Presented in partnership with the Oklahoma Cine Latino Film Festival
The Oklahoma Cine Latino Film Festival promotes the Latino cultural influence on cinema and has become a showcase for local and international filmmakers with submittals from Mexico, Spain, and South America.
Friday, April 30th at Sunset
Plunkett Park, UCO Campus
ABOUT THE FILMS:
- We Were Kids- Matias Muñoz Rodriguez, Director
Celeste, a Latina teenager, loses her childhood innocence and comes to terms with her status as a person of color after an adult pulls his gun on her best friend.
- The Other Border– Justin Zimmerman, Director
High school student Gerardo Hernandez – raised in the United States since six months of age – was one of over 100 undocumented workers arrested by ICE in Ohio on June 5th, 2018. Gerardo spent almost 2 months in prison before being released and is now scheduled to be deported. THE OTHER BORDER is his American story, told through intimate interviews with Gerardo and his sister, Karime.
- Home: Joselyn’s Story– The Representation Project, Production
Home: Joselyn’s Story” is the story of Joselyn, who was brought to the United States from Honduras by her mother when she was 9 years old. As a mother now, she reflects on the decision her mother made for her, risking everything to give her daughter a better life.
- PRIDE- Edith Rodriguez, Director
The bounds of love and tradition are tested when a teenage girl confronts her strict grandmother on Pride weekend.
- ¿Como Vuelan Las Flores?– Roberto Salvador Rodriguez, Director
Xóchitl, a young indigenous craftswoman from the hidalguense Huasteca in Mexico, travels to Spain to show the world her artwork and the will and power behind indigenous Mexican women. It’s the first time in the history of Mexico that the lead of a documentary is an indigenous woman from the Huasteca of Hidalgo. She travels to the Old World aiming to represent the rights and the culture of the indigenous people in Latin America.
- Plane Pretend– Sharon Arteaga, Director
Pilar and her brothers are ecstatic to take their first flight, but they must hide their excitement or risk everything.