SEATTLE LATINO

FILM FESTIVAL 2018

School Screenings

Monday 8, 2018

The Wrecker Kings

Time: 3:00PM

Venue: The Downtown School

Director: Kevin Berriz

Running Time: 15 min

Country (Year): USA (2017)

Category: Short, student

Genre: Crime, Black comedy, Environmental

Language: English

Film Color: Color

Cast: Betty Osceola, Adam Chefitz, Jeff Malo, Connie Ogle, Clint Archambault

The owner of a failing inn and his friend, a roadkill collector, devise a bigfoot hoax to draw in tourists; but a Miccosukee Indian is set to make sure that doesn’t happen.

Phone Tales

Time: 3:00PM

Venue: The Downtown School

Director: Ydaiber Orozco, Loren Escandon, John Palmer

​Running Time: 17 min

Country (Year): USA (2018)

Category: Short

Genre: Drama

Language: English

Film Color: Color

Cast: Ydaiber Orozco, Sabrina Hunter-Morales, Barbara Eliodorio

Phone Tales is a social issue-based short film anthology composed of three individual vignettes (He/Breathe/Milk), each about a woman in America named Sophia/Sofia who makes or receives a life-altering phone call. "He" is about a Muslim teenager who confronts her boyfriend and renews her relationship to her faith after having an abortion, "Breathe" is about an African-American grandmother with health issues whose grandson has an altercation with police while he's picking up her asthma medication, and "Milk" is about a Latina mom with a new baby trying to juggle work and breast pumping while barraged with her clueless husband and chauvinist boss.

"The Police"

Time: 3:00PM
Venue: The Downtown School

Director: antonio de la cruz

Running Time: 25 min

Country (Year): USA (2017)

Category: Short

Language: Spanish

Subtitles: English

Film Color: Color

Cast: Mary Virginia, Javier Marquez​, Alejandro Pagan

The Police,' tells the story of Tony Rodriguez, a young man that after committing a robbery by chance hears a song that changes his life.

To Ifinity

Time: 3:00PM

Venue: The Downtown School

Director: gabriel savodivker

Running Time: 12 min

Country (Year): USA (2017)

Category: Short

Language: Spanish

Subtitles: English

Film Color: Color

Cast: Paulo Quevedo, Yanelis Alarcon​, Maria Moreno

A dying father helps his young daughter carry an imaginary mission into space in order to reunite her with her mother; which leads to an unimaginable revelation.

Munecas

Time: 3:00PM

Venue: The Downtown School

Director: Osvaldo Ozuna

Running Time: 24 min

Country (Year): USA (2017)

Category: Short, student

Language: English

Film Color: Color

Cast: Alexis Cervantes, Alexander Villaseñor​, Conner Taylor​, Amy Sloan​, Daniel Mora​, Gay Thomas Wilson

Teenagers Pablo and Ray are best friends, despite living on opposite sides of the US/Mexican border. Both were born into a life of drug smuggling and are now the two sides of weekly transactions. Inevitably, a deal goes wrong and Pablo must face the horrors of the melting pot culture that rejects who he is.

Tuesday 9, 2018

Buerliners

Time: 3:00PM

Venue: The Downtown School

Director: Rodolfo Schmidt

Running Time: 23 min

Country (Year): Argentina (2017)

Category: Documentary, short

Language: English, German, Spanish

Subtitles: English

Film Color: Black & White and Color

In 2016 I traveled from Buenos Aires to Berlin as a guest to take part in an art show. I didn't want to come back, but my tourist visa was expiring. So I bought a camera and asked four ‘porteños’ (people born in Bs. As.) to tell me what it’s like to live there.

#Theconnectedman

Time: 3:00PM

Venue: The Downtown School

Director: Fabian Cardenas

Running Time: 19 min

Country (Year): USA (2017)

Category: Short

Rating: General Audience

Language: English

Film Color: Color

Cast: Caleb Scott

Carl, a successful, modern salesman connects with Sofia, the free-spirited choreographer from his past, through what seems to be a simple 'friend request.' In one day, their carefully constructed personas crumble in the face of reality and illusion.