¡Hola Cine!


Minneapolis Institute of Art Sun, Oct 8, 2023
Film Info
Program:Cine Latino
Festival Programs:Cine Latino
Cine en Familia
Release Year:2023
Runtime:66 min
Print Source:New York International Children’s Film Festival
Tags:Family Friendly
Women Directors


Sunday, October 8 | Free at Minneapolis Institute of Art

Cine Latino presents ¡Hola Cine! at the Minneapolis Institute of Art's Family Day on Sunday October 8. See the family-friendly collection of Spanish-language short films for free between 10:30am-2:30pm at Mia (2400 Third Avenue South in Minneapolis).

The annual Spanish-language program curated by the New York International Children’s Film Festival delivers the best Latinx short films from around the world, transporting audiences to the chilly mountains of Argentina and reminding them of the power of family, perseverance, and believing in magic.

La Calesita

Argentina, Animation, Augusto Schillaci, 2022, 10 min, No dialogue

A beloved Argentinian merry-go-round operator brings joy to the neighborhood families in this warm and vivid story of what comes around, goes around…

Phonos (Fonos)

Mexico, Animation, Gabriela Badillo, 2021, 9 min, No dialogue

Chloe has bottled up her feelings along with the sounds that remind her of her beloved grandfather until a songbird shows her the way to maintain the spirit of his beautiful music.

El Moño

United States, Live Action, Luis Fernando Puente & Lizde Arias, 2022, 8 min, Spanish with English subtitles


After her favorite sock goes missing, Andrea learns some family magic that helps her find lost objects in the most unexpected ways. She’ll soon discover that toys and coins aren’t the only things that can get lost.

With a Wool Ball (Con un ovillo de lana)

Argentina, Animation, Belén Ricardes, 2022, 5 min, Spanish with English subtitles

A ball of wool, a catchy song, and beautiful felted stop motion tell this boldly-colored tale of a girl who weaves ponchos and steeps hot maté to keep her friends toasty in the hills of Argentina.

The Luggage Room (Un Cuarto de Equipaje

Spain, Animation, Daniela Cuenca, 2021, 7 min, Spanish with English subtitles

A devoted abuelita dreams of the day she can reunite with her grandchildren, cramming her suitcase with mountains of gifts and heaps of precious memories.

The Dance (El baile)

Colombia, Live Action, Pedro Pablo Vega Reyes, 2021, 15 min, Spanish with English subtitles

Andrés has a big, big toe problem: his right shoe has a huge hole in it. Normally, this wouldn’t be an issue, but the school dance is tomorrow and he’s got his crush Mariana to impress!

Curated by New York International Children’s Film Festival