CINE+MAS San Francisco Latino Film Festival presents Chilean Night featuring "La Mentirita Blanca"
followed by Filmmakers After-Party at Slate Bar

September, San Francisco's month of events and celebrations is here! It's also the month for Independence Day celebrations in many Latin American countries. 
Chile commemorates its Independence on September 18th -- 
¡ Viva Chile !

Mexico, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua also celebrate their Independence Day in September. ¡ Viva Latino América ! 
National Hispanic Heritage Month gets underway from September 15 to October 15, and finally, after a long cold summer, in September San Franciscans enjoy warm weather.  
In addition, Cine+MAS, the San Francisco Latino Film Festival kicks off its 9th season on September 15th. I am working with Executive Director, Lucho Ramirez, to produce the Chilean Night Filmmakers Party and to promote the Chilean film, Tomás Alzamora's, "La Mentirita Blanca" (Little White Lie).
Saturday, September 23rd, at the Roxie Theater--8:30 PM.
We are delighted that Martín Schlotfeldt, the film score composer, will be present at the screening. Martín just completed a course at CRē*8 Music Academy in West Hollywood, and at this moment in time he's an intern with Fil Eisler, music composer for the TV show "Empire" and the film "CHIPs."
The Cine+MAS team is especially grateful to Mr. Enrique Barriga Larraín, Consul General of Chile in San Francisco, for taking time out of his busy schedule to attend the film screening. 
After the film, join filmmakers, special guests, and film-goers for the fun Chilean Night after-party at Slate Bar, with DJ Lamont spinning everything from Rock Latino to classic Motown.

La Mentirita Blanca
La Mentirita Blanca

"Tomas Alzamora's debut about a backwoods Chilean town in the grip of fake-news fever
took best first screenplay honors at the recent Miami festival. "

Chilean Night Filmmaker Party

After the film, you can't miss the after-party at Slate Bar !

Dance the night away, drink pisco sours or piscolas, try Chile Lindo cocktail empanadas, and socializing with fellow film lovers.

  DJ Lamont will be spinning the entire gamut, from your favorite Motown classics, to the 80's & 90's Rock Latino, to Samba and Salsa rhythms.


The Cine+Mas SF Latino Film Festival runs from September 15-30 showcasing some of the best indie films from the US and Latin America. Documentaries, features,and shorts by emerging and established local and international filmmakers. Whether you're into thrillers and killers, music in film, dramas or comedies, there's a genre for you to love. Ruta Madre a road trip comedy from San Diego opens the festival on 9/15 at the Alamo Drafthouse with an afterparty at Gray Space / Grand Theater. Screenings move to the Opera Plaza Theater from 9/16-21, then the Roxie from 9/22-28. Additional screenings at La Peña Cultural Center (Berkeley), Eastside Cultural Center (Oakland), and Pickleweed Park Community Center (San Rafael). For full festival details and tickets visit:


The Pisco Sour Cocktail Hour brings together old friends and new ones, and gets people to share on their latest projects and/or interests. Each month the Chile Lindo Network features some of San Francisco's truly fine jazz musicians. Where lucky to live in this Sanctuary City of fabulous talent. Don't miss out! Join us every 3rd Friday of the month, Slate Bar, 6 - 9 PM.

This month, on Friday, September 15, I'm pleased to present the Monreal Latin Jazz band, featuring two Chilean musicians, Sebastián Monreal and his wife Elisa Durán.
Sebastián Monreal (guitar), Elisa Durán (bass), Dave Eagle (percussion), Vincent de Jesus (drums), and Mayombe Cruz (tenor sax and clarinet).

The Monreal Latin Jazz band plays, among other things, Latin fusion, improvising on classics by Victor Jara and Violeta Parra, two Chilean composers of la Nueva Canción Chilena.
18 de Septiembre

Día de la Independencia de Chile 
¡ Viva Chile !
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