This year’s Festival presents an exciting line-up of 40+ films about ordinary people overcoming great obstacles to do the extraordinary.
The Watsonville Film Festival showcases Latin filmmakers and stories to entertain audiences, inspire and promote positive change.
Highlights of the Festival include world premieres of local shorts and award-winning films ❤️🎉🎬
MAR 3 AT 5 PM – MAR 12 AT 5 PM
11th Annual Watsonville Film Festival
Spanish: Este año el Festival de Cine de Watsonville presenta una increíble selección de más de 40 películas. No te lo pierdas!
The Festival will roll out the Red Carpet on March 3rd in honor of actor Pepe Serna who has appeared in over 100 films and 300 TV shows. Serna will present his latest films, Abuelo and Life is Art, followed by a Q&A with Luis Reyes, the film’s director and author of “Viva Hollywood.”
The Festival will take place at the Mello Center and the Watsonville Public Library, with online viewing opportunities also available. This year’s festival will also be accessible to everyone on a “pay what you can” basis, thanks to the festival’s generous sponsors and supporters.
First, let’s start with in-person events!
- Check it out! 🎬Our program of in-person events for this year’s Festival is here!
- Featuring world and regional premieres, special programs, an art exhibition, and more. ❤️🍿Please share with your friends and family! ✨🎬
Secondly, let’s check out on-line films!
- 2023 WFF OFFERS FILMS IN-PERSON AND ONLINE.
- ALL FILMS & EVENTS ARE FREE || TODAS LAS PELICULAS Y EVENTOS SON GRATIS.
The Watsonville Film Festival Mission:
Present films that inspire, entertain and focus on issues relevant to the local community, and encourage conversation between filmmakers & audience.
Empower local youth through video production & film culture as a way to transform the world.
Promote cultural & economic development through the cinematic arts in Watsonville, CA.
Video 3: Executive Director Consuelo invites everyone!