Pre-festival Film Screening and Filmmakers Reception
Sunday, September 21, 2014
Old Redmond School House Community Center Auditorium
16600 NE 80th St, Redmond, WA 98052
Join us for a free Pre-festival
Screening of two films, Pedro Pan and
Caramelos para todos (Candy
for All). The
films provide a sneak peak to the longer Seattle Latino Film Festival (SLFF)
that begins on October 3rd in theaters and TV screens around the
Seattle Area, including Redmond.
“This Fall SLFF presents films about immigration
and friendship, two subjects that are paramount to the Latino experience right
now,” said Jorge Enrique González Pacheco, SLFF founder and executive director. “Pedro Pan and Caramelos para todos show us how important it is to have friends and
The film screening begins at 3pm followed by a Filmmakers Reception at 5pm with Director Andrea Puente, SLFF founderand executive director Jorge Enrique González Pacheco, and other SLFF staff. Complimentary refreshments
will be served.
3pm: Pedro Pan
Short-film drama, 2013
Directed by Andrea Puente
Spanish with English subtitles
It’s 1962. In
order to escape Fidel Castro’s communist indoctrination, 13-year-old Elena and younger
brother Manuel are sent alone to Miami, as part of Operation Pedro Pan. As
unexpected circumstances pull them apart, they remain determined to stay
together and beat the odds.
para todos (Candy for All)
Directed by Carlos Carcas
Spanish & Portuguese with English
Carcas follows Cuban pianist Bebo
Valdes on his legendary visit to Brazil after 40 years of exile in Europe. This
documentary is the making of El milagro
de Candeal (Miracle of Candeal), a documentary about Bebo Valdes and
Calinhos Brown in Brazil, directed by Fernando Trueba.