FUERZAfest Orlando film screening continue with “Vamonos” (USA) and “De Chica en Chica” (Spain). Don't miss it!
What outfit do you want to be buried in? That's the question at the center of this film about gay Latinas, one Catholic mother, and a vintage Armani suit.
Director: Marvin Lemus │2016 │USA
Short Film │ 12 minutes │ English
Starring: Natalia Córdova-Buckley, Jessica Camacho, Norma Madonado, victoria Ortíz, Briana Kenndy, Ivette González
Winner - Best Short - Frameline40
Finalist - NBCUniversal Short Film Festival 2016
Winner - Best Theatrical Short or Student Film - Imagen Awards 2016
Winner - Best Short - Chicano International Film Festival 2016
Winner - Best Screenplay Short - Long Beach LGBTQ Film Festival 2016
De Chica en Chica
Life smiles at Inés. She has a job as an illustrator in Miami and has a stable partner, Becky. But a "problem" at work leads her to return to Spain after ten years. Inés shows up unannounced at the house of the heterosexual girl whom Inés has always been in love with. Once in Lola’s house she has a reencounter with past friends and people she did not want to see.
Director: Sonia Sebastián │ 2015 │ Spain
Feature Film │ 88 minutes │ Spanish with English Subtitles
Starring: Celia Freijeiro, Cristina Pons, Sandra Collantes, María Botto, María Ballesteros, Marina San José, Adrián Lastra, Ismael Martínez, Jaime Olias, Eulalia Ramón, Estefanía de los Santos, Sabrina Praga, Paulina Gálvez, Jane Badler, Mar Ayala
About FUERZAfest Orlando
Presented by the Hispanic Federation, FUERZAfest Orlando is a unique event that will bring together the Hispanic LGBTQ+ community, their families, allies, and artists to celebrate Latino LGBTQ+ culture. Through panel discussions, one-act plays, film screenings and more, the festival will educate community members about the adverse impact of anti-gay stigma, homophobia and transphobia.
Limited Space. You'll need to provide a valid form of ID in order to enter the venue.