CineArte Latinx LGBT Art & Film Fest Kicks Off This Weekend

Star Maps

CineArte, the only queer festival in SoCal celebrating the stories of LGBTQ, two-spirited, Latinx, Chicanx, and indigenous identities through films and visual art is taking place this weekend, April 21-23, at The Village at Ed Gould Plaza located at 1125 N. McCadden Place in Hollywood.

This is CineArte‘s fourth year of presenting short and feature length films, digital media, art installations, and musical performances that represent the intersections and complexities of Latinx queerness through arts and culture.

The program opens the evening of Friday, April 21 from 7-11 p.m. with Here. There. Everywhere. an exhibition of queer Latinx artists curated by Rubén Esparza and featuring the works of artists: Laura Aguilar, Marcel Alcala, Maritza Amezcua, Enrique
Castrejon, Diego Eduardo, Cleonette Harris a.k.a. Cle Torres, Carolina Hicks, Alex La Cruz, Roy Martinez a.k.a. Lambe Culo, Miguel Angel Reyes, Manuel Rodrigues a.k.a. Sad Boy, Joey Terrill, Rommy Torrico, and Luis Valencia.

The exhibit will be open until June 16, 2017

This year, CineArte is presenting two short film screenings and two feature-length films, including the 20th Anniversary of the groundbreaking film Star Maps.

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