Saturday, September 14
“SWEET 16” PARTY, AWARDS & RETROSPECTIVE
MISSION CULTURAL CENTER
FOR LATINO ARTS
2868 Mission Street
3:00 pm — Awards presentation and screening of the 2019 award-winning films
4:30 pm — Retrospective look at a selection of “Best” films from 2013 to 2018
5:30 pm — “Sweet 16” Party — All invited
Music by DJ Jim McCartney
A chronicle of the transformation of the Most Holy Redeemer Catholic Parish community in the Castro District from the 1960s to the 1980s.
A young girl living in a religious household gets pregnant and runs away to get an abortion.
JACOB + MALIKA
A Muslim girl moves to the U.S. and falls in love with the boy next door and they attempt to keep their relationship alive in an increasingly hostile culture.
A tech pioneer, facing a deadly illness, finds meaning in music as he prepares for his unexpected
ANGELA WILSON, A BUTCHER’S STORY – 2018 Best of Bernal
A portrait of Angela Wilson, the owner of Avedano’s on Cortland Avenue in Bernal Heights.
WHEN RABBIT LEFT THE MOON – 2017 Best of Bernal
Contemporary footage of a journey into a harsh landscape is interspersed as the story of life in the internment camp unfolds through images and excerpts of official documents.
CLOUD RUNNER – 2017 Bright Star – Emerging Filmmaker
A girl living in an arid landscape chases a cloud, or is she being followed by it?
OLIVER’S OPERA – 2016 Audience Favorite
Oliver W. Lowe, Esq. and his associates prepare to see the great tenor, Enrico Caruso, on the eve of disaster.
ALL THINGS CONSIDERED – 2015 Best of Bernal
The artistic journey of a photographer takes him to the back corners of trashy dollar stores and dingy Chinese markets to capture consumerist scenes abounding with cheap plastics and stinking fish
LAST BLACK MAN IN SAN FRANCISCO – 2014 Best of Bernal
The concept trailer that Joe Talbot and Jimmie Fails produced to submit to Sundance. The rest is history.
CHECKMATE – 2013 Spirit of Bernal
A visual interpretation of a spoken word piece explores the struggle of a student facing the decision to drop out or stay in school.