Festival De Cine hits big screen at Robinson Film Center

First Latino film festival in Shreveport-Bossier City
Published: Mar. 31, 2023 at 5:36 AM CDT
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SHREVEPORT, La. (Ark-La-Tex Weekend) - Shreveport-Bossier’s first Latino film festival will share the culture and its art of filmmaking, including local Latino filmmaker’s shorts.

On March 31 until April 6, the Robinson Film Center and 318 Latino is hosting the city’s very first Latino film festival, Festival De Cine. The event is a celebration of the rich and diverse Latino culture through film.

“This festival offers an excellent opportunity to share and enjoy our culture with friends and family,” says 318 Latino in their announcement for the film festival.

The festival will present a selection of award-winning films from Mexico, Spain, Argentina, Colombia, Cuba, and the United States.

Full feature films:

  • Argentina, 1985
  • Pan’s Labyrinth
  • Spy Kids
  • La Bamba
  • Stand and Deliver
  • Amores Perros
  • Zoot Suit
  • Volver
  • The Skin I Live In
  • Love Jones
  • You Have No Idea

Also, on April 1, at 2:30 p.m., Latino ShreveShorts, films made by local Latino filmmakers, will be on the big screen. This screening of short films will also include introductions and Q&As with the directors.

Short Films:

  • Formando Al Terapeuta - Michael Becerra
  • Santiago - Hugo Christian
  • Profile: Rocio Sanchez Flores Moss de Arthur - Briant Garcia
  • The Crying Bull - Gio March

The films will be on the big screen at the Robinson Film Center, 617 Texas Street, Shreveport. Visit http://robinsonfilmcenter.org/#/latino-film-fest/ for film times.

Tickets for the events will cost between $6 and $11.