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¿Eres tú, papá?

Living in a modest shack in the Cuban countryside, thirteen year old Lili and her mother appear trapped in a meagre, suffocating existence by her domineering father, Eduardo. His sudden absence should represent a new freedom for the girl and her mother, but Lili is distraught, and we come to discover just how strong the influence of this monstrous man is over his family. In desperation at losing Eduardo, Lili carries out a ritual taught to her by a spiritualist to help bring him back, leading Lili to uncover a disturbing truth about her father’s disappearance.
Fri, Mar 22 10:05 PM
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Acusada

Dolores, a privileged 20 year-old student, is accused of murdering her best friend. As she prepares for the trial, the uncertainty of the verdict wears heavily on Dolores, making her act in ways that jeopardize the legal strategy her family and lawyer have established. As Dolores spirals out of control, those closest to her begin questioning her innocence. Featuring a special appearance by Gael García Bernal.
Sun, Mar 24 8:45 PM
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Agave: The Spirit of the Nation

In Mexico, families have been passing down the tradition of distilling agave for generations. Discover how this once obscure Mexican drink has grown into the fastest growing spirit in the world. This expressive documentary takes viewers beyond the spirit to discover how one delicate plant can carry the weight of a nation and the people trying to protect it.
Sun, Mar 24 11:00 AM
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Bixa Travesty

The female trans*body becomes a political means of expression in both public and private space. The black, transgender singer Linn da Quebrada deconstructs how alpha males conceive of themselves. Kiko Goifman and Claudia Priscilla's documentary portrays a charismatic artist who reflects on gender and has an extraordinary stage presence.
Sun, Mar 24 9:25 PM
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La boda de mi mejor amigo

Julia (Ana Serradilla) is a well-known food blogger who is terrified of commitment and has never had a steady relationship. Despite that, she and her best friend Manuel made a pact with each other that if neither of them were married by the time they turned 35, they would marry each other. One afternoon, Julia gets a call from Manuel, who tells her that he will be married to someone else in four days. Knowing that she is the perfect woman for her friend, Julia will stop at nothing to keep the wedding from happening. Featuring Miguel Ángel Silvestre, Natasha Dupeyron, and Carlos Ferro.
Sat, Mar 23 7:30 PM
Sun, Mar 24 6:45 PM
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La Camarista

A young maid at a luxurious Mexico City hotel confronts the monotony of long workdays with quiet examinations of forgotten belongings and budding friendships that nourish her newfound and determined dream for a better life.
Sun, Mar 24 8:50 PM
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Campeones

Marco is an assistant coach in Spain’s top basketball league. One day, after getting drunk, his frustration and bad attitude get him involved in a traffic accident that lands him in court. He loses his job and his girlfriend and is sentenced to the worst possible punishment for his ego: coaching a group of intellectually-disabled players that have never touched a ball before. Through their innocence, tenderness and plenty of good humour, they will teach Marco about the things that really matter. They are the true Champions of Life.
Sun, Mar 24 4:10 PM
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Carlos Almaraz: Playing with Fire

A look at the life and work of the late Los Angeles artist, Carlos Almaraz, through the lens of an immigrant child coming to this country to live his American Dream of becoming a famous artist. Using interviews and personal journal entries his inner demons are explored, as well as his passions, his rise as a beloved leader of the Chicano Art Movement and his subsequent success as an artist who is ultimately lost to AIDS in the late 1980s.
Sat, Mar 23 3:50 PM
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El Chata

Although Samuel has plenty of talent to be a boxing champion, it seems like life treats him like a punching bag. Now at thirty, he has to become a sparring partner because nobody is willing to give him a chance after a stint in jail. Unable to feed his family and with temptations all around him, Samuel’s thoughts are consumed with getting back in the ring, proving to himself and everyone else that he is a champion. But in the neighborhood where he’s from, putting down his guard for one second is the difference between success and falling back on dangerous habits.
Sat, Mar 23 7:20 PM
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Chivas, la película

Mexico’s most popular soccer team, Club Deportivo Guadalajara (Chivas), find themselves in the midst of a losing streak. It’s up to the newly hired manager, Matías Almeyda, to lead the team to a revitalization, and achieve new-found glory.
Fri, Mar 22 5:00 PM
Sun, Mar 24 11:15 AM
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Claudia tocada por la luna

After having suffered discrimination throughout her life, Claudia, a trans Chilean midwife, remembers the hardest and most difficult moments she had to face in order to live her identity. The documentary tells the history, struggle, and the constant abuses that are part of a society that still excludes those it considers different.  Somos! Cine LGBTQ+ Showcase.
Sun, Mar 24 1:30 PM
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Comprame un revolver

Celebrated Mexican-Guatemalan filmmaker Julio Hernández Cordón mixes the aesthetics of MAD MAX and the themes of THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN to craft this visionary tale of a young girl named Huck who must fight for her survival alongside her father in a cartel-filled wasteland.
Sun, Mar 24 7:00 PM
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Contemporary Mating Rituals

After she finds herself unable to move on from the break-up of a long term relationship, Maya is coaxed into trying the popular new dating app CHRMD by her friends. Over the course of 8 episodes, Maya experiences the ups and downs of modern online dating as she ventures headfirst into the world of swiping, ghosting, catfishing, and d*ck pics.
Sat, Mar 23 6:15 PM
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Councilwoman

Carmen Castillo is a Dominican City Councilwoman who maintains her job cleaning hotel rooms, as she takes on her new role in politics. She faces skeptics who say she doesn’t have the education to govern, the power of corporate interests who take a stand against her fight for a $15/hourly wage in the City, and a tough re-election against two contenders—all of this while balancing the challenges of managing a full-time job cleaning hotel rooms, and a personal relationship. It’s a journey behind the scenes of politics after the victory.
Sat, Mar 23 1:45 PM
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Los débiles

The stoic Víctor gets into an argument with The Selfie, a member of a youth gang. Soon afterwards, Víctor’s dogs are murdered. He then arms himself and sets out for revenge, in search of the rival who’s now disappeared without a trace. But the journey proves difficult, taking Víctor through Sinaloa, the stretch of land on Mexico’s Pacific coast that a ruthless criminal cartel has transformed into bloody terrain. Violence and death are part of everyday life here. Victor’s journey is hemmed in by an eccentric cast of characters, each of whom reveals a new clue on where The Selfie might be found – until the two rivals finally meet in a brilliant and unexpected finale.
Fri, Mar 22 9:10 PM
Sat, Mar 23 9:25 PM
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Diamantino

Diamantino, the world’s premiere soccer star (played by Carloto Cotta) loses his special touch and ends his career in disgrace. Searching for a new purpose, the international icon sets out on a delirious odyssey where he confronts neo-fascism, the refugee crisis, genetic modification, abuse at the hands of his evil twin sisters, and a deranged hunt for the source of genius. Winner of the Grand Jury Prize at Cannes Critics' Week.
Sat, Mar 23 8:05 PM
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Los días más oscuros de nosotras

Ana's recollection of the day when her sister Julia died, is a fragmented and foggy image that has haunted her since childhood. Now, Ana has returned to Tijuana, her hometown, where she has to face the pain and the darkness of her memories. Featuring Sophie Alexander-Katz.
Sat, Mar 23 8:10 PM
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Sun, Mar 24 1:35 PM
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