Posts Tagged: film

La Recua

By Trudi Angell Nostalgia. That’s what it is – nostalgia. And it’s a good thing. It’s what encourages writers to preserve a story, and filmmakers to capture a scene, and elders to share a piece of their own history. Nostalgia is what my vaquero friend Darío Higuera felt when he’d remember the tales that his… Read more »

La Recua Film Premier

Now premiering virtually at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival, La Recua – The Mule Pack Train, is a documentary film about early Baja California trail-transport by burros and herdsmen. The film follows Darío Higuera, a 70-year-old traditional saddle maker in Baja California Sur. He has a dream of reenacting the old recuas, merchant pack… Read more »

“The Journeys of Harry Crosby” Documentary

    The San Diego History Center needs your help to bring the documentary film The Journeys of Harry Crosby to the big screen. Photographer Harry W. Crosby is a national treasure and a California legend whose explorations and landmark photography have been featured in classic books on the Baja Peninsula. Through his work, Crosby is almost… Read more »

Todos Santos Film Festival 2018

Todos Santos Film Festival

The 2018 Todos Santos Film Festival will take place from March 7-11, 2018. Based at the historic Teatro-Cine Manuel Marquez de Leon theater on the town plaza, the festival will feature full-length films, shorts, documentaries, as well as local youth film projects. Additional screenings will take place in Pescadero and La Paz. For more information: www.facebook.com/FestivalCineTodosSantos… Read more »

Los Cabos International Film Festival

los cabos film festival

The Los Cabos International Film Festival will take place November 9-13, 2016. Every November, Los Cabos, one of Mexico’s most beautiful destinations, hosts a forum for dialogue and collaboration between Mexican cinema and its North American cultural commercial partners. Los Cabos International Film Festival, is an event dedicated to the shared vision of this multicultural and… Read more »

Los Cabos International Film Festival

Los Cabos Film Festival

The Los Cabos International Film Festival will take place from November 11-15, 2015. Every November, Los Cabos, one of Mexico´s most beautiful destinations, hosts a forum for dialogue and collaboration between Mexican cinema and its North American cultural commercial partners. The Los Cabos International Film Festival, is an event dedicated to the shared vision of this multicultural… Read more »

Todos Santos Film Festival

Todos Santos Film Festival

The Todos Santos Film Festival will take place from March 12-22, 2015. The annual festival, now in its 12th year, takes place at the Teatro-Cine Manuel Marquez de Leon, an historic landmark movie theater overlooking the Todos Santos town plaza. The festival de cine will include full length films, shorts, documentaries and projects from the local Youth… Read more »

Q&A with filmmakers of Baja surf documentary “La Maestra”

While we’re generally biased toward anything related to Baja, when you throw in surfing, supporting the local culture and empowering women, we just can’t resist. So it’s no surprise that we were immediately drawn to the making of, and fundraising efforts for, Baja surf documentary “La Maestra (The Teacher).” “La Maestra” profiles a young Mexican… Read more »