Featuring a series of free film screenings, musical performances, public lectures, and panel discussions throughout the month of September, the Gainesville Latino Film Festival is one of city’s largest and most culturally diverse public events.
As part of Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month, Gainesville Latino Film Festival celebrates the tremendous contributions of the Hispanic/Latino community to the arts and entertainment industry. Screening a total of 21 films from 14 different countries. During many of the film screenings, audiences have the opportunity to participate in group discussions led by distinguished guests. The Gainesville Latino Film Festival is a nonprofit, multidisciplinary arts organization dedicated to developing, promoting, and increasing awareness of Latino cultures.
From now until October 15th Cone Park Library is hosting a Latin American Craft Exhibit in our Quiet Reading Room. The exhibit Textiles from Kuna People of Panana and Tarabuquenos of Bolivia. This exhibit is presented by the Gainesville Latino Film Festival and the Latina Women's League.
Other related events going on around Gainesville include:
- Sept 10th 10-1pm Family Event: Greetings from the Andes and Cominandes Short Films @ Florida Museum of Natural History
- Sept 15th @ 5:30 Lecture:War and the Neoliberal Condition @ UF Smathers Library East
- Sept 16th 6-8pm Light the Night Hispanic Heritage Month @ UF Reitz Union Grand Ballroom
- Sept 23rd 8-10pm Salsa Concert: Gilberto de Paz & TROPIX @ Bo Diddley Community Plaza
- Sept 24th 11am Family Event: Bilingual Story Time @ The Library Partnership Branch
For more information or to check out the film lineup please visit gainesvillelatinofilmfestival.com