Jacksonville, FL–(HISPANIC PR WIRE)–May 15, 2007–The Jacksonville Film Festival returns May 17-20, 2007, and once again one of the most anticipated programs is Viva Cinema, a sidebar of Spanish language film.
This year’s Viva Cinema programming includes four feature films as well as an afternoon shorts program.
Among the highlights is featured guest Jesse Charbonier Rodriquez, co-founder of Latin Cinema Showcase and executive producer of the film Entremedio, one of Viva Cinema’s films. After the 1:30 screening of Entremedio on Saturday, May 19 at Theater Jacksonville, Rodriguez and the director, Andres Ramirez will be on hand for Q & A with the audience.
Also, the Viva Cinema Wine Tasting is May 19 at 4:00 at The Grotto in San Marco.
This year’s films include:
Azul Oscuro Casi Negro (Dark Blue Almost Black). Director: Daniel Sanchez Arevalo (Spain). Jorge dreamed of being a business man, but his father’s debilitating stroke and a brother’s prison sentence made him a caretaker and part time janitor instead. When his childhood crush returns from a stint studying abroad, Jorge yearns for something better.
Entremedio (A Place Within). Director: Andres Ramirez (Puerto Rico). Noah, an investigative reporter for his town’s newspaper, finds himself in love with Yin, a girl he has known for many years. Noah arranges a dinner to declare his love to her, but fails to tell her. When he attempts to contact Yin the next day, he discovers she is missing and her very existence in doubt.
Sin Ti (Without You). Director: Raimon Masllorens (Spain). A mother of two, Lucia, accepts life as it comes. Her only ambition, to conserve what she already has. One day an absurd accident leaves her blind. Destiny forces her to do what she had never before dared to face.
Super Amigos. Director: Arturo Perez Torres (Mexico). Mexico City is not Gotham City, but if you were to run into any of the five masked activists who protect this metropolis, you’d wonder if you were not living inside a comic book.
For more information on Viva Cinema or the Jacksonville Film Festival, please go to http://www.jacksonvillefilmfestival.com.