino Film Festival

April 25, 2014

Phoenix College is proud to announce the lineup for the 14thannual Phoenix College Latino Film Festival. The festival will present a diverse sample of films from Latin America and the United States, which focus on the Latino community. The 2014 Phoenix College Latino Film Festival will kick off on April 29, 2014, and the final film will show on May 3, 2014. All events are free and open to the public. Please see full schedule below.

 “We are excited to once again showcase the talents and stories of the Latino community, here and abroad, at the Phoenix College Latino Film Festival,” said Dr. Trino Sandoval, director of the Raul H. Castro Institute at Phoenix College and organizer of this event. “This event offers a great opportunity for the community to come out, enjoy free entertainment, and learn more about Latino communities around the world.”

The festival will also offer attendees the opportunity to discuss the films with the filmmakers and scholars, as each film will be followed by a Q&A discussion.

This event is possible thanks to the contributions of the City of Phoenix Latino Institute.

A full schedule, including information about each film, can be found by visiting: http://www.phoenixcollege.edu/latinofilmfest/schedule

Film Schedule: 
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. 
El Barrio Tours: Gentrification in Spanish Harlem 
Q&A with director following the screening 
Location: A.E. England Building – 424 N. Central Ave. 
  
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. 
Las Marthas 
Q&A with director following the screening 
Location: Phoenix College Dome Conference Room – 3310 N. 10th Ave
  
Thursday, April 1, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. 
El vuelco del cangrejo [Crab Trap] 
Q&A with director following the screening 
Location: A.E. England Building – 424 N. Central Ave. 
  
Friday, May 2, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. 
El diario de Agustín [Agustín’s Newspaper] 
Q&A with director following the screening 
Location: A.E. England Building – 424 N. Central Ave. 
  
Saturday, May 3, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. 
The Immigration Paradox 
Q&A with filmmaker Lourdes Vasquez and Puerto Rican artist and immigration activist Miguel Luciano following screening 
Location: Phoenix College Dome Conference Room – 3310 N. 10th Ave
  
Saturday, May 3, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. 
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Q&A with director following the screening 
Location: Phoenix College Dome Conference Room – 3310 N. 10th Ave