Closing Weekend Party

20th Anniversary San Diego Latino Film Festival closes with a bang!

Join us for the party of the year as we celebrate the final weekend of our 20th Anniversary..


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Saturday, MARCH 16, 2013
9:00 PM – 1:30 AM
Location: San Diego Air & Space Museum (in beautiful Balboa Park)

FREE transportation from movie theater to party venue provided by FIVE STAR TOURS. All night. Park your car at DigiPlex Hazard Center, watch movie, and then let FIVE STAR TOURS take you to the party.

Entrance includes one drink ticket (for the first 400 people), access to the museum, live music by ANGEL LEBRON  Y SU SABOR LATINO, live music by Manny Cepeda, DJ, chance to mingle with special guests y mas!

Attend one of the must-see screenings on Closing Night! Enjoy fabulous festivities at San Diego Air & Space Museum! Come dance to the irresistible Latin beats of ANGEL LEBRON, Manny Cepeda, or sip a beverage and hang out with friends, both new and old. VIP guests from Saturday night films will also be in attendance for meet and greet.













Saturday Night Ticket Prices (21 & up only):
Option 1: PARTY ONLY ($25) | Buy ticket
Option 2: PARTY + 1 FILM TICKET ($30) | (choose one of four films: Cinco de Mayo: La Batalla-7pm, Dirty Hearts – 7:30pm, The Last Will and Testament of Rosalind Leigh – 8:00pm, As Luck would Have It – 8:30pm)

Read More About the Amazing Saturday Evening Films to be Featured Below…

Cinco de Mayo: La Batalla
SAT 3/16 / 7:00 / S7
Dir. Rafa Lara
(México, 117 min., 2013, Spanish w/ English subtitles)
1862: The invincible French army of Napoleon III invades Mexico to restore a monarchy with Mexican conservatives; with the purpose of invading the United States to join the Confederate Army in the American Civil War. General Ignacio Zaragoza prepares homeland defense in the city of Puebla, commanding an inexperienced, outnumbered and poorly assembled army. This epic war film stars an impressive Mexican cast, including Kuno Becker, Mario Zaragoza, Angélica Aragón and Daniel Martinez.

Dirty Hearts
SAT 3/16 / 7:30 / S6
Dir. Vicente Amorim
(Brazil, 90 min., 2011, Portuguese w/ English subtitles)
Based on the original novel by Fernando Morais, the drama/thriller exposes the controversy that boiled over in the Japanese emigrant community of Brazil post WW-II. The majority of the Japanese citizens abroad believes that “the surrender” from their country was strictly American propaganda. The few who accepted this truth were labeled “dirty hearts” for disgracing their emperor and became targets for violent persecution. Co-presented by the San Diego Asian Film Festival.

The Last Will and Testament of Rosalind Leigh
SAT 3/16 / 8:00 / S2
Dir. Rodrigo Gudiño
(Canada, 82 min., 2012, English)
An antiques collector inherits a house from his estranged mother, only to discover that she had been living in a shrine devoted to a mysterious cult. Soon, he comes to suspect that his mother’s oppressive spirit still lingers within her home, and is using items in the house to contact him with an urgent message.

As Luck Would Have It
SAT 3/16 / 8:30 / S1
Dir. Álex de la Iglesia
(Spain, 90 min., 2011, Spanish w/ English subtitles)
Roberto (Spanish comic José Mota) once had a promising career in advertising. But the economy has kept him out of work for a long time, and he’s struggling to hide his family’s dire economic situation from his adoring wife Luisa (Salma Hayek). Then a freak accident suddenly puts Roberto at the center of a media frenzy, and the enterprising ad man hires a sneaky agent to help him cash in on his life-or-death situation. Directed by cult filmmaker Álex de la Iglesia, this dark comedy is full of nasty surprises.

INFO:, 619-230-1938

Gala Sponsors: Union Bank, Stella Artois, Town & San Diego Air & Space Museum, Uniradio, Radio Latina, Vida Latina – San Diego, Univision, Fluxx.