Now in its 27th year, the AFI Latin American Film Festival showcases the best filmmaking from Latin America and, with the inclusion of films from Spain and Portugal, celebrates Ibero-American cultural connections.
This year's selection of films will once again include numerous international film festival favorites, award winners, local box office hits and debut works by promising new talents.
The annual AFI Latin American Film Festival is one of Washington's top cultural events – don't miss your chance to mingle with filmmaker guests and toast with the embassies.
See below for a sample of this year's exciting lineup of films, and continue to check back for further announcements and updates. The full festival lineup will be announced in early September.
WEEKLY HAPPY HOURS
Stop by the AFI Silver Café on Fridays starting Sept. 16 for the festival Happy Hour from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.! Happy Hours feature complimentary snacks courtesy of La Malinche Restaurant, Latin American drink specials and festive music. Enjoy a cold drink and a delicious appetizer before your film.
Happy Hour dates: Sept. 16, 23 & 30
Happy Hour specials are valid only for AFI Latin American Film Festival pass holders and ticket holders to festival films playing on the given dates.