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Program 1: Slice of Life

In this program


Directed by Juan Pablo Daranas Molina

A Cuban immigrant tries to find her place in New York City.


Directed by Jessica Mendez Siqueiros

La gringa killed her Nana.


Directed by Kristian Mercado

An estranged family tries to reconnect amid the wreckage of post-Maria Puerto Rico. Starring Mela Murder as Milagros and Kareem Savingnon as Manuel.

Me 3.769

Directed by Elaine Del Valle

An adolescent Latina looks forward to her maturing body, but must soon cope with the sexual misconduct of someone she trusts.


Directed by Sandra Joen Pérez-Tejeda

An undocumented single father struggles to make ends meet.


Directed by Carlos Garcia de Dios

A short film about that very long instance of falling in love.


Directed by Francisco Cabrera-Feo

Yunior seeks his own light in the shadow of his older brother, with some help from his brother’s girlfriend and a startling new neighbor.

Cinnamon Skin

Directed by Michelle Salcedo

A Cuban exile returns to her homeland in search of her daughter and unravels a secret that has haunted her ever since she left twenty years before.


Directed by Bruce Smolanoff, Emilie McDonald

Jo-Jo, a 15 year-old Mexican-American boy, lives in Brooklyn with his street vendor single mother and little sister. He breakdances with a crew and dreams of being “the illest” b-boy in the world, but a local gangster attempts to lure him away. One night, Jo-Jo is forced to make one of the most important decisions of his life.

Dates & Times


AMC Empire 25

Sat, Aug 17
10:00 pm