Eduardo Ortiz / Premieres / Puerto Rico / 120 mins
In Eduardo Ortiz’s (Los domirriqueños) latest, the rise to stardom of Reggaeton’s founding father, Vico C, is captured in vivid and exciting detail. A tale of redemption, Vico C rose to the top of the urban Puerto Rican rap movement only to fall into a dark world of drugs, imprisonment and near-death accidents.
Inspired by true events, 'Hold On' tells the story of Sidney Rhodes, a talented mixed race singer who must fight to keep her personal dreams and family life alive while working at a small Los Angeles church.
Frustrated with the cards life has dealt him and the product of circumstances that have driven him to fear diversity, Hank (Jim Belushi) finds himself at odds with the diversifying demographics of his central Florida town. After suffering a heart attack, Hank is given a chance at survival- but will he accept the heart of a Puerto Rican drag queen?
Reminiscent of “La-La Land” meets “Moonlight”, this coming-out story features exhilarating and yet tender musical numbers. Saturday Church is the journey of Ulysses, a young gay man from the Bronx who comes to find his queer family on the piers of New York’s West Village.