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2017 Philadelphia Latino Film Festival Opening Night

Friday
Jun 02, 2017
6:30 PM
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Overview

The 2017 Philadelphia Latino Film Festival (PHLAFF) Opening Night is a celebration that will include the Philadelphia Premiere of Defend Puerto Rico, Concertinas, highlights of our 2017 LOLA Award Winner & Honorable Mentions and showcase the 2017 festival offerings.

Defend Puerto Rico

Defend PR is a multimedia project designed to document and celebrate Puerto Rican creativity, resilience, and resistance. Recognizing the complex and dynamic landscapes that comprise Puerto Rican daily life and struggle, Defend PR seeks to deepen connections between Puerto Ricans on the island and throughout the diaspora, in the hopes of nurturing greater solidarity, collaboration, and kinship.

 

USA, 2017
Mikey Cordero Co-Director
Eli Jacobs-Fantauzzi Co-Director
Adrián Román Co-Director


Short
ENGLISH & SPANISH
23 MINUTES

Concertinas

​A​ lonely old driver enters through a tunnel to the underworld of Caracas, Venezuela. He travels through all the misery, failure, and violence that this broken town has to offer, until it gets home, locks himself and turns on the tv to relax, until someone cut the lights out.

 

VENEZUELA, 2016
ALAN OHEP, DIRECTOR
DOCUMENTARY
ENGLISH & SPANISH
4 MINUTE​S​

A percentage of the proceeds of the evening will support Casa de Venezuela Philadelphia's efforts to send medical supplies to Venezuela.

For more information please visit Phlaff.org

Perelman Theater

Inside the Kimmel Center

300 S Broad St

Philadelphia, PA 19102