Latin American Film Festival

Submitted by clg0282 on Fri, 02/16/2018 - 11:48am
Friday, February 23, 2018 - 8:00pm to Sunday, February 25, 2018 - 8:00pm

Festival de Cine Latino Americano, sponsored by the non-profit organization of the same name and UNT’s Department of Media Arts, will take place Feb. 23-25 (Friday-Sunday). The film festival will allow Latino filmmakers to show off their perspective on the screen.

The event begins with the red carpet and reception, along with a screening of “La Habitacion,” a drama from Mexico that makes its U.S. debut. The festival will continue with the screening of 34 films, along with a master class in script writing, an awards ceremony honoring actor Jesse Borrego (“Fame,” “Dexter”) for his contributions to the film industry and a panel discussion on “The Latino Image in Hollywood.”

The event will end with a closing night awards celebration that will feature mariachis, Mexican Folklorico dancers and a tribute to Mexican film stars Pedro Infante and Cantinflas.

 

Location: 
Various locations at the University of North Texas and UNT on the Square, 109 N. Elm St.
Event open to: 
Open to the public
Ticket Price: 
Tickets cost $5 for film blocks, $20 for student VIP passes and $30 for general VIP passes.
For more information call: 
1 (469) 358-1251
Department or Sponsor: 
Department of Media Arts
Contact Name: 
Bethany Larrañaga
Contact Email: 
FDCLAfestival@gmail.com
Contact Phone: 
469-358-1251
Expected Attendance: 
Not Applicable