Watsonville Film: Día de Muertos 2021

Watsonville Film Festival Celebrates Dia de los Muertos. JOIN US OCT. 27 – NOV. 2 IN PERSON & ONLINE!

Everyone is invited to celebrate this beautiful tradition with a special online program and a community event at the Watsonville Plaza, October 29, including the screening of COCO!

The Watsonville Film Festival have assembled a fabulous five-film celebration of Dia de los Muertos, including our own Living Altars.

Check out the Festival’s Film Guide and access the Streaming Platfom over the next few days and enjoy these five great films!



Friday event:



The Fiesta de Día de Muertos inicia HOY! 💀🎥🎨🌼

A celebration featuring artists from Watsonville y Santa Cruz, including a special dance performance by Esperanza del Valle, songs by local musicians, and short videos made by local filmmakers featuring the intimate process of creating ofrendas (altars) for loved ones.

The Day of the Dead Celebration has started! Visit watsonvillefilmfest.org and enjoy films, tutorials and more with your family until November 2nd.


Virtual events:

We invite you to enjoy our virtual program, watch movies, learn about invaluable resources, have fun making art and continue the beautiful tradition of honoring our dearly departed. It’s free and easily available on our website: watsonvillefilmgest.org


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