A film still from "Mercedes Sosa: The Voice of Latin America" -- one of SDLFF's main draws.
The San Diego Latino Film Festival (SDLFF) in now in its remarkable 21st year, and is returning with the third installment of Documania!, showcasing the best in non-fiction films by some of today's brightest Latino filmmakers. Local musicians can earn points for themselves by watching enriching music documentaries and get in on the networking action by attending SDLFF's offical opening party. Who knows -- maybe you can get music placement in a film or get to perform next year. This year, three top shelf docs featuring Latino musical luminaries will be presented:
The SDLFF kicks off March 13, and will present films at UltraStar Mission Valley Cinemas Hazard Center. After watching the Mercedes Sosa documentary, head over to downtown's Cafe Sevilla for the official opening party, to mingle with SDLFF special guests all night. Watch musical performances from 2013 San Diego Music Award-nominated Afrojazziacs and the Roots Factory's very own, DJ Bob Green. Appetizers and a one-hour hosted bar will be served from 10-11 p.m. Complimentary transportation from movie theater to Cafe Sevilla will be provided by Five Star Tours all night.
For more info on SDLFF movie and party passes, go here.
Dita Quinones is a multimedia journalist born in Tijuana with a passion for Latin alternative and hip-hop music news. Her main goal is to uplift and inform so that the Latino, Filipino and Hip-Hop community get knitted into the fabric of American history. In addition to SoundDiego, she contributes to Latina, FOX News Latino, Poder, VidaVibrante, San Diego CityBeat and HipHopDx. She is also the founder of the infamous music and politrix blog GN$F! Follow Dita on Twitter or on Facebook.