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Don't Miss the Debut of the

10th
International
Latino Film Festival


in Downtown Redwood City!


Thursday 11/16 - 7:30 PM

SÓLO DIOS SABE / Only God Knows (view the trailer)
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Director: Carlos Bolado, 2005 Brazil/Mexico, 114 minutes

Award-winning director Carlos Bolado’s most recent film tells of a budding romance between two “orphaned” souls as they zigzag through the US, Mexico and Brazil guided by the enigmatic hand of fate. This sensual romantic comedy is an unpredictable journey full of surprises that seem inexplicable, except for divine design.

La película más reciente del premiado Carlos Bolado habla de un romance en ciernes entre dos almas “huérfanas”, que zigzaguean por los EEUU, México y Brasil guiados por la mano enigmática del destino. Esta sensual comedia romántica es un sendero inpredecible lleno de sorpresas que parecen inexplicables, a excepción del diseño divino.


Friday 11/17 - 6:30 PM

A DONA DA HISTÓRIA / The Owner of the Story (view the trailer)
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Director: Daniel Filho, 2004 Brazil, 87 minutes

Her friend from college is a famous actress and all Carolina has to show for her life is a devoted husband and four kids. As she prepares to sell her apartment in Rio, Carolina revisits her past and engages in a Borgian conversation with the Carolina of college days. Will the Carolinas decide to change their destiny?

Carolina está en crisis. Su íntima amiga es una actriz famosa y Carolina sufre porque sólo tiene un marido leal y cuatro hijos. Mientras ella está vendiendo su apartamento en Río de Janeiro, Carolina rememora su pasado y conversa con la Carolina de aquellos días ¿Decidirán las Carolinas cambiar su destino?


Friday 11/17 - 8:30 PM

UN FRANCO, 14 PESETAS (view the trailer)
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Director: Carlos Iglesias, 2006 Spain, 105 minutes

Spain, 1960. The country is under the yoke of Franco and the economy is in ruins. Combining gentle comedy, social criticism and his childhood autobiography, Carlos Iglesias’ debut as writer and actor is a universal tale of Spanish immigrants in Switzerland and their courage to succeed.

1960 España está bajo el yugo de Franco y la economía está en ruinas. Combinando comedia, crítica social y autobiografía de sus recuerdos de infancia, Carlos Iglesias debuta como guionista y actor con una historia universal de inmigrantes españoles en Suiza y su coraje para prosperar.


Saturday 11/18 - 5:30 PM

UN MUNDO MARAVILLOSO / A Wonderful World (view the trailer)
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Director: Luis Estrada, 2006 Mexico, 90 minutes

This controversial satire tells of poor Juan Perez (Damián Alcázar) who shoots to fame by accident when attempting suicide to protest his living conditions. His fame and subsequent wealth are truncated when the political climate changes, and he is jailed. An ironic fairy tale about social inequalities.

Esta controversial sátira acerca de la pobreza es la historia del pobre Juan Pérez (Damián Alcázar), quien se hace famoso cuando intenta suicidarse por protestar contra las condiciones de vida. Su fama y riqueza acaban cuando el clima político cambia y va en prisión. Un irónico cuento de hadas acerca de las desigualdades sociales.


Saturday 11/18 - 7:30 PM

MI MEJOR ENEMIGO / My Best Enemy (view the trailer)
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Director: Alex Bowen, 2005 Chile/Argentina, 105 minutes

December 1978. Chile and Argentina are about to engage in an armed confrontation in Patagonia. Acclaimed at the 2006 Cannes Film Festival, the film tells a deeply human story with humor and dignity and is a timely message about the futility of war. Chile’s 2005 selection for the Oscars and Goyas.

Diciembre 1978. Chile y Argentina se encuentran al borde de una confrontación armada en Patagonia. Aclamado en el Festival de Cannes 2006, es un film profundamente humano y actual relatado con dignidad y humor acerca de la futilidad de la guerra. Fué nominada a los Oscars y Goyas.


Saturday 11/18 - 9:45 PM

EL LOBO / The Wolf (view the trailer)
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Director: Miguel Courtois, 2004 Spain, 120 minutes

A captivating thriller based on the true story of a young Basque hired by Franco’s secret service to infiltrate the Basque terrorist group ETA. Set against the backdrop of Spain’s turbulent transition to democracy in the mid 70’s, El Lobo provides an intriguing glimpse of the political struggle of the government and ETA.

Una cautivadora película de suspenso, acción y romance basada en la historia real de un joven vasco, contrata­do en los años 70 por el servicio secreto de Franco para infiltrarse en el grupo terrorista vasco ETA. Un drama de intriga política durante la turbu­lenta transición entre la dictadura de Franco y la democracia.

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