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San Diego Film Week

SD ❤ TJ

With Tijuana just minutes away from San Diego, our neighbors to the south are producing edgy and powerful films that are not like anything you usually see in the US. This block features films produced in Tijuana, Mexico and include fascinating documentaries and narratives that will show you sides of Tijuana that you never knew existed.


  1. Christian Sandoval

    Pedro Hernaández / Universidad de las Californias Internacional, SD ❤ TJ / Mexico / 2017 / 5 mins
    Christian Sandoval is a 18-years old musician from Tijuana who talks about how the music inspired him and how is changing.
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    SD ❤ TJ – Shorts Program

    Digital Gym - Media Arts Center
    March 4, 2018 2:00 pm Buy Tickets Buy Tickets


  2. Contrasts

    Universidad de las Californias Internacional, SD ❤ TJ / Mexico / 5 mins
    A look at life of a dealer and transvestite.
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    SD ❤ TJ – Shorts Program

    Digital Gym - Media Arts Center
    March 4, 2018 2:00 pm Buy Tickets Buy Tickets


  3. Flor de muerto

    Daniel Bautista / SD ❤ TJ / Mexico / 3 mins
    The dystopia of coastal honey beekeepers in Mexico. La distopía de los apicultores de miel costera en México.
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    SD ❤ TJ – Shorts Program

    Digital Gym - Media Arts Center
    March 4, 2018 2:00 pm Buy Tickets Buy Tickets


  4. The Last Job

    Isaac Brown / Universidad de las Californias Internacional, SD ❤ TJ / United States / 7 mins
    The life of a killer always ends for many reasons and one of those reasons is for a girl, but the girl is the love of the killer's boss, who wants to kill her and to finish the debt, the killer was send him to kill her, without knowing the killer and the girl are in secret in love.
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    SD ❤ TJ – Shorts Program

    Digital Gym - Media Arts Center
    March 4, 2018 2:00 pm Buy Tickets Buy Tickets


  5. Lift

    Karla Loperena / San Diego City College, SD ❤ TJ / Mexico / 2018 / 3 mins
    CrossFit athlete Mariana talks about her history with sports and what it's like to face stereotypes of being a woman who does heavy training.
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    SD ❤ TJ – Shorts Program

    Digital Gym - Media Arts Center
    March 4, 2018 2:00 pm Buy Tickets Buy Tickets


  6. MULLME

    Leví Francsico Quiroz Chavez / Universidad de las Californias Internacional, SD ❤ TJ / Mexico / 2017 / 6 mins
    Mauricio Pino gives us a brief look at one of the most interesting places in the city of Tijuana; MULLME, the first and only museum of the Mexican wrestling in the country. We will discover the history and use of the multiple objects displayded in this museum.
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    SD ❤ TJ – Shorts Program

    Digital Gym - Media Arts Center
    March 4, 2018 2:00 pm Buy Tickets Buy Tickets


  7. Omar & Urban Dancing

    Jocelyne Flores / Universidad de las Californias Internacional, SD ❤ TJ / Mexico / 2017 / 4 mins
    Omar is an urban dancer from Tijuana. He learned in the streets since he was little. He was the first dancer to bring urban dancing to theaters and dance academies in Tijuana.
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    SD ❤ TJ – Shorts Program

    Digital Gym - Media Arts Center
    March 4, 2018 2:00 pm Buy Tickets Buy Tickets


  8. Ramona: Colores

    Jahaziel Tiznado / SD ❤ TJ / Mexico / 5 mins
    Among colorful psychedelic sequences, the silhouettes of the members of the band Ramona are impregnated with paint. A representation of acceptance to change and welcome new experiences.
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    SD ❤ TJ – Shorts Program

    Digital Gym - Media Arts Center
    March 4, 2018 2:00 pm Buy Tickets Buy Tickets


  9. SD ❤ TJ – Shorts Program

    SD ❤ TJ
    With Tijuana just minutes away from San Diego, our neighbors to the south are producing edgy and powerful films that are not like anything you usually see in the US. This block features films produced in Tijuana, Mexico and include fascinating documentaries and narratives that will show you sides of Tijuana that you never knew existed.

    In This Program: Lift, Contrasts, Omar & Urban Dancing, SORDOS, Watchers, Tijuana Urban Art, The Last Job, Flor de muerto, Ramona: Colores, Christian Sandoval, MULLME, Sometimes It Wakes You Up

    SD ❤ TJ – Shorts Program

    Digital Gym - Media Arts Center
    March 4, 2018 2:00 pm Buy Tickets Buy Tickets


  10. Sometimes It Wakes You Up

    Karla Loperena / San Diego City College, SD ❤ TJ / Mexico / 2018 / 5 mins
    Sometimes It Wakes You Up is a short documentary about Monica, who finds herself coming to terms with having cancer at the age of 26.
    Plays In:
    SD ❤ TJ – Shorts Program

    Digital Gym - Media Arts Center
    March 4, 2018 2:00 pm Buy Tickets Buy Tickets