25TH ANNIVERSARY SAN DIEGO LATINO FILM FESTIVAL SHORTS & FRONTERA FILMMAKERS FILMS ANNOUNCED

San Diego, CA. For the past 25 years, Media Arts Center San Diego‘s San Diego Latino Film Festival has been committed to celebrating local filmmakers whose passions, innovations, and insight have led them to create significant works of cinematic art. This diverse selection of films for our 25th Anniversary demonstrates that the San Diego / Tijuana border region is once again, thriving, and ready to transform the way we look at film.

Some of this year’s highlights include: Advance screening of SINGING OUR WAY TO FREEDOM, (USA) The portrait of San Diego musician, composer, and community activist, Ramon “Chunky” Sanchez, and AVENIDA BUGAMBILIA, by Tijuana Director Paulina Casmur.  In addition, this special showcase of local filmmakers includes 6 other feature length films, and 9 highly diverse shorts as part of the annual Frontera Filmmakers celebration.  For a complete list of Shorts and Frontera Filmmakers films selected for this year’s anniversary festival, click here: SDLFF Frontera Filmmakers & Shorts List. The complete schedule of movie showtimes will be announced by March 1st.

Local filmmakers and special guests will be available for interviews at the upcoming Media Kick Off Party on February 22, 2018.  Press can also pick up media credentials.
Please register for a press credential online here.
Download images and festival poster image from this electronic EPK: https://www.dropbox.com/home/SDLFF%202018/EPK%20SDLFF%202018

The 2018 25th Anniversary San Diego Latino Film Festival takes place from March 15-25 at AMC Fashion Valley 18 (7037 Friars Rd, San Diego, CA 92108) and at Media Arts Center San Diego’s very own Digital Gym Cinema North Park (2921 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA 92104).

Individual movie tickets range from $9 to $12. Special film passes range from $50 to $325. For ticket information, visit http://2018.sdlatinofilm.com/tickets/ or call 619-230-1938.

Major Sponsors: City of San Diego Commission for the Arts & Culture, Simon Fashion Valley, The San Diego Union-Tribune, National Endowment for the Arts. Screen Sponsors: San Diego Gas and Electric. Showcase Sponsors: San Diego LGBT Pride, County of San Diego, El Latino Newspaper, Metropolitan Transit System (MTS), La Nueva 106.5, 102.9 Más Variedad, Telemundo. Sonido Latino Sponsor: Sycuan Casino. Gala Sponsors: Stella Artois, Uniradio, Radio Latina 104.5FM, Hoy San Diego, Univision TV, Wells Fargo. Award Sponsors: The San Diego Union-Tribune. Sabor Latino Sponsors: Chipotle Mexican Grill, Univision Radio San Diego, Border X Brewing, San Diego Reader, Home Depot, Stella Artois. Venue Sponsors: AMC Independent, Centro Cultural de la Raza, Music Box, Switch Events. Film Sponsors: Sunroad Auto, Latino Public Broadcasting, San Diego County Credit Union, Sony, San Diego Padres, Consulado General de Mexico en San Diego, Learn4Life, Frontera Newspaper, Unified Port of San Diego, Yelp, La Prensa San Diego, Mujer Actual, Para Todos, Cross Border Xpress, Diego 99.3FM, KSDY Channel 50, Uptown News, Cinelatino, CinelandiaUSA, Magic 92.5, 91X, Z90. Official Magazine Sponsor: Giving Back Magazine. Official Hotel Sponsor: Town and Country Resort. Official Airline Sponsor: AeroMexico.
Newspaper Sponsors: El Mexicano, San Diego City Beat. Official Spanish-Language Television Sponsor: Univision KBNT 17, Azteca 15, Unimás, LATV, and MyTV. Official English-Language Television Sponsor: NBC 7 San Diego.

For more information, please contact:

Media Arts Center San Diego, 2921 El Cajon Blvd., San Diego, CA 92104, Tel 619-230-1938

www.mediaartscenter.orginfo@mediaartscenter.org