9th Annual OLA Latino Film Festival


The OLA of Eastern Long Island (Organización Latino-Americana) presents the 9th annual OLA Latino Film Festival, a dynamic weekend showcase of acclaimed and award-winning recent Latino cinema for a broad audience. Films are shown at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill, N.Y.

This two-day festival takes place on Saturday, December 1, 6-10pm and Sunday, December 2, 3-7pm.

Film Festival Schedule
Saturday, December 1

6:00 pm Locas Mujeres

Dir. María Elena Wood (Chile, 2010) 72 minutes
“Locas Mujeres” is a documentary film about the inner world of the Chilean poet Gabriela Mistral and her loving relationship with the New Yorker Doris Dana. Winner of the Audience Choice Award at the Santiago International Film Festival and official selection at the prestigious animation and documentary festival DOKLeipzig in Germany.

7:30 pm aprpox …. Nostalgia for the Light

Dir. Patricio Guzmán (Chile, 2010) 90 minutes
For his new film, master director Patricio Guzmán travels 10,000 feet above sea level to the driest place on earth, the Atacama Desert, where atop the mountains astronomers from all over the world gather to observe the stars. The sky is so translucent that it allows them to see right to the boundaries of the universe.

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Patrick Young blogs daily for Long Island Wins. He is the Downstate Advocacy Director of the New York Immigration Coalition and Special Professor of Immigration Law at Hofstra School of Law. He served as the Director of Legal Services and Program at Central American Refugee Center (CARECEN) for three decades before retiring in 2019. Pat is also a student of immigration history and the author of The Immigrants' Civil War.

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