First L.A. Latino Film Festival Continues

The first Los Angeles International Latino Film Festival continues through Sunday at the Alfred Hitchcock Theatre complex on the Universal Studios lot. Presentations include a series of L.A. premieres of films from South America (today) and classic films from Cuba (Sunday). Featured is a tribute to legendary Mexican cinematographer Gabriel Figueroa, whose work graced films on both sides of the border, including:

* "Maria Candelaria" (1946) (11 a.m., today), followed by "La Perla" (1945); both directed by Emilio Fernandez. (screening room 1)

* "The Fugitive" (1947) (7:30 p.m., today); directed by John Ford. (Hitchcock Theatre)

* "Los Olvidados" (1950) (11 a.m., Sunday); "Exterminating Angel" (1962); both directed by Luis Bunuel. (screening room 1)

* "Night of the Iguana" (1964); directed by John Huston. (Hitchcock Theatre)

The festival concludes Sunday at 7:30 p.m. with the L.A. premiere of Arturo Ripstein's "Profundo Carmesi" (1996). Admission is $5. Information: (213) 960-2419.

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