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3r SF Immigrant Film Festival at Ocean Campus of City College is held 6-7 December
by CN
Monday Dec 3rd, 2012 12:03 AM
The SFImFF will give scholarships for immigrants students and will screen works as: Migrar o Morir/Paying the Price (Migrant Workers in the Toxic Fields of Sinaloa), 35', Alex Halkin. Mexico; Ngutu, 4’, Felipe del Olmo & Daniel Valledor, Spain ; The Second Generation Filipino in US, 7',54", Charina Nadura, USA; Mexican Cuisine, 5', Fran Guijarro, Mexico/Spain/USA; Felix: Self-fictions of a smuggler. (Félix: Autoficciones de un traficante), Adriana Trujillo, 1 hr 15’, Mexico; Every time I remember, I forget (Cada vez que me acuerdo, me olvido), 14', Laura González, Uruguay; Undocumented Lives, 10’, 34”, Connie Nam, USA; Mimoune, 11',Gonzalo Ballester, Spain; Taught to Hate, 27', James García Sotomayor, USA/Ecuador; and Three Sad Tigers, 11’, David Muñoz, Spain/United Kingdom.
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The longest-running film festival on issues surrounding immigration, the San Francisco International Immigrant Film Festival, SFImFF, will offer two free screenings for the student community of the City College of San Francisco (CA), Ocean Campus, on December 6 and 7.

These two movie marathons will be showcasing ten films from different countries trough a non-competitive event and will be possible for the effort of SFImFF and the organization Students Advocating for Equity, S.A.F.E. Donations will be taken at the door and will benefit a SFImFF Scholarship for a CCSF immigrant student.

There are works in Narrative, and Documentary Shorts, as: Migrar o Morir/Paying the Price (Migrant Workers in the Toxic Fields of Sinaloa), 35', Alex Halkin. Mexico; Ngutu, 4’, Felipe del Olmo & Daniel Valledor, Spain ; The Second Generation Filipino in US, 7',54", Charina Nadura, USA; Mexican Cuisine, 5', Fran Guijarro, Mexico/Spain/USA; Felix: Self-fictions of a smuggler. (Félix: Autoficciones de un traficante), Adriana Trujillo, 1 hr 15’, Mexico; Every time I remember, I forget (Cada vez que me acuerdo, me olvido), 14', Laura González, Uruguay; Undocumented Lives, 10’, 34”, Connie Nam, USA; Mimoune, 11',Gonzalo Ballester, Spain; Taught to Hate, 27', James García Sotomayor, USA/Ecuador; and Three Sad Tigers, 11’, David Muñoz, Spain/United Kingdom.

The December 6 screening will be from 12 pm to 4 pm at Multiuse Building, room 255 and the December 7 will be from 3 pm to 7 pm at Colan Hall, room E101.

This is a volunteer-run festival founded three years ago and it is exclusively focused on issues surrounding immigration. Throughout the year, SFImFF offer free screenings of films/videos at different venues related to immigrant communities to promote a greater understanding of the human condition. If you would like to get involved please check out the website http://www.sfimmigrantfilmfestival.com/ or e-mail at sfimfilmfestival [at] gmail.com.
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by CN Monday Dec 3rd, 2012 12:03 AM