CineFestival http://tpr.org en The Source: CineFestival Celebrates Latino Films http://tpr.org/post/source-cinefestival-celebrates-latino-films <p></p><p>At 36 years old, CineFestival is the longest-running Latino film festival in the country. Beginning last Sunday, the celebration lasts until Saturday, March 1, and provides and important venue for minority filmmakers.</p><p>The Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center hosts filmmakers and actors from across the country, showing their work each night this week with accompanying panel discussions.</p> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 16:54:12 +0000 Paul Flahive 27298 at http://tpr.org The Source: CineFestival Celebrates Latino Films Guadalupe's CineFestival Features The Best In Latino Independent Films http://tpr.org/post/guadalupes-cinefestival-features-best-latino-independent-films <p>CineFestival is based out of the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center and began last week, running through Saturday.</p><p>"It’s been going for 36 years, so it’s the longest and original Latino film festival" said CineFestival Director Jim Mendiola. "First, it’s the only place in town you’ll see the latest and best independent Latino films and narratives and documentaries in one place. And it’s actually a place where you can actually meet the filmmakers because pretty much every major film that we show we bring the filmmakers in, so there’s a Q&amp;A session afterwards."</p> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 21:59:43 +0000 Jack Morgan 27273 at http://tpr.org Guadalupe's CineFestival Features The Best In Latino Independent Films How To Stop People From Overstaying Visas http://tpr.org/post/how-stop-people-overstaying-visas <p>Many of the people in the U.S. illegally&nbsp;actually came legally on a temporary visa, but then never went home. What authorities are doing to combat high crime rates on the Navajo Nation. A preview of a documentary that profiles a Tijuaana actor who also makes money as an immigrant smuggler. Finally, an interview with actor&nbsp;Lou Diamond Phillips about his latest film, "Filly Brown," and his career.</p><p> Thu, 07 Mar 2013 18:58:35 +0000 Crystal Chavez 7594 at http://tpr.org How To Stop People From Overstaying Visas Same-Sex Couples Want Inclusion In Immigration Reform http://tpr.org/post/same-sex-couples-want-inclusion-immigration-reform <h2>&nbsp;</h2><p></p><h2><strong>Fronteras</strong>: Gay and lesbian activists are fighting to be included as U.S.&nbsp;immigration reform takes shape. The new Somali president has called for Somali refugees in the U.S. to return to their homeland and help rebuild the nation. Will young Somalis heed his call? We look at a&nbsp;new university housing model in New Mexico for student&nbsp;veterans. Also, we get the scoop on this year's CineFestival, which spotlights Latino films in San Antonio. Thu, 21 Feb 2013 19:05:34 +0000 Crystal Chavez 6757 at http://tpr.org Same-Sex Couples Want Inclusion In Immigration Reform CineFestival, Longest-Running Latino Film Festival, Begins Feb. 23 http://tpr.org/post/cinefestival-longest-running-latino-film-festival-begins-feb-23 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center has announced the finalists for this year’s </span>CineFestival, <span style="line-height: 1.5;">and this year’s</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> event features more local talent than in the past.</span></p><p>The festival kicked off its series Tuesday with a showing of a short film reviewing Sandra Cisneros’ new book.</p><p>"We had over 100 submissions and we're probably bringing you about 42 or 43 of those," said CineFestival<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Curator Jimmy </span>Mendiola.</p> Wed, 06 Feb 2013 15:59:09 +0000 Eileen Pace 5925 at http://tpr.org CineFestival, Longest-Running Latino Film Festival, Begins Feb. 23