ATTENTION YOUTH FILMMAKERS - Cine Latino Minneapolis St. Paul is seeking short films connected to Latino, Spanish and/or Portuguese-speaking culture made by youth 18 and under. Accepted films will be shown before the feature-length films made by Latino and Ibero American filmmakers and by filmmakers from around the world who celebrate the Latino life.

Cine Latino Minneapolis St. Paul is one of the largest showcases of Spanish & Portuguese-language cinema in the U.S., highlighting feature-length works across all genres from some of the world's most acclaimed and up-and-coming filmmakers of the region. The annual event is presented by the Film Society of Minneapolis St. Paul and held at the St. Anthony Main Theatre in downtown Minneapolis, MN and other venues across the Twin Cities.

The Film Society of Minneapolis St. Paul is Minnesota's leading exhibitor of international independent cinema. Our mission is to foster a knowledgeable and vibrant appreciation of the art of film and its power to inform and transform individuals and communities.

Films must be shot, directed, and produced by youth age 18 and under. Adult supervision must be limited to an advisory capacity only.

Films must have been completed after January 1, 2016.

Films must be between 30-seconds and 5-minutes in length.

The subject of the film should somehow connect to Latino, Spanish and/or Portuguese-speaking culture.

Films can be produced in any language but need to have English subtitles for the festival presentation.

Films can be fiction, documentary, animation, experimental or VR.

Films can be shot on any type of video camera.

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