The 26th edition will screen more than 40 Latin American and Ibero-American films and runs from September 17-October 7 in Silver Springs, Maryland.
Sand Dollars is the fourth film from Laura Amelia Guzmán and Israel Cárdenas and stars Geraldine Chaplin as a wealthy tourist who falls for a younger local woman.
Stephen Daldry’s Rio-set drama Trash about three trash-collecting boys who team up with American missionaries to expose corruption will close the festival. Martin Sheen and Rooney Mara star.
Programming selections include Jayro Bustamante’s Guatemalan award-winner Ixcanul, Javier Fuentes-León’s The Vanished Elephant from Peru and Sebastián Silva’s dark comedy Nasty Baby starring Kristen Wiig and Pablo Larraín’s No follow-up The Club from Chile.
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