Latino Films Announced for the Seattle Film Festival

The Seattle International Film Festival announced today the lineup for its 2012 edition, running May 17 through June 10, as it was reported by indieWIRE. This year's selection includes a handful of Latino films including the Chilean film Que pena tu boda / Fuck My Wedding by Nicolás López, a comedy about a rushed married due to an unplanned pregnancy and a woman who threatens to ruin it; the Argentine film Nosilatiaj.La belleza / Nosilatiaj.Beauty by Daniela Seggiaro, the story of an indigenous girl, working for a rich family, who's hair is unjustly cut, jeopardizing the ties to her culture; the Brazilian film A novela das 8  / Prime Time Soap by Odilon Rocha, a fictional drama set in 1978 in Brazil during the days of disco and the dictatorship of President Ernesto Geisel.

Also, this year's lineup includes 360, the most recent film by Brazilian filmmaker Fernando Meirelles inspired by Arthur Schnitzler's classic La Ronde and starring Anthony Hopkins, Rachel Weisz and Jude Law; and Fugly! by Mexican director Alfredo de Villa, a comedy set in New York City and starring John Leguizamo and Rosie Perez.