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La Lucha continues in many ways

La Lucha continues in many ways

Stepping out of her office in the Hollywood & Highland complex for a late (make that very late) lunch, Marlene Dermer was taking a break from what she laughingly calls la lucha -- the struggle. Specifically, she meant the last-minute challenges of putting together the Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival, now in its 13th year. Comprising features, documentaries and short films from across the Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking diaspora, the six-day festival will open with Sunday night's gala screening at Grauman's Chinese Theatre of "Los Abrazos Rotos" (Broken Embraces), a bittersweet existential comedy from Pedro Almodóvar that stars Penélope Cruz....

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