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March 08, 2019


Puerto Vallarta dresses up during March to host the 19th International Film Festival, an event organized by the University Center of the Coast (CUCosta), supported by the Guadalajara International Film Festival, the University of Guadalajara, Jalisco’s Government and the Ministry of Culture.

During the festival attendees will be able to enjoy films, workshops and chats. Besides, every year a hosted country attends making the event more enriching, interesting and entertaining. This edition the hosted country will be Chile.

The film culture in Puerto Vallarta increases year by year thanks to this event, that runs for 12 days, and shows 45 international and national films free of charge, divided between different sections such as: gourmet, children, environmental, grownups, among others.

The event is based at CUCosta, but other activities are held at various cultural and recreational spaces such as: Los Arcos, the Seaside Boardwalk, Cifuentes Auditorium, the School of Gatronomy, Cinemex Galerías Plaza, La Isla Shopping Village, several restaurants, hotels and others.

By the end of the festival an award ceremony is held to deliver the “Golden Iguana” to those characters who have made significant contributions to the world film industry. In this edition Puerto Vallarta International Film Festival will award Jean Paul Belmondo, Blanca Guerra, Diana Bracho, Fiona Clark and Esther García.

Come with us from March 11th till 22nd! Don’t miss the chance to enjoy you hobby to the fullest, and much more, at Puerto Vallarta! For more information visit

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