14th Sydney Latin American Film Festival
Sep
21
6:00 PM18:00

14th Sydney Latin American Film Festival

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The Sydney Latin American Film Festival is proud of its 14 year history of showcasing films from or about Latin America and promoting the diversity of its communities. This year the festival focuses on migration and the individuals and communities who are impacted by a wide range of social justice issues.

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SLAFF Closing Night
Sep
11
6:00 PM18:00

SLAFF Closing Night

The Sydney Latin American Film Festival is proud of its 14 year history of showcasing films from or about Latin America and promoting the diversity of its communities. This year the festival focuses on migration and the individuals and communities who are impacted by a wide range of social justice issues.

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14th Sydney Latin American Film Festival
Sep
10
6:30 PM18:30

14th Sydney Latin American Film Festival

The Sydney Latin American Film Festival is proud of its 14 year history of showcasing films from or about Latin America and promoting the diversity of its communities. This year the festival focuses on migration and the individuals and communities who are impacted by a wide range of social justice issues.

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Cine Lounge Fundraiser
Aug
17
6:30 PM18:30

Cine Lounge Fundraiser

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Join this SLAFF event for an immersive journey to the vibrant and little known world of “Maracatu” with the award winning film Azougue Nazaré, followed by a rich cultural performance by Maracatu Ubuntu group and an explosive set from DJ Astronafrica celebrating our Afro Latino roots.

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Ruben Blades is not my name
Apr
5
7:00 PM19:00

Ruben Blades is not my name

Encore Screening and Musica en Vivo!

Join the SLAFF for an encore screening of the much loved My Name Is Not Rubén Blades!

Latin American icon Ruben Blades burst onto the New York City salsa scene in the 1970s with his socially charged lyrics and explosive rhythms. 

His hits Pedro Navajas and Plastico are loved by generations of Latin Americans worldwide, we have seen him in the spotlight as a Grammy winner, actor, lawyer and Panama Presidential Candidate. 

With unprecedented access,  Yo No Me Llamo Rubén Blades reveals a soft-spoken rebel, and a living legend struggling to come to terms with his legacy.

This special event will be followed by a celebration of salsa music not to be missed! Performers.

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Juan de Marcos Afro Cuban All Stars
Mar
21
8:00 PM20:00

Juan de Marcos Afro Cuban All Stars

Experience the soul of Cuban music channelled through the original Afro-Cuban All Stars. Embracing several generations and music styles, many of the band’s members of yesterday and today have become international music legends.

In an astonishing two-weeks in 1996, the group recorded “A toda Cuba le Gusta”, featuring nearly 60 performers including celebrated artists such as Compay Segundo, Omara Portuondo and legendary guitarist Ry Cooder. The recording of these sessions Became the subject of the Oscar-nominated documentary “Buena Vista Social Club.

Today, there’s no slowing down the Afro-Cuban AllStars, still touring the globe with their 14 piece group of Cuban musicians and still led by original bandleader Juan De Marcos.

Don’t miss this all rhythm, all dancing, uplifting musical experience straight out of Cuba, but for the world.

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Mar
14
7:00 PM19:00

Gaby Moreno

Gaby Moreno is a captivating vocalist and songwriter originally hailing from Guatemala. She is an Emmy nominee and Latin Grammy winner who has released 4 solo records internationally. Her latest album “Ilusión” received a 2017 Grammy nomination for Best Latin Pop Album. She has toured with Tracy Chapman, Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings, Ani DiFranco, Punch Brothers, Milk Carton Kids and Calexico, and has shared stages with the likes of Bono, Andrea Bocelli and Van Dyke Parks.

Gaby has collaborated with Van Dyke Parks to create an orchestral album that will be released this Fall. The album also features Jackson Browne, Jim Keltner, Ry Cooder.

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