This newly remastered classic from the UCLA Archives can be seen on the Big Screen at the Fremont Theatre. Featuring 1930’s Cal Poly grad Pedro Armendáriz in the leading role, this is the story of a revolutionary soldier who falls into a difficult love affair in the town of Cholula. After the movie, Armendáriz will receive a posthumous award presented by Cal Poly president, Jeffrey Armstrong. A representative from the Los Angeles Mexican Consulate will accept the award on his behalf.

Saturday, March 21 – Fremont – 1:00pm
Sponsored by 
Latino Outreach Council


NOTHING FANCY: DIANA KENNEDY with pre-reception at JUSTIN Downtown Tasting Room, 811 12th Street
At the JUSTIN Downtown Tasting Room on the park, a pre-movie reception will include their incredible wines and Mexican-themed appetizers. A short walk from there, the Park Cinemas will screen NOTHING FANCY: DIANA KENNEDY, a wonderful whirlwind tour through the life and work of the 97-year-old cookbook author and environmental activist who has spent her life mastering Mexican cuisine.
Friday, March 20
Pre-party at 5:30pm, movie at 7pm

Sponsored by JUSTIN Winery & Vineyards & Jacqueline Frederick Law Firm 


OPENING NIGHT: NASHVILLE COMES TO SLO!
Join us for a celebration of the unsung heroes of Nashville! We all hum their tunes. We know their words by heart. And we tell the story of our own lives through their art. Yet few of us know their names. This is a film about one of the most important and unknown forces in music: the Nashville songwriter.

After the movie, we’ll meet Nashville singer-songwriters, with Central Coast roots, Jude Johnstone and Jade Jackson. They’ll chat with the film’s director Chusy Jardine, about their personal experiences and entertain with a few of their original songs.

Tuesday, March 17
5:00-6:30pm  
Opening Night Party at Luna Red      
7:00-10:00pm
It All Begins with a Song plus Q&A and performances by Jude Johnstone and Jade Jackson – Fremont Theater
Presented by French Hospital Medical Center
Also Sponsored by Luna RedNovoMint + Craft98.1 KJUG and Adamski Moroski Madden Cumberland and Green LLP


Major Thanks to Loyal Sponsor


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We have so many wonderful things to share with you over the next few weeks! Come by our Headquarters at Hotel San Luis Obispo (Entrance on Morro St) to pick up your program guide & passes!

See you at the movies!

Wendy Eidson & Skye McLennan
SLO Film Fest Director & Associate Director