June 24, 2024 The Newspaper Serving LGBT Los Angeles

Los Angeles Premiere of Latinx LGBTQ Film at Outfest Fusion

“Acuitzeramo” screening March 9

By Staff Writer

Outfest Fusion presents the Los Angeles premiere of Cabaldana Alchemy’s short film “Acuitzeramo” on Monday, March 9 9:30 pm at the iconic Plaza De La Raza in Los Angeles.

“Acuitzeramo”, which had its world premiere at the 17th Morelia International Film Festival (FICM) in Mexico, is directed by award-winning director Miguel Angel Caballero and features NCLR Bravo Award nominee Sal Lopez and Independent Shorts Award winning actor Luis Aldana.

“With ‘Acuitzeramo’ I wanted to explore a segment of the Mexican LGTBQI community rarely taken into account; gay elders,” says writer, director Miguel Angel Caballero. Caballero, a son of immigrant farm working parents, grew up splitting time between the U.S. and Mexico.

“’Acuitzeramo’ is a universal story reflecting every town where tolerance and acceptance are lacking. So often in society, it seems our elders, especially our queer elders, are pushed aside and forgotten. I wanted this story to remind us to acknowledge those we are prone to forget and that compassion and love are essential at all stages of our lives ” added Caballero.

“Acuitzeramo” tells the story of Salvador, a gay elder, who loses his partner of 15 years and must now confront his late partner’s estranged son, Anthony, who was unaware of their intimate relationship. The short was filmed in Caballero’s hometown of Acuitzeramo located in the state of Michoacan, Mexico.

‘Acuitzeramo’ can be seen as part of Outfest Fusion’s short series LATINXCELLENCE at Plaza de La Raza on March 9th @9:30pm.

Related Posts

Teen Fatally Stabbed at First Annual Palms Community Weekend Festival on Saturday

June 23, 2024

June 23, 2024

LAPD Investigates Tragic Incident at Event Organized by LAPD Pacific Area Boosters By Dolores Quintana Tragedy struck at the first...

LA County Issues Ocean Water Use Warning for Several Beaches on the First Day of Summer

June 21, 2024

June 21, 2024

Elevated Bacterial Levels Prompt Health Advisory for Popular Coastal Spots Sadly, on the first day of Summer, the Los Angeles...

Max’s House of Drag Viewing Party Celebrates Season 2 Premiere

June 20, 2024

June 20, 2024

Max Hosts Epic Drag Extravaganza for House of the Dragon Pride and passion converged at Max’s HOUSE OF DRAG viewing...

Celebrate Queer Cinema at the Egyptian Theater’s Hollywood Pride Series June 25-27

June 20, 2024

June 20, 2024

Experience Nearly a Century of LGBTQ+ Representation on the Silver Screen The Egyptian Theater is set to host “Hollywood Pride:...

California Supreme Court Blocks Tax Measure from November Ballot

June 20, 2024

June 20, 2024

Ruling Halts Effort to Overturn Measure ULA In a ruling issued on Thursday, the California Supreme Court blocked the Taxpayer...

(Video) Director Joshua John Miller and M.A. Fortin Q&A On Their New Film The Exorcism

June 20, 2024

June 20, 2024

It stars Russell Crowe, Sam Worthington, and David Hyde-Peirce. @centurycitywestwoodnews Director Joshua John Miller and M.A. Fortin Q&A On Their...

Westfield Century City Announces First Annual Foodie Week Starting Today

June 20, 2024

June 20, 2024

Deals and Prix-Fixe Menus Available From June 20th to June 27th Westfield Century City, a premier outdoor shopping destination in...

Los Angeles Public Health Warns of Surge in Mpox Cases Reported in Los Angeles County

June 19, 2024

June 19, 2024

Public Health Officials Urge Testing, Prevention, and Vaccination Amid Recent Spike The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is...

Pedestrian Fatally Struck While Crossing the 405 Freeway in Brentwood

June 19, 2024

June 19, 2024

Victim Hit While Crossing Southbound Lanes; Investigation Underway A pedestrian was fatally struck by a vehicle on the I-405 southbound...

Colorado Springs Shooter Sentenced to 55 Life Terms for Hate Crimes at Club Q

June 19, 2024

June 19, 2024

Anderson Lee Aldrich Pleads Guilty, Receives Life Without Parole Anderson Lee Aldrich, the homophobe who killed five people and injured...

West Hollywood Library and City Hall to Close for Juneteenth Observance

June 19, 2024

June 19, 2024

Online Library Services Available; Parking Regulations Relaxed on June 19 The West Hollywood library and City Hall will be closed...

LAUSD Board Approves Cell Phone Ban for District Schools

June 18, 2024

June 18, 2024

Resolution Aims to Be Effective by January 2025 The LAUSD board voted 5-2 on Tuesday to pass a resolution authored...

Gunfire Incident at Westchester Park Leads to Arrest, Prompts Community Meeting

June 18, 2024

June 18, 2024

LAPD Pursues Suspect After Shots Fired, Councilmember Responds An LAPD spokesperson confirmed that a disturbing incident took place at Westchester...

Toddler Fatally Struck by Relative’s RV at Dockweiler State Beach

June 17, 2024

June 17, 2024

2-Year-Old Child Lancaster Identified as Victim in Tragic Accident A toddler died Saturday after being struck by a relative who...

West Hollywood to Host Juneteenth Event Featuring Historian Dylan C. Penningroth

June 17, 2024

June 17, 2024

There Will Be a Discussion on Black Civil Rights History, Q&A session, Book Signing In celebration of Juneteenth, the City...