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Cinemas of the Americas

Highlighting the vibrant work of voices from South and Central America, Mexico, and the Caribbean.


Animal

Armando Bo  |  Argentina, Spain
Crime, Drama

Birds of Passage (Pájaros de verano)

Cristina Gallego and Ciro Guerra  |  Colombia, Mexico, Denmark, France
Crime, Drama

Buy Me a Gun (Cómprame un revólver)

Julio Hernández Cordón  |  Mexico, Colombia
Crime, Drama

The Dread (El espanto)

Pablo Aparo, Martin Benchimol  |   Argentina
Documentary, Religion

El Angel

Luis Ortega  |  Argentina, Spain
Crime, Historical

Ex-Shaman (Ex-Pajé)

Luiz Bolognesi  |   Brazil
Documentary, Religion

The Extraordinary Journey of Celeste Garcia (El viaje extraordinario de Celeste García)

Arturo Infante  |  Cuba, Germany
Comedy, Political, Sci-Fi

Florianópolis Dream (Sueño Florianópolis)

Ana Katz  |  Argentina, Brazil
Comedy, Women's Experiences

The Good Girls (Las niñas bien)

Alejandra Márquez Abella  |   Mexico
Drama, Women's Experiences

Guie’dani’s Navel (Xquipi’ Guie’dani)

Xavi Sala  |   Mexico
Coming of Age, Drama

Miriam Lies (Miriam Miente)

Natalia Cabral, Oriol Estrada  |  Dominican Republic, Spain
Coming of Age, Drama

Retablo

Alvaro Delgado Aparicio  |  Peru, Germany, Norway
Drama, Generations, LGBTQ

Too Late to Die Young (Tarde para morir joven)

Dominga Sotomayor Castillo  |  Chile, Brazil, Argentina, The Netherlands, Qatar
Coming of Age, Drama