Film Locos - British Latin American Film Take Over

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This event last happened on 21 June 2024

Buy tickets here: Film Locos — Migration Matters (migrationmattersfestival.co.uk)

"FilmLocos - British Latin American Film Take Over" celebrating film and culture. We're bringing you an awesome lineup of short films made by British Latin American filmmakers. Get ready for a cinematic ride filled with diverse stories and fresh perspectives.

I See Mountains

A young woman in London confronts her differences and connects her body to her motherland in I See Mountains.

Coffee & Poetry

A lonely man in London looks for help. Then a woman with a similar background gives him hope.

El Bananero

A group of banana and papaya sellers start selling in a London neighbourhood until their leader, El Bananero, is murdered. El Bananero's wife, La Mulata, begins to investigate his death and uncovers a conspiracy involving a banana company.

The Making of Bananero

This short documentary shows the whole group Latin American crew and cast working on the film El Bananero, the shooting happened at the 40-year-old Latin American House

Mother Country “Trailer” + Words of Director Pablo Navarrete

Sheffield-based British/Chilean documentary filmmaker Pablo Navarrete will introduce and screen an exclusive clip from his forthcoming film Mother, Country, which will have its world premiere at the Showroom on Wednesday 3 July.

Pablo Navarrete's parents fled Chile after the 1973 military coup, arriving in the UK as political refugees. Nearly 50 years later, "Mother, Country" follows Navarrete as he returns to Chile with his parents in 2020 to confront their past during a people's uprising.

Wayquis (Mates)

Yon and Dani run terrified through a large wheat field. They are heading towards an abandoned hut. Once inside and protected from the outside threat, Yon engages in a manipulation game with unexpected consequences.

Thou Shall Not Seduce Nuns

A disillusioned nun seeks excitement with a gigolo, gets swindled, and turns to a mafia boss for help, sparking a chain of events that challenge her beliefs and lead to self-discovery and redemption.

Beto & Nena

The story follows Beto, a devoted older brother, and Nena, an aspiring dancer. their lives unfold in a tale of dreams, love, and confronting the past. Beto's dedication to family and Nena's ambition to honour her mother's legacy collide in this captivating story.

About Film Locos

Film Locos, led by British Latino actor and filmmaker Victor Rios, is a London -based production company committed to tackling the underrepresentation of the British Latino community in media.

By championing British Latin American talent, challenging industry stereotypes, and empowering storytellers, Film Locos serves as a welcoming home for diverse voices passionate about storytelling, including those who have embraced the Latin style of narrative and found their creative home within the Film Locos community.

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