During two weekends in September 2018, the magnificent Public Library in downtown JAX, served as the venue for the HCFF. Beginning with a reception attended by the City Mayor, Mr. Lenny Curry, and the Consul General of the Kingdom of Spain, Don Candido Creis, as well as the city leadership, the Hispanic Culture Film Festival showcased movies that expressed and celebrated the culture of the Hispanic Community of the US. Mr. Andy Garcia was a “key factor” for this success, spending Q&A teleconference session with the audience talking about his film: “Lost City”. Also, in attendance from Hollywood, was the leading actor from the movie “La distancia más larga,” (“The Longest Distance”) Mr. Alec Whaite, who shared with the viewers the inside stories of this film production.


The impressive debut of this event, as evidenced not only by the institutions that sponsored the festival, but also by the enthusiastic reception demonstrated by those who watched the films and documentaries, confirmed the need to expand the festival’s mission to include dance, music, food, wine, art, folklore, and discussions, in order to make the HCFF a true cultural “experience”.



Theatre Venue

The Corazon Cinema and Cafe

36 Granada Street

St. Augustine, FL, 32084


Festival office and submissions:

2054 Riverside Ave

Suite 5408

Jacksonville, FL 32204


(904) 414-4777


The Hispanic Culture Film Festival is a division of AM4PC a 501 (C) (3) non-profit cultural institution whose mission is to educate through arts. For more info, please visit AM4PC’s section at the top of this web.