Festival has announced that acclaimed musicians from L.A.’s Hotel Cafe will perform on Friday, November 16th at the Puerto Los Cabos Marina in Cabo, Mexico as part of the inaugural festival. The Hotel Cafe featured musicians include three-time Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles, Grammy-winning Cary Brothers, Harper Blynn, Madi Diaz and Holly Conlan. Passes for the festival, and the Hotel Cafe concert, will go on sale September 1.
The Friday night concert will be one piece of an extraordinary lineup at the inaugural festival which will bring leading filmmakers and film enthusiasts from Mexico, the U.S. and around the world to Cabo, Mexico from November 14-17, 2012. The program will include screenings of Feature Films, Documentaries, and Short Films, as well as nightly galas, award ceremonies, panel discussions and filmmaker receptions, and will feature the work of leading filmmakers from Mexico, the U.S., and around the world. Many of the weekend events will take place at the new state-of-the-art Los Cabos Convention Center designed and built for the G20 Summit, while other weekend events will showcase the unique surroundings of Cabo – including the Wirikuta Cactus Garden, a botanical desert garden home to over 1500 varieties of desert plants from around the world, and the Puerto Los Cabos Marina, an ocean cove where dolphins swim in their natural habitat.
“VIP Passes” and “Festival Passes” will provide access to the exciting activities of the Baja International Film Festival in beautiful Cabo, Mexico, including film screenings, red carpet ceremonies and parties, panel discussions, live music and concerts, the festival’s hospitality lounge and more. Festival passes will be on sale as of September 1, 2012.
The Baja International Film Festival was founded by Scott Cross and Sean Cross who also founded the Colorado Film Institute and the Vail Film Festival, which was named by Moviemaker magazine among the “Top Ten Destination Film Festivals in the World.” The Festival is run by a bi-national team of experienced film and business managers who share a passion for bringing Mexican and U.S. cultures together through film, and a mission to grow the Baja International Film Festival into the Cannes Film Festival of Latin America. The Baja International Film Festival is supported by the Mexico Tourism Board and endorsed by the State of Baja California Sur and the Los Cabos Tourism Bureau as the Official Festival of Cabo, Mexico.