Trailer here: http://vimeo.com/47797288#at=0
MC for the evening Richard Montoya from Culture Clash, The Other Barrio, and Water & Power
Music by Latin Jazz legend Jerry Gonzalez (Fort Apache Band) with an All-Star Band headed by Greg Landau.
Hosted by Barrio Producers Lou Dematteis, Dante Betteo, and Production Designer Rene Yañez. Join the production team for an evening of Fundraising, Noir costumes and the best of SF edgy entertainment at Brava Theater in SF's Mission District to raise funds for the production completion of "The Other Barrio."
"The Other Barrio" (based on the short story by SF Poet Laureate Alejandro Murguia) tells the story of San Francisco on edge. A Latino investigator (Richard Montoya), sifting through the suspicious circumstances of a fatal fire in a residential hotel in the Mission, finds himself face to face with corruption at City Hall and a beautiful flame (Veronica Valencia) from his past. This SF Noir at its best, a tale of greed, murder, corruption and justice. Shot on location in San Francisco.
*** $50/person VIP reception from 5:30pm to 7pm and includes food, drinks, and reserved seats
General Admission: $25
Students with ID: $10
Doors 7pm - Show 7:30 pm
MC Richard Montoya, actor, playwright, filmmaker and Culture Clash member, just back from presenting his critically acclaimed play “American Night” at the Yale Rep and director of his own independent Noir film “Water & Power”.
Veronica Valencia, actress, model, singer and “The Other Barrio” femme fatale.
Lulu, sensational Latino drag queen and performer direct from the Esta Noche nightclub.
Philip Gotanda, playwright and filmmaker, now composing his opera “Apricots of Andujar”.
Jerry Gonzalez, award winning, Latin jazz great trumpeter and percussionist.
Melinna Bobadilla, Brian J. Patterson and Vincent Calvarese, “The Other Barrio” actors.
Alejandro Murguia, San Francisco Poet Laureate, whose Noir short story of the same name is the basis of the film.
Film Clips and Live Musical Performances
“The Other Barrio” is a production of SF Noir Films.
Produced by Louis F. Dematteis and Dante Betteo
Directed by Dante Betteo
Director of Photography Andrew Creighton
Production Designer Rene Yanez
Sound Design by Greg Landau
Based on a Short Story by Alejandro Murguia
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