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EL CALLEJON DE LOS MILAGROS (AKA Midaq Alley) Screening at Cine Alternativo – Jan 7 @ 7:30pm

This film, first released in 1995, is based on a Nobel Prize-winning novel by Naguib Mahfuz (Alameda Films – Director: Jorge Fons; Screenwriter: Vincente Leñero; Producer: Alfredo Ripstein Jr.) and has received 27 wins and 14 nominations (according to, including the Silver Goddess from the Mexican Cinema Journalists. The film stars Ernesto Gómez Cruz,… Continue Reading

THE HOLY MOUNTAIN Screening at Cine Alternativo – Jan 6th @ 7:30pm

THE SACRED MOUNTAIN/THE HOLY MOUNTAIN/La Montaña Sagrada (1973; Producer: Robin Klein) is a cult-fabulous film by Writer/Director Alexandro Jodorowsky, the same director of the awesome cult classic EL TOPO. See this film on the big screen tonight at the OCCC’s Cine Alternativo film festival. If you can’t make the screening, make sure you rent this… Continue Reading

LA OTRA CONQUISTA Screening at Cine Alternativo – Jan 5 @ 7:30pm

La Otra Conquista (The Other Conquest) (Produced by Alvaro Domingo; Written/Directed/Edited by Salvador Carrasco) screens tonight at the OCCC as part of their one-week CINE ALTERNATIVO Film Festival. The film was first released in 1998. The Other Conquest – TrailerUploaded by nyc233. – Classic TV and last night's shows, online. Synopsis: “It is May 1520… Continue Reading

BIUTIFUL by Alejandro González Iñárritu (Mod Producciones & Ikiru Films) coming soon!

LA Times’ Steven Zeitchik reports: “Whether you feel moved by “Biutiful” or find yourself frustrated by it — and Cannes audiences and an early smattering of reviewers have demonstrated both reactions — there’s little doubt that the Spanish-language film is like nothing else out there. A meticulously shot movie about a small-time con man and… Continue Reading

How can we expand the US market for Latino films?

“The U.S. market for Latin American cinema remains small and distributing films from that region is a challenge despite the country’s large Hispanic population, several U.S. producers taking part in the Havana Film Festival said Friday.” “Referring to the distribution of Latin American films in the United States, it is “very strange” that more films… Continue Reading

Welcome to the all-new LFF Blog!

The Latino Film Fund is proud to bring you innovative news in Latino cinema, including thought-provoking interviews, artful articles, not-to-be-missed screenings and more. We seek to explore complex topics surrounding Latino cinema, including portrayals of Latino stories, thematic boundaries and rising talents in the field. Please feel free to contact us if you have a… Continue Reading