Instituto CervantesBernalillo County, the National Hispanic Cultural Center and UNM’s Latin American and Iberian Institute announce the launch of the third annual Albuquerque Latino Film Festival, Cine Magnífico. 

“We are extremely excited this year, with a fantastic lineup of films, new local artists to showcase, and fabulous events for the family and the entire community.  Those who have attended in past years will remember the beautiful grounds of the National Hispanic Cultural Center and the gorgeous Bank of America Theater.  Join us for a beautiful evening on Friday, September 18th for our opening night presentation, the New Mexico debut of Conducta, an exquisite drama that the Havana Times has recently called a serene and sincere portrait of life in the Cuban capital.  This is the second feature film for director Ernesto Daranas Serrano, a highly acclaimed and dynamic, young artist in the Cuban film world.  Director Daranas will be attending Cine Magnífico for the state debut of his film on Friday the 18th. ”

Cine Magnífico begins on Friday, September 18th and runs through Sunday, September 20th. Individual tickets are $10 per film, $8 for students and seniors.

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Friday, September 18th
10:00 am La Fórmula del Dr. Funes
10:30 pm American Dreamers
12:00 pm El Espíritu de la memoria
6:00pm   Opening Night appetizers and drinks
7:00pm  Conducta / Behavior

Saturday, September 19th
12:30pm Getulio
2:00 pm Messi
3:00 pm The Hands that Feeds
4:00 pm 3 Beauties
5:00pm   La Isla Mínima
7:30pm  Short films
Q&A with NM and Latin American directors
9:15pm Hidden Away/A escodidas

Sunday, September 20th
All films will be screened at the NHCC
11:00pm  Llévate mis amores
1:00pm  Ciudad Delirio
3:00pm  Amor de mis amores
5:00pm Buen día, Ramón
7-8 Mystique Food truck
8:00pm Closing Night Film: De Pez en Cuando

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