San Luis, Arizona.- The 6th San Luis Film Festival is proud to announce the nominees for the Short Film Competition to be included in the event November 14-17, 2017 at the Cesar Chavez Cultural Center.

According to Mr. Antonio Carrillo, President and Founder of the SLFF, for the first time the annual event is including a short film competition which has drawn attention from countries as Germany, Poland, Australia, Iran, South Korea, Philippines, Italy, among others. “A panel of judges already selected 3 short films under each category. The public is also invited to watch the nominees during the festival and vote for their favorite. At the end of each day we will announce the winner”, said Mr. Carrillo.

Nominees for Horror category are “Look Through” from Philippines, “Cowboy of Mount Laurier” from France, and “Round trip”, from Iran.

In the category of Fiction nominees are “Well Done” from Italy, “Dawn” from Ukraine, and “Blows with the Wind” from Iran.

Best Comedy short film nominees are “Shine” from Germany, “Fingerman” from Ukraine, and “Roohangiz” from Iran.

For the Best Documentary nominees are “Chameli” from Bangladesh, “The Wall Within” from Mexico, and “Yi” from United States.

This year the San Luis Film Festival will feature “McFarland, USA”, directed by Niki Caro; “Dolores” directed by Peter Bratt, “Mosquita Muerta” (Playing Dumb) directed by Joaquin Bissner, and “A Rebel Without a Cause” directed by Paco Olmos.

The Cesar Chavez Cultural Center doors will open at 5:30 PM, the program starts at 6:00 PM every day.

The event is open and free to the public. Tickets are available at For more information about the event please visit or at