film

  • New Film Lauds Importance of Conservation Fund to Latinos

    Roz Brown Public News Service ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – A 50-year-old conservation program that will expire at the end of this month without action from Congress is the focus of a new film released by the Hispanic Access Foundation. The film, “Land, Water, y Comunidad,” explores the importance of the Land...
  • A Love Letter to Oakland: Blindspotting

    Director Carlos López Estrada Breaks Down the Creation of the New Oakland Based Drama Arturo Hilario El Observador Race relations, Hyphy music, hipsters and “green juice” are the different beats that the new film “Blindspotting” touches upon. Some points are humorous, some are fun, some are damned serious. The...
  • Cinequest Latino Film Showcase: Hermanos

    Jose Posadas Special to El Observador Donald Trump’s divided states of America is the backdrop for the film Hermanos, a documentary by Mexican-born director Laura Plancarte, that chronicles the contentious story of immigration as seen by its two main protagonists: a former pageant queen from Montana who has fallen...
  • IMPACT: A Look at CINEQUEST VR & More

    Co-Founder Halfdan Hussey breaks down the VR opportunities at Cinequest Film Festival this year and why the festival has impact Arturo Hilario El Observador Halfdan Hussey is the Director, CEO & Co-Founder of Cinequest Film Festival, which is going on until March 11th. This year brings more than 250...
  • FILM THRILLS

    Michael Rabehl, Cinequest’s Director of Programming & Associate Director talks about the expansion of the “Thrills” portion of Cinequest Film Festival Arturo Hilario El Observador This year’s Cinequest Film Festival has expanded its lineup of genre films, which include horror, sci-fi and thrillers. Now with a competition representing these...
  • A Discussion of Documentary Film “Adios Amor: The Search for Maria Moreno”

    Jose Posadas Special to El Observador The annual Cinequest Film & Virtual Reality Festival returns to San Jose and Redwood City, February 27 – March 11, with a lineup of Latino Cinema featuring U.S. and foreign films dealing with issues ranging from immigration, gambling addiction, vengeance, self-identity and California’s...
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  • IMDB Adds ‘F-Rating’ To Recognize Women In Film

    “Below Her Mouth” Is One Of The First to Receive Rating IMDb (Internet Movie Database), the world’s largest movie website, has adopted a new ‘F-rating’ to highlight films that are directed by women, written by women, and/or pass the Bechdel test – meaning they feature a conversation between women...
  • Calendar 3/03

    Cinequest Friday March 3, 2017 / Al Day Various Locations Downtown San Jose San Jose, CA www.cinequest.org San Jose Jazz Winter Fest Friday march 3, 2017 / All Day Various Locations Downtown San Jose San Jose, CA $10 – $55 Cirque de Soleil – Luzia Friday March 3, 2017...