This year's ChIFF 2016 includes live musical performances by some of LA’s budding new Chicano/Latino musicians like:
Nancy Sanchez, Cuicani, Sin Color, Cosmic Apostles & Ana Saldaña
performing at the 20th annual Chicano International Film Festival
Nancy Sanchez a Mexican indie rock singer-songwriter is picking up recognition
and fans throughout California and the South West and is currently recording her
next record “American Novio” with Eugene Toale producer of Las Cafeteras,
Buyepongo, Mariachi Manchester, to name a few).
Nancy Sanchez Video
Cuicani (kwi-kani) is a collective of singer-songwriters paying homage to world
and soul music. The five-piece group draws influences from the sights and
sounds of Los Angeles, the multi-cultural metropolis that the band calls the rich
landscape of Chicano heritage.
Sin Color (Without Color) mixes their sound of bossa nova, cumbia, and disco
through indie pop, which sparks a shimmering movement and dance experience
for their audience. On this occasion, Sin Color will present a Special Mariachi set
for the Chicano International Film Festival audience.
Ana Saldaña is a Los Angeles native. She is a singer/songwriter, producer, and
activist for immigrant rights and Mother Earth. Ana's Mexican regional influences
have inspired and shaped her Neo Soul Ranchera sound.
The Cosmic Apostles are an Eastside, brown-eyed soul band.
The Cosmic Apostles