2015 Vancouver Latin American Film Fest Preview: 5 Can’t-Miss Movies

kac3ad-04-gael-garcc3ada-bernalThe largest Latin American film fest in Canada is coming to Vancouver.

Nearly 17 films from 16 countries are set to be showcased at the 2015 Vancouver Latin American Film Festival, Sept. 3-Sept. 13. Since 2003, the festival has brought the best feature films, documentaries and short works from the Spanish-speaking world to Vancouver’s theatres.

This year’s festival will shine a special spotlight on Mexico – currently in the midst of a second “golden age” of cinema – while also showing the latest award-winning films from throughout Latin America.  Here’s a peek at 5 can’t-miss movies at the 2015 Latin American Film Fest:  Continue reading:
2015 Vancouver Latin American Film Fest Preview: 5 Can’t-Miss Movies

Latin American Film Festival: Sept 1-11

According to the 2006 census, there are a mere 28,575 people of Latin, Central and South American origins living in the Vancouver metropolitan area – or just a tiny 1.36 percent of the population.   I find that pretty amazing, considering that Vancouver hosts one of the best Latin America film festivals in all of Canada.

The ninth installment of the Vancouver Latin American Film Festival runs from Sept.1-11.  More than 50 films from throughout the Spanish-speaking world will be showcased.  These are the best of the best – brilliant, poignant, award-winning movies and documentaries from Mexico to Argentina and everywhere in-between.  If you’re a film lover, or have any interest in Latino culture, this is something you don’t want to miss.

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Latin American Film Festival: Sept 1-11