Celebrating our first annual Latino Film Festival showcasing these classic American films with actresses/actors: Andy Garcia, Danny Valdez, Edward James Olmos, Esaí Morales, Jennifer Lopez, Jimmy Smits, Lou Diamond Phillips, Michael Imperioli, and Oscar Jaenada.
Location: Company E. Room - Lower Level
12pm: Cantinflas (PG) The true story of Cantinflas, the beloved Mexican comedy star who charmed all of Latin America before setting his sights on the bright lights of Hollywood.
Director: Sebastian del Amo | Production year: 2014 | Runtime: 96 minutes
Cast: Óscar Jaenada, Michael Imperioli, Ilse Salas, Luis Gerardo Méndez, Gabriela de la Garza
2pm: Stand & Deliver (PG) Edward James Olmos stars as Jaime Escalante in this inspirational true story about a teacher and the unmotivated East Los Angeles high school students who he inspires, badgers, threatens and humors into learning the most demanding of all math sciences--calculus. But the accomplishment is so utterly fantastic that the students are accused of cheating. Given a choice to accept the allegation or retake an extremely demanding examination to prove themselves, the students decide to Stand And Deliver
Director: Ramon Menendez | Production year: 1988 | Runtime: 105 minutes
Cast: Edward James Olmos, Lou Diamond Phillips, Vanessa Marquez, Andy Garcia, Virginia Paris
4pm: Zoot Suit (R) Luis Valdez tailored his play about a 1942 murder trial involving Chicanos. Daniel Valdez, Edward James Olmos, Charles Aidman, Tyne Daly. Judge: John Anderson.
Director: Luis Valdez | Production year: 1981 Runtime: 103 minutes
Cast: Daniel Valdez, Edward James Olmos, Charles Aidman, Tyne Daly, John Anderson
6pm: My Family (R) Sprawling multigenerational saga about a Mexican-American family that immigrates to the U.S. Jimmy Smits, Esai Morales. Paco: Edward James Olmos. Jose: Eduardo López Rojas. Maria: Jenny Gago. Isabel: Elpidia Carrillo. Irene: Lupe Ontiveros. Gregory Nava directed.
Director: Gregory Nava | Production year: 1995 | Runtime: 125 minutes.
Cast: Jimmy Smits, Esai Morales, Edward James Olmos, Eduardo López Rojas, Jenny Gago