Cholitas: Five indigenous Bolivian women, or cholitas, set out to climb the highest peak of the Americas, Mount Aconcagua. 82 minutes. In Spanish & Aymara with English and Spanish subtitles. En español y aymara con subtítulos en inglés. Watch CHOLITAS_trailer or watch full film in the Watsonville Virtual Film Festival March 5 to March 13
Mezquite’s Heart (Corazón de Mezquite) trailer from Cinequest 2020. Mezquite’s Heart is the story of Lucia, a yoreme girl who fights for her dream in the face of tradition. Written by Ana Paula Pintado and directed by Ana Laura Calderón. Mexico, 2020. Watch in virtual film festival March 5 from 6pm to March 13 11pm, 2021.
Fandango at the Wall: Award-winning director Varda Bar-Kar’s Fandango at the Wall follows Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra conductor Arturo O’Farrill to Veracruz, Mexico, where he meets and jams with the masters of son jarocho and prepare to record a live album at the U.S.-Mexico border wall. Executive Producers: Quincy Jones, Andrew Young, Carlos Santana. View at the Virtual Watsonville Film Festival March 5 6p to March 13 11pm or watch on HBO.
La Bruja de Texcoco – Té de Malvón (2019): Mexico City-based musician Octavio Mendoza seeks to reconcile with his femininity through his music. After an encounter with a shaman in Texcoco, Mexico, he embraces his true self as “La Bruja de Texcoco.” Watch