EXITOS DEL CINE LATINO FILM FESTIVAL: A summer celebration of Latino film, music, celebrities, and art COMES TO SOUTH BAY!

NATIONAL CITY (CA).- The San Diego Latino Film Festival is proud to announce the 3rd annual Exitos Del Cine Latino Film Festival (August 26th – September 1st, 2016), presented by Westfield Plaza Bonita. Over the course of an exciting week, 15 must-see Latino films will premiere, accompanied by special celebrity appearances, dynamic musical performances, and exhibits by local artists.

This year’s selection features the Spanish-Argentine thriller Cien Años de Perdón, starring Rodrigo de la Serna, Raúl Arévalo, and Luis Tosar; the award-winning dramedy Truman, featuring Ricardo Darín and Javier Camara; Diego Luna’s emotional Mr. Pig, starring Danny Glover and Maya Rudolph; and, El Tamaño Si Importa, starring Vhadir Derbez, Ximena Ayala, and Eugenio Derbez!

Moisés Esparza, MACSD film curator states, “We’re proud to bring these exciting movies to audiences in the South Bay region of the County. With such a large Latino population, it’s important that this area has a film festival to call its own. We’ve chosen some of the best movies from Mexico, Latin America, and Spain, and we hope to make this an annual event at Westfield Plaza Bonita.”

To kick off the festival, the Opening Night Fiesta will take place on Friday, Aug. 26 from 5:30-7:30pm on the second level of Westfield Plaza Bonita, outside of AMC Plaza Bonita cinemas. The event will include live music, special guests, drinks, food and more! Party tickets available for $25.

All movies and activities will take place at AMC Plaza Bonita, 3050 Plaza Bonita Rd., National City, CA 91950.

Individual movie tickets range from $8.50-$11.50. Special film festival passes include: $45 5-Movie Ticket Pack, $135 All-Access Pass, & $80 Film Pass. Click her to purchase on-line.

All proceeds from EXITOS DEL CINE LATINO film festival benefit Media Arts Center San Diego’s year-round education and outreach programs and services; such as the award-winning Teen Producers Project.

The 3rd annual Exitos Del Cine Sponsors include: Westfield Plaza Bonita, Entravision, The Star News, National City Chamber of Commerce, County of San Diego, La Prensa San Diego, El Latino Newspaper, XEWT 12, AMC Independent, El Mexicano, Giving Back Magazine .

For more information on the films being screened & tickets, please visit: www.sdlatinofilm.com/exitos or call 619-230-1938.