BH Life at Casa 0101

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This is a little late since it already started yesterday, but there’s still today and tomorrow to check out BH Life, The Boyle Heights Latina Independent Film Extravaganza at Casa 0101. Maybe you can make a day of it and head over to the Noche Buena opening at First Street Studios as well. This information is from Casa 0101:

Friday, December 7th
Boyle Heights Technology Youth Center
1600 East 4th St, Los Angeles CA.

RSVP required. Tickets: $20

Opening Night, 7:00p.m.
Doors Open
Screening, 8:00 p.m.

Conversations II by Marianela Vega Oroza
Explores the evolution of the female role in the middle class of the Latin American society.

A Man of Two Havanas
With a childhood filled with bombings and assassination attempts on her father, the filmmaker explores her relationship with him and the Cuba he left behind. Through the prism of a daughter we explore the past, the present, and th e nature of social responsibility and personal sacrifice.

Reception, 10:30p.m.
With special performance by Strangely Attractive
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Saturday, December 8th
CASA 0101; 2009 East 1st St. 90033

Filmmakers Luncheon 12:00-2:00pm

Doc Program 1, 3:00-5:00pm
Little Giant By Linda Garcia Merchant
The Last Word by Maya Chinchilla
Milagros: Made in Mexico by Monique Velasquez
Follow the enterprising women of Guanajuato as they revive their economically fractured birthplace.

Mi Corazon Program, 6:00-8:00 pm
Broken Hearts by Gladys Cancel
What’s worse than finding out their lives are about to end in one tragic moment, all because of a promise made to a friend?
Late Bloomer by Deborah Franco
Afuera by Florencia Krochik
An Argentine girl who immigrates to the United States in search of a more promising life.
Blackout by Cecilia Robles
Latina roommates and their all American neighbor remain enclosed during a Sunday night blackout.
Tomoko’s Kitchen by Shawna Baca
Eight neighbors who have never met are suddenly forced to come together after an apartment security system malfunctions.

Experimental Goddess, 9:00-10:00p.m.
Perrors Sin Amor by Christina Soto
Mitosis by Jessica Leza
The usual method of cell division in clay animation.
Entrega a Tiempo by Isangelica Soto
Untitled by Tina Hernandez
Inspired by femme fatales, film noir, feminism, and the struggle against patriarchy.
Through the Water by Tonantzin Canastaro-Garcia
A video poem dedicated to the Aztec goddess of water.
DreaMachine Lullaby by Tonantzin Canastaro-Garcia
A short about the Iraq war from the viewpoint of an American child.
Caracol by Isangelica Soto
A garden snail faces the forces of nature
Chiquita Gordita by by La Chicana Laundry
La Chicana Laundry Pictures own Toy Television
Sardoodledom Sentence by Stalina Villareal
Death Penalty Movie by La Chicana Laundry
Join Ms. Pickles and the gang as they take you on a funtastical journey through the history of the death penalty.
El Segundo by Isangelica Soto (Spanish)
Travel through the unconsciousness and dreams of a man that ends with his own death.

Reception to Follow at
First Street Studios
2026 E First St Studios Los Angeles CA
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Saturday, December 8th, at Tech Center
Boyle Heights Technology Youth Center
1600 East 4th St, Los Angeles CA.

Youth Made Program, 2:00-3:00pm
Loss of Innocence in Loisaida by Veronica Caicedo
What happens when a young man finds out his girlfriend is the pharmacist’s daughter?
My Shadows by Sky Gaven-Gonzalez
Beauty Before Violence by Regina Gomez

Youth Workshop, 3:00-4:30pm
With Stephanie Saint Sanchez of, La Chicana Laundry Pictures

No Budget, No Problem
Cinematic Adventures Anytime Anywhere an At Any Price

To include special screenings of:
Un Plato Mas Fiver
Food is love but it can also be a cosmic force that unites all Abuelitas
Death Penalty Movie
Chiquita Gordita By La Chicana Laundry
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Sunday, December 9th
CASA 0101; 2009 East 1st St. 90033

Early Program, 1:00-2:00p.m.
Buscate un Carrito by Isangelica Soto
A man is attacked by an army of shopping carts in the parking lot of a mall.
Perros Sin Amor by Christina Soto
A visual exploration of an artist’s inner struggle.
Red Bird by Emilia Anguita
An inspiring story of friendship between a young painter WWII veteran.
Tomoko’s Kitchen by Shawna Baca

Doc Program 2, 3:00-5:00p.m.
Last Cry in Havana by Mari Mondelo

Closing night Program, 6:00-8:00p.m.
The Passion of the Christian L’Amour by Judy Reyes
El Segundo by Isangelica Soto
Travel through the unconsciousness and dreams of a man that ends with his own death.
A Few Hundred Blows by Iris Almaraz
Life can be lonely for a misfit who never had the chance to pop a pretty girl’s bubble.
La Pared by Maru Buena-Senties
Defies the Mexican concept of “Macho” as it explores the nature of human instinct and the concept of cause and effect.
Brooklyn by Sonyo Estavillo
Ciccio, weighted responsibility to take care of his dying grandfather isolates his struggles with a poverty stricken environment.
Conversations II by by Marianela Vega Oroza
Explores the evolution of the female role in the middle class of the Latin American society.
Isabel by Shawna Baca
A man is disturbed by the strange appearances of a six-year old girl.

Awards Ceremony

Reception to follow at
Eastside Luv Wine Bar y Queso
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…RESERVATIONS…

Tickets for this year’s festival are:
$10 General Admission
$5 Students & Boyle Heights Residents

Saturday screenings and workshop at the Boyle Heights Technology Center: FREE

To make your reservation please visit the Casa 0101 website at www.casa0101.org and click on the “reservations” link.

Fill in your information and write the specific program you wish to RSVP for in the input box for “Event/Class Name.”