TV-MA | 95 min | Thriller
An American mother searches for her daughter who was kidnapped by human traffickers in Central America.
Director: Lance Tracy | Stars: Sydney Sweeney, Elpidia Carrillo, Courtenay Taylor, Lauren Shaw
90 min | Documentary
"La Vida Loca" reflects a depressing and hopeless reality. The documentary, by photojournalist and filmmaker Christian Poveda, follows some of the members of "la dieciocho", the so-called ... See full summary »
Director: Christian Poveda | Stars: José Roberto Martínez, Silvia Portillo López, Ana Burgos Arévalo, José Luis Rosales
Not Rated | 94 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
Israel Ticas is the only criminologist working in one of Latin America's most dangerous countries. In El Salvador, one child goes missing every three minutes*. Many children are killed by ... See full summary »
Directors: Mathew Charles, Juan Luis Passarelli
TV-MA | 84 min | Drama
Loosely inspired by Shakespeare's Othello, La Palabra de Pablo (Pablo's Word) tells the story of a broken contemporary Salvadorian upper middle class family - struggling with jealousy and revenge.
Director: Arturo Menendez | Stars: Paola Baldion, Carlos Aylagas, Leandro Sanchez Arauz, Boris Barraza
138 min | Documentary
Follow Chiyo, the man who participated in the revolution of El Salvador during the 1980s when he was just 13 years old. The places, the guerrilla methods and the psychology behind the ... See full summary »
Director: Jose Huwaidi | Stars: Lucio Vasquez, Carlos Enriquez Consalvi, Ilma Esperanza Vasquez, Dina
80 min | Documentary, Drama
Five Salvadoran women take to the stage to tell their stories about being poor, single moms and working as street vendors.
Director: Marlén Viñayo | Stars: Evelyn Chileno, Ruth H. Vega, Magdalena Henríquez, Wendy Henríquez
108 min | Documentary, Drama
Under the creative direction of Gael Garcia Bernal, ten award-winning directors tell the story of the high school dropout crisis in Latin America in an anthology of narrative and ... See full summary »
Directors: Flávia Castro, Mariana Chenillo, Pablo Fendrik, Carlos Gaviria, Tatiana Huezo, Lucrecia Martel, Nicolás Pereda, Eryk Rocha, Pablo Stoll, Daniel Vega Vidal, Diego Vega Vidal | Stars: Gael García Bernal, Estefania Piñeres
74 min | Adventure
Pirates searching for treasure take over a small town in Central America where they believe the loot is buried, but discover that a church has been built over the spot. They force the ... See full summary »
Director: Allen H. Miner | Stars: Anthony Dexter, Martha Roth, Lon Chaney Jr., Robert Clarke
90 min | Horror, Mystery
After a tragic death, a family of three is forced to move to a desolated part of the country only to be haunted by mythical creatures.
Director: Migue Siman | Stars: Katherine Mariona, Adrián Miguel, Mauricio Fuentes, Carlos Cardona
97 min | Documentary, Biography, History
In the 1970s, as El Salvador moved irrevocably closer to civil war, one man was known as the voice of the poor, the disenfranchised, the disappeared. Appointed Archbishop in 1977, Monsenor ... See full summary »
Directors: Ana Carrigan, Juliet Weber | Stars: Pablo Alvarenga, Alberto Arene, Salvador Carranza, Marta Cerna
56 min | Documentary, Drama, News
A Bridge Apart looks at the epic migration of immigrants from Central America and Mexico to the United States from the point of view of the migrants themselves. Haunting photography, ... See full summary »
Director: Frank Maniglia Jr. | Star: Edward James Olmos
Not Rated | 61 min | Documentary, Adventure, Family
One Dream Two Brothers One continent Two brothers follow their dream of surfing the American Pacific showing the Continent as a whole, through its different cultures, villages, food, people... See full summary »
Director: Julian Azulay
66 min | Documentary
The infamous 18 are El Salvador's biggest gang. They battle with the rival MS13 for control of the drugs market. They charge 'renta' to local businesses and kill those who don't pay. They ... See full summary »
Director: Yorgos Avgeropoulos
92 min | Documentary, Biography, History
All over the world, people from different cultures instinctively go to the walls, painting their stories as a way to give voice to their life experiences. In Beyond The Walls, we enter the ... See full summary »
Director: Gayle Embrey
60 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography
After leaving a note for his family, a lost teenager runs away to Hawaii with just enough cash for a surfboard. Through surfing misadventures, zen monasteries, and travels, he finds his way home.
Director: Lara Popyack | Star: Jaimal Yogis
TV-PG | 23 min | Short, Action, Adventure
A cleaning woman steals a Salvadoran Civil War map and hunts for a treasure in the hopes of reuniting with her son.
Director: Michael T. Flores | Stars: Egly Larreynaga, Carlos Cordova, Tim De La Motte
10 min | Short, Fantasy
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Director: Jorge Ávalos | Star: Lilibeth Rivas
TV-14 | 44 min | Documentary, Crime, History
On November 16, 1989, six Jesuits and two women were brutally murdered in El Salvador by US trained and funded commandos of the Salvadoran army. The executions, carried out in the middle of... See full summary »
Director: Erik Lohr
85 min | Documentary
"In the Salvadoran civil war, my father and thousands more were captured and tortured by the State. These are some of their stories. When I turned 33, my mother told me that my father, ... See full summary »
Director: Marcela Zamora
Documentary, Animation, Adventure | Filming
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Director: Ernesto Bautista
5 min | Animation, Short, Family
Two little farmer girls talk about the many things they wish could own, and those they could do without. Based on the short story by Salvadorian writer Salarrué.
Director: Ricardo Barahona | Star: Maura Mendoza
70 min | Drama
Don Cleo, a humble seller of Piñatas, who lives in a little town in El Salvador; arrives at home after a long day of work to find an extortion letter at his door steps. That letter tells ... See full summary »
Director: Arturo Menendez | Stars: Salvador Solís, Karla Valencia, Demetrio Aguilar, Leandro Sanchez Arauz
86 min | Documentary
It narrates the journey immigrants make to reach the american dream through the female face of this phenomenon. It gives heart wrenching stories of the women who made it to USA and those ... See full summary »
Director: Marcela Zamora
13 min | Short, Drama | Completed
In a desperate act to save a young boys life, a Doctor helps facilitate an ilegal organ donation from a third world country and is then haunted by its implications.
Director: Manuel F. Paz Ochoa | Star: Debora von Habsburg
Not Rated | 77 min | Documentary, Drama
A journey of hope and dead.
Director: Pedro Ultreras
10 min | Short, Comedy
Eugenia is a brazilian girl who lives in El Salvador trying to complete her activities in a crazy day.
Director: Angel Ricardo Rysh
52 min | Documentary
A poorly equipped and underpaid team of forensic anthropologists is sent to study the countless mass graves in El Salvador, trying to identify the victims using fragments of bodies. ... See full summary »
Director: Marcela Zamora
92 min | Documentary, Action, Crime
David Goodman has worked for nearly 30 years to document the very challenging subject of prostitution and global sex trafficking in and around U.S. Military bases abroad.
Director: David Goodman | Stars: Cynthia Enloe, John Grant, David Grossman, Ninotchka Rosca
TV-14 | 113 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Opposing forces, a government soldier and a guerrilla are trapped together in the heavily-bombed area around the Guazapa volcano. After a hostile meeting, an unlikely friendship develops ... See full summary »
Director: Roberto d'Avila Alegria | Stars: Roberto Josue Alegria, Geovanny Alvarado, Salvador Bermudez, Carlos Cruz
102 min | Documentary
In the early 1980s, at the beginning of what would become a 12-year-long civil war, El Salvador's talented football team was one national institution upon which both the left and the right ... See full summary »
Directors: Carlos Moreno, Gerardo Muyshondt
41 min | Short, Drama
Carmen is a girl who lives in a poor neighborhood in El Salvador, her mom and her brother have to work several jobs in order to enroll her into an expensive university, where Carmen ... See full summary »
Directors: Alvaro Jared Martínez, Edenilson Lazo | Star: Cristina Melendez
Drama | Post-production
The movie follows a day in the life of a Salvadoran taxi driver, Gabriela Rodriguez. Surviving in El Salvador is Gaby's priority, but protecting her family can come at a great cost as she gets pulled through many directions.
Director: Adam Chadwick | Stars: Vanesa Tomasino, Estuardo Tale, Andrea Tale, Samuel Hernández Campos
Documentary | Post-production
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Director: Ernesto Bautista | Stars: Junichi Shimomura, Sayaka Enoki, Naoko Yoshida, Yoshihiro Shimomura
Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi | Pre-production
An exploratory space vessel crash lands onto Earth carrying a deadly virus. Two friends have no choice but to make it across the border into a restricted safe zone.
Director: Migue Siman
Comedy, Drama | Post-production
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Director: Benjamin Lopez | Star: Blanca Enamorado
26 min | Documentary, Short
Lulú wakes up to an empty house. After 5 years, absence has turned her life into a limbo, but she still has hopes of finding her son and husband alive after they were kidnapped on their way to Monterrey Airport, México.
Director: Tatiana Huezo
85 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Five fellons are running from justice in search of freedom. During their escape, they run into María Flores who joins them on their journey. They will do what it takes to cross the border ... See full synopsis »
Director: José Baviera | Stars: Columba Domínguez, Joaquín Cordero, José Baviera, Enrique Zambrano
20 min | Short, Comedy, Drama | Completed
A young woman in El Salvador wishes to hear the village bell before she joins a caravan to the US, but the antique bell hasn't rung in 25 years and there is only one man left that can repair it: a drunkard that lives in the cemetery.
Director: Michael Flores
70 min | Documentary, Adventure
Connected By Coffee tells the story of Latin American coffee farmers and how our daily brew is deeply connected to a troubled past and hopeful future. Following a 1000-mile journey from ... See full summary »
Director: Aaron Dennis | Stars: Matt Earley, Chris Treter
28 min | Documentary, Short
In El Salvador, gang violence has overrun the country, disproportionately targeting children and teenagers, and turning it into 'The Murder Capital of the World'. The emergency medical unit... See full summary »
Directors: Joshua Bennett, Juliana Schatz
135 min | Comedy, Family, Romance
La ReBusqueda is the first romantic comedy ever made in Central America.
Director: Alvaro Jared Martínez | Stars: Carlo Arrechea, Pacun Lopez, Cristina Melendez, Mishelle Molina
80 min | Documentary, War
Dramatic composition depicting a host of F.M.L.N. guerrillas marching forth from Monte Alzaco, the spiritual home of Salvadoran resistance.
Director: Diego de la Texera | Stars: Chema, Haroldo, Valentín Hernández, Álvaro Nieto
75 min | Drama
Filmed in stunning black and white, this immersive dive into the lives of the people of Quelepa, El Salvador, is a tour de force of experimentation along the lines of the work of Mexican ... See full summary »
Director: Victor Ruano | Star: José Miguel Escobar
90 min | Drama, Fantasy
"Exquisite Corpse" combines documentary, fiction and experimental film-making as it traverses the social and oniric landscape of a region struggling between modernity and tradition. A ... See full summary »
Director: Victor Ruano | Stars: Rossemberg Rivas, Malado Baldwin, Alejandra Palomo, Cristina López
56 min | Documentary, Family, History
Children of the Diaspora is a documentary about the historical and ideological origins of USEU, the Union of Salvadoran University Students, in the United States. Set in 2009, this film ... See full summary »
Director: Jennifer Carcamo | Stars: Daniel Alvarenga, Denny Alvarez, Ricardo Avalos, Diana Baires
12 min | Short, Horror, Mystery
Two siblings on a trip to the country side find an unexpected challenge, for survival. What seemed like a fun trip for these siblings will turn into a nightmare that will change their lives.
Director: Viktor Hernandez | Stars: Miguel Chirinos, Viktor Hernandez, Karla Hernandez-Gonzalez, Alexander Molina