Latinx Shorts Spotlight

Program runtime: 89 minutes

The Latinx Shorts program presents stories that overlap issues of cultural identity, personal experiences, friendship, and resiliency. With a wide variety of comedy, drama, and documentary shorts, the series is sure to contain something for everyone. 

Film Shorts

In The Paint
2016 | USA | 7 minutes
Written & Directed by: Ashton Pina
In The Paint follows college basketball player Kollin as he prepares to enter the NBA Draft. Kollin must decide if he wants to continue playing the game down low or come out; regardless of the violations...

Jeanne Cordova: Butches, Lies & Feminism
2017 | USA | 38 minutes
Written & Directed by: Gregorio Davila
Creatively employing the few surviving archival interviews to illuminate a forthright, outspoken, dynamic and sexy old-school feminist Butch ... who was unstoppable in her quest for social justice and equality for lesbians, women and the queer community. This touching and personal documentary highlights some of Jeanne Cordova's life's work and untold stories of LGBT history, in her own voice. 

Primavera Rosa En Mexico (Pink Spring in Mexico)
2016 | Spain | 23 minutes
Written & Directed by: Mario de la Torre 
Although gay marriage was legalized , Mexico ranks second in the world in the rate of murders committed against the LGBT population. Although activists have risked their lives to denounce this fact , there continues to be impunity surrounding these hate crimes.

2017 | Mexico | 19 minutes
Directed by: Chucho E. Quintero
Written by: Chucho E. Quintero & Ricardo EnrĂ­quez
An insecure geek tries to have a one-night stand with a guy he met through a dating app. When his roommate interrupts them, he will have to try and rescue what's left of the evening.

Community Partners

Bienestar Human Services
Long Beach Immigrant Rights Coalition
TransLatin@ Coalition

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