By Luis Monteagudo Jr. – – Photo: Courtesy San Diego Latino Film Festival.

Publicity photo for Mi Familia.

The San Diego Latino Film Festival has been around longer than one of the classic films it is highlighting — “Mi Familia,” director Gregory Nava’s ode to a Mexican family growing up in East Los Angeles. “Mi Familia” came out in 1995, a whole two years after the film festival began. It screened at Bread & Salt in Barrio Logan as part of the festival’s Chicano Film Retrospective.

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