The two-day film festival returns featuring local, national and international films, documentaries and short films, as well as film workshops, panels, discussions and a Kids Film Fest.
OKLAHOMA CITY – The Historic Capitol Hill´s Board of Directors and Sponsors are proud to present a two-day film and community celebration of Latino cinema and culture. The 2nd Annual OKCine Latino Film Festival will take place Friday, Nov. 13th at the UCO Boathouse & Saturday, Nov.14th at the OCCC Capitol Hill Center. The festival will include presentations of a variety of feature films, documentaries, and short films, as well as workshops, panels and discussions where families and community members will experience a unique, family oriented and spectacular celebration of culture, music and Latin flavors through film.
The film festival kicks off on Friday Nov 13th with our VIP Opening Night Gala, doors open at 6pm at the UCO Boathouse, located at 732 Riversport Drive, Oklahoma City. We invite you to be a part of an evening full of culture and cinema with presentations from local filmmakers and Award-Winning short films produced by IMCINE, featuring the Oklahoma Premiere of “La Castración” a film presented by up and coming film director Ivan Lowenberg. The celebration will continue after the film presentation with an exclusive music performance by CU4TRO- a Spanish Pop Rock band from Oklahoma City.
The festival continues on Saturday Nov 14th with our very fun-filled “Familia Fest”, families will be welcomed to come and enjoy a day full of entertainment for the whole family beginning at 12:00 noon at the OCCC Capitol Hill Center located on 123 SW 25th St. This day brings fun and interactive activities for kids, then followed by some of the most entertaining family-oriented short films which will include the Oklahoma premiere of local and international documentaries. Along with an exclusive selection of Award-Winning short films from IMCINE. Attendees will get a behind the scenes look with the film seminar “How to Make a Movie?” presented by award winning and talented local filmmakers. The festival will come to an end with the screening of the extraordinary PBS Documentary “Latino Americans: The New Latinos”, featuring the famous Rita Moreno and narrated by Hollywood actor Jimmy Smits, followed by a panel discussion of the impact of Latinos in the U.S.
The Historic Capitol Hill´s Board of Directors and Sponsors are excited of their new partnership with one of Mexico’s most prestigious film institutions, the Mexican Film Institute IMCINE; we will be featuring their award-winning short films in the film section “IMCINE en Corto”; and a film competition with short films from local, national and international filmmakers. All guests will get a one of a kind opportunity to interact with local filmmakers during our group Q&A sessions followed by the Awards Ceremony.
Come an experience a weekend filled with art, culture and talent, everyone is invited to be a part of this unique and entertaining celebration, only at the 2nd Annual OKCine Latino Film Festival.
Contact: Donna Cervantes
Historic Capitol Hill Director
(405) 632- 0133