7:00 PM SCREENING
Short ROSE: SENSE OF PLACE (20mins)
Directed by Logan Gilpin and Michael Rodriguez
A documentary of the theater that began in the 1900’s and managed to survive in the era of segregation. The Rose Marine Theater became the Latino entertainment hub for Mexican cinema, music and culture, hosting industry renaissance icons from the 1920s to the 1960s including Pedro Infante, Dolores Del Rio and Cantinflas. The theater left abandoned was salvaged by a community dedicated to Northside Fort Worth. The film explores the history of people living as a minority in Fort Worth and finding a place they could call home. Director Logan Gilpin in attendance
Feature ENTRE NOS (81mins)
Directed by Paola Mendoza and Gloria La Morte
Between Us regional debut), written and directed Paola Mendoza and Gloria La Morte, tells the story of a young mother in Queens left to fend for herself and her children in a foreign land after her life takes an unexpected turn. Awarded at Tribeca Film Festival, Ashland Independent, Best Film Traverse City and winner of the Crystal Heart Award, the film is recognized by Michael Moore as one of the top twenty films of the year in 2009.
Directors Gloria la Morte and Paola Mendoza in Attendance