Love Me or Leave Me
Dir. Dino Dinco, 2008, USA, 3 min.
An intimate portrait of local educator and poet Joe Jimenez, shot on location in San Antonio, Texas.
PURA LENGUA (ALL TONGUE)
Dir. Aurora Guerrero, 2004, USA, 11 min.
A young Chicana poet who suffers heartbreak begins to heal through her art.
EL PRIMO (THE COUSIN)
Dir. Nick Oceano, 2008, USA, 16 min.
A sheltered, sensitive teenager visits his tough, older cousin in Laredo, Texas and learns a hard lesson about what it means to be a man.
Dir. David Maurice Gil, 2007, USA, 12 min.
Two strangers try to get to know each other after meeting online.
Dir. Tatiana Lamela-Rabell, 2009, Puerto Rico, 13 min.
Katerina is 15 and repressed, just like every other girl in her Catholic private school. But unlike the rest, she dares to try to figure out what to do with her hormones. And they take her precisely where she never thought she'd go...
MAYBE NEXT SEASON
Dir. Lex Kennedy, 2012, USA, 7 min.
Andrew arranges a fancy dinner under the stars to introduce his family to his boyfriend Dante, if the quaint setting doesn’t soften them up maybe something else will.
Dir. Wu Ingrid Tsang, 2010, USA, 10 min.
A hybrid documentary/narrative depicting Latina transgender women who build community with queer performance artists at downtown Los Angeles bar the Silver Platter.
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