East End Film Festival 2014

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Club Sandwich Club Sandwich
Club Sandwich and The Golden Dream
Calle Lopez (Country: Mexico; Year: 2013; Director: Gerardo Barroso, Lisa Tillinger)
A documentary portrait of working class life on López Street in Mexico City.
Club Sandwich (Country: Mexico; Year: 2013; Director: Fernando Eimbcke; Writer: Fernando Eimbcke; Stars: Lucio Giménez Cacho, María Renée Prudencio, Danae Reynaud)
A teenage boy experiences first love while holidaying with his mother.
The Golden Dream (La Jaula De Oro) (Country: Mexico; Year: 2013; Director: Diego Quemada-Diez; Writer: Diego Quemada-Diez, Lucia Carreras, Gibrán Portela; Stars: Carlos Chajon, Rodolfo Domínguez, Brandon López, Karen Martínez)
A group of Guatemalan teenagers tries to make it to the US.
Malaventura (Country: Mexico; Year: 2012; Director: Michel Lipkes)
An old man walks through Mexico City with a singular purpose in mind.
Potosí (Country: Mexico; Year: 2013; Director: Alfredo Castruita; Writer: Jose Lomas-Hervert; Stars: Arcelia Ramírez, Aldo Verastegui, Don Margarito Sánchez, Gustavo Sánchez Parra, Gerardo Taracena, Sonia Couoh, Francisco Barreiro, Mario Zaragoza, Fernando Becerril, José Sefami, Harold Torres, Melissa Alvarado Ramos, Luisa Huertas, Ursula Peña)
The lives of a goat herder, a housewife and a peasant intersect in an accident.
Summum Bonum (Country: Mexico, US; Year: 2013; Director: Matias Penachino)
Two brothers hit the road in an attempt to reconnect with their past.
We Are Mari Pepa (Somos Mari Pepa) (Country: Mexico; Year: 2013; Director: Samuel Kishi; Writer: Samuel Kishi, Sofía Gómez-Córdova; Stars: Alejandro Gallardo, Arnold Ramírez, Moisés Galindo, Rafael Andrade, Petra Iñiguez Robles)
The four boys in the band Mari Pepa have only one song in their repertoire. Yet music is their big hope. Friendships and dreams are suffering from the constraints of everyday life. A film as poetic as punk rock.
Who Is Dayani Cristal? (Country: UK; Year: 2013; Director: Marc Silver; Stars: Gael Garcia Bernal)
An anonymous body in the Arizona desert sparks the beginning of a real-life human drama.
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