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AFI Latin American Film Fest Lineup Includes Guillermo del Toro’s ‘The Book of Life’

AFI Latin American Film Fest Lineup Includes Guillermo del Toro's 'The Book of Life'

Later this month, the AFI Latin American Film Festival will take place at the famed Silver Silver Theatre in Silver Spring, Maryland. We now have the full lineup for the festival, which is celebrating its 25th year. 

Featuring over 40 films from a mix of acclaimed directors and newbies, the festival celebrates the best in Latin American cinema (with submissions from Spain and Portugal allowed as well). “The Liberator,” a biopic about freedom fighter Simon Bolivar, will be the festival’s opening film. It has also been chosen by Venezuela as their Oscar submission.

Among the highlights are Argentinian box office hit “7th Floor,” a sneak preview of “The Book of Life,” which was produced by Guillermo del Toro and “The Crow’s Nest,” a film that marks the first Salvadorian feature to hit screens in over 40 years.

For more information about the film festival, and to see the full lineup, head over here

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