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Entering another successful year, ENFOQUE International Film Festival in Puerto Rico is an international event dedicated to showcasing the art and talent of emerging filmmakers from around the world. ENFOQUE was established with the purpose of showing films that will contribute and change in people’s life’s. We presents some of the greatest new feature films and short films by emerging filmmakers to be recognize by a series of Jury and Audience Awards. We present films that promote values, family and social interest subjects. ENFOQUE is a four-day event of screenings, filmmakers panels, special events, workshops, VIP after parties and deal making.On the fourth and final night of the Festival, the jury (usually made up of professionals from all over the globe) presents it awards in every category usually found in top-notch festivals. They honor the finest in cinematic achievement in filmmaking displayed during the weekend at an exclusive and heartfelt Gala Award.

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1:00PM
Unchained

Director: Alex C. Rivera United State A documentary about the activism of Carol Buckley with elephants in captivity and how they are trained, forced to long working hours and living in a clearly improvable conditions.

THE Soloist of the Orchestra-Spain / Cuerdas-Spain / Fomo Sapiens-Sweden / Innova-Spain / 911-Pizza-France / Be-Spain

The New Environmentalists-United States / Ad Astra-France / Keeping Balance-Germany / A Beautiful Trip-United States / UKA-Spain / Blink-France

Director: Transfor Ortiz Puerto Rico "Vico C: La Vida del Filósofo”" is a biographical film based on the history of the singer, composer and pioneer of urban music in Spanish. From its humble beginnings to its leap to international fame. The harsh life experiences of a warrior that changed the musical perspective in the world.

9:00 AM-11:00AM
ENFOQUE KIDS

Extreme Graphics and ENFOQUE invite you to the first presentation in Puerto Rico directly from Mexico of the children’s movie " The Incredible Story of the Stone Boy ". Director: Pablos Aldrete, Miguel Bonilla, Jaime Romanida, Miguel Angel Uriega México Marina and her cousins, Tito, Tato and Tete, live in a colorful and tropical valley from the Huasteca Tamaulipeca. One day, the fair arrives to town. There they’ll find the Stone Boy who has that condition because of his anger with life. Marina and her cousins will embark on a fantastic journey, travelling around the country of senses, where their citizens will help the Stone Boy.

Refuge-Saudi Arabia / The Learning Alliance-United States / The language of Ball-United States / 101 Cupcakes-Australia / Red Dawn-France / Boxgirl-Spain

Director: Amanda Nemcik Puerto Rico The inspiring account on international bodyboarding star Luz 'Loly' Grande-a young woman on a personal mission to make bodyboarding a means to improve the lives of disadvantaged children in Puerto Rico, Argentina, Brazil, and Peru.

Director: Tom Simes United States Two high-school couples explore friendship and dating along dissimilar lines, leading to courage and transformation for one teen and a personal crisis for another.

Director: Phill Baribeau United States In 2011, Chef Eduardo Garcia was shocked with 24,00 volts of electricity in a freak incident deep in Montana’s backcountry. Near death, alone and miles from help, Eduardo got up and took his first step towards what would ultimately be years of recovery and rehabilitation.

9:00AM
Short Films Section

The School Bag-India / Immersion-Puerto Rico / Jubilee-France / Mariana's Sandwich-Mexico / ESE DIA-Puerto Rico

Esta comedia musical cuenta la historia de 4 pacientes psiquiátricos en un Centro de Salud Mental en el pueblo de Jayuya, Puerto Rico. Josué pelea por todo, Esther ve amigos imaginarios, Joe es un ex militar que cree que esta en la guerra y Lucy que se cree la mamá de todos. La administradora y su asistente tratan de mantener a flote el Centro haciendo malabares pues pronto tendrán una inspección del Departamento de Salud, que los obligará a cerrar las facilidades. Entre locuras, enredos, risas, canciones y bailes se experimentara una transformación social y espiritual con el mensaje de valores y base de fe.

Best short films from college and high school students from Puerto Rico. Special presentation of students short including: Aguacate-Puerto Rico / Amor Al Arte : El Ballet-Puerto Rico / 1 minute Short Films Contest

A washed-up former child star, forced to do community service at a local megachurch, pretends to be a Christian to land the part of Jesus in their annual Passion Play, only to discover that the most important role of his life is far from Hollywood.

Showcasing the best short films from Puerto Rico. What We Are / The Texture of the Light / Angustia / Live / Clubman / Forced Amnesia / El Hombre Perfecto / Nebula / Limits / Indio Resto

9:00AM-5:00PM
Animation Day

Full day all about animation with top class animators as part of our guests.

ENFOQUE 2017

FILMS SUBMITTED

PARTICIPATING COUNTRIES

WORLD PREMIERES

PARALLEL EVENTS

Events & Special Presentations of ENFOQUE 2017

Opening Night

"Vico C La Vida del Filósofo "

Excited to open ENFOQUE 2017 with the first presentation in Puerto Rico of the film “Vico C La Vida del Filósofo “.

Puerto Rico Film Night

The best of Puerto Rico

We want to encourage our young audiences to capture a taste for cinema with fun stories that impact, provide and educate them.

Filmmakers Lounge

Exclusive for badge holders.

The Filmmakers Lounge is a space where filmmakers, guests, and media can mingle between films to relax and network with fellow filmmakers and film lovers from across all over the world.

Animation Day

Creative Gather

Special day to celebrate the art of animation. Innovative talks and unique performances by top animators.

ENFOQUE KIDS

Films just for kids

Come and join us to see the first presentation in Puerto Rico directly from Mexico of the children’s movie ” The Incredible Story of the Stone Boy “

ENFOQUE AWARDS

Who will be recognize this year?

Taking place at the last day of the event where we honor the superlative creativity and talent demonstrated by filmmakers from all over the world.

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