Best Latin American Film: The Maya Indie Film Series debuts July 23
The Maya Indie Film Series debuts July 23 in Dallas.
The Series’ end in Los Angeles will tie in with local Hispanic Heritage Month celebrations. Each film will have a rotating screening schedule throughout the Series. Final film screening schedules to be programmed by theaters.
Founded by award winning producer Moctesuma Esparza (“Selena”, “Gettysburg”, “The Milagro Beanfield War”). Maya Entertainment is in its second year as a groundbreaking distribution company focusing on, but not limited to, the Latino market. Esparza has also opened the burgeoning theatre chain Maya Cinemas in several cities. Maya Entertainment titles include “The Line” starring Andy Garcia and Ray Liotta, “The Ministers” starring John Leguizamo and Harvey Keitel, “The Dry Land” starring America Ferrera, “Backyard” starring Jimmy Smits, “Chasing 3000” starring Ray Liotta and Rory Culkin, “Tropico De Sangre” starring Michelle Rodriquez and “Solo Quiero Caminar” starring Diego Luna.
Rogue Arts, an independent film production and distribution company founded by Kirk Harris in 2003, has produced seven films and handles the North American distribution of more than thirty-five films. All the films produced by Rogue Arts have had limited theatrical releases in the US.
The Series continues as follows:
Washington, July 30 – August 5 at Landmark E Street Theatre, 555 11th Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20004-1300; tel (202) 452-7672; http://www.landmarktheatres.com/market/washingtondc/estreetcinema.htm
New York City, August 6-12, Village East Cinemas, 181 2nd Ave., New York City, NY, 10012; tel. 212-529-6799; http://www.villageeastcinema.com
Chicago, August 13-19, Muvico Rosemont 18, 9701 Bryn Mawr Ave., Rosemont, IL 60018; tel. 847-447-1030; http://www.muvico.com
Miami, August 20-26, Regal Palace 18, 11865 SW 26th Street, Miami, FL 95008; tel. (305) 221-1801 ; http://www.regmovies.com
San Francisco / San Jose area, August 27-September 2, Camera 7 Pruneyard, 1875 S. Bascom Ave., (Pruneyard Shopping Center), Campbell, CA, 95008; tel. (408) 559-6900; http://www.cameracinemas.com/c7.shtml;
San Diego, August 27 – September 2, Gaslamp All Stadium 15; 701 5th Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101; tel. (619) 232-0400; http://www.readingcinemasus.com;
Los Angeles, August 27 – September 2, Mann Chinese 6, 6801 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, CA 60018; tel. (323) 464-6266; manntheatres.com
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