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New York Latino Film Festival

Shorts Program 3

Shorts / 92 mins

New York Latino Film Festival
Shorts Program 3

Cinépolis Chelsea
Saturday, Oct. 14 12:00pm Buy Tickets


Love yourself, your life depends on it.

In This Program

  1. Swimming In The Desert

    Alvaro Ron / USA / 15 mins
    In the drought-stricken town of Agua Dulce, in the California High Desert, a ten-year-old girl challenges her grandfather, a cranky retired firefighter, to follow a crazy plan and bring water back to the dry river.

  2. #buffaloplaid

    Carolina Korth & Jessica Robinson / USA / 13 mins
    Andrea is nursing her broken heart when she discovers that her ex-boyfriend committed a social media faux pas so hurtful that she feels compelled to enact her vengeance via the internet and a newly minted hashtag. This spirited comedy poses the question: who’s crazier in a breakup- the emotional or the emotionless?

  3. Borders

    Michael Martinez / USA / 6 mins
    A poignant look at immigration as told through the experiences of a Mexican woman who comes to the United States illegally in search of a better life.

  4. Skin

    Dominic Colón and Sebastian Rea / USA / 10 mins
    In this dramedy about learning to love and accept yourself, a man who recently lost 200 pounds must overcome his fear of having sex with his boyfriend without his shirt.

  5. These Colors Don’t Run

    Via Bia / USA / 10 mins
    A tattooed woman who hides behind eyeliner and an attitude tells the story of her first ink. Will she drop the act and reveal something real?

  6. Valentina

    Mary Angélica Molina / USA / 9 mins
    During the hottest day ever recorded in human history, a fastidious maid’s duties are interrupted when her vagina comes to life. What starts as a simple cry for air turns into an intervention as Valentina’s vagina asks for higher wages and demands better working conditions.

  7. Welcome Back

    Matias Nilsson / Mexico / 21 mins
    After she is deported to Mexico, Carmen must survive in a country she no longer understands. Follow her struggles as she looks for an answer to where she is really from, and which country is truly her home.

  8. Like Fine Silk

    Sandra Manzanares & Ben Mankoff / USA / 8 mins
    Eva, a young Afro-Latina, takes her Spanish-speaking black mother shopping at the neighborhood black hair care store. The Korean proprietor becomes a little too interested in the older woman’s cultural and racial background, leading to a humorous, but tense conversation in which Eva acts as the cultural interpreter and ambassador for a host of characters who both play up and suffer from stereotypes.

Dates & Times

Shorts Program 3

Cinépolis Chelsea
Saturday, Oct. 14 12:00pm Buy Tickets