Yaveo Launches Its First Virtual Film Festival with the San Francisco Latino Film Festival

Via AT&T News Room

Sep 21, 2015


Yaveo Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with First Two Weeks Free

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Sept. 18, 2015 Yaveo is throwing its first-ever virtual film festival to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. The Spanish-language streaming entertainment service is a premier sponsor of the 2015 Cine+Más San Francisco Latino Film Festival.

Yaveo will show its support of Latino cinema in 2 more ways. A virtual film festival will run on the Yaveo streaming service from Sept. 21 - Oct. 18. And, Yaveo will extend its normal first week free offer to 2 weeks as part of this celebration.

The virtual film festival will stream award-winning and critically acclaimed films from Latin America, Europe and the U.S. It will feature 9 new films from this year’s Cine+Más festival, which runs from Sept. 18-27, and 3 films from previous festivals.

“Movies are at our core. We’re so excited to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by sharing these amazing films with our subscribers,” says Hanny Patel, senior director, Revenue and Product Marketing, DIRECTV, now part of the AT&T family. We are thrilled to partner with Cine+Más to deliver films and content to fans who are unable to attend the festival in person. From narrative features, documentaries, to short films, our virtual film festival has something for every movie lover.

"Yaveo brings high-quality Spanish-language content to the U.S. Hispanic community. It makes it easy to get content that they can't find anywhere else," said Lucho Ramirez, Cine+Más festival director. “Together we’ll bring new and diverse entertainment to this audience."

The purpose of the virtual film festival is to educate, entertain, and recognize the work of Latin American, Spanish, and U.S. Latino filmmakers— which otherwise may not be seen here in the U.S. Viva Pictures LLC. helped acquire the films.

To sign up for the Yaveo service, customers should visit Yaveo.com. Yaveo is available for $7.99 per month and only requires an internet connection. New subscribers will receive the first 2 weeks free if they sign up from Sept.14-Oct. 15, 2015.* Yaveo subscribers get exclusive and hard to find on-demand content. They can easily watch movies, TV series, novelas, kids' programming, documentaries, and music. The content comes from trusted Spanish programmers such as Canal Once, Caracol, Galavision, MTV, Nickelodeon, RCN, Telemundo, Tr3s, UniMas, Univision, Vemox, Video Rola and more.

*A valid payment method is required to enroll, and will be charged at the end of the two week free offer period (which starts right after sign on) and on a monthly basis unless you cancel before the free offer period ends. You can cancel or change your subscription at any time through the Account Management page. Once your two-week free offer period is over, no refunds will be issued if you cancel before the end of a monthly term, but you will continue to have access to the service until the monthly term ends. Only two programs may be streamed at the same time. Live channels included for a limited time with the Yaveo $7.99 service. See the offer details for more information. Offer ends 10/15/15. Service only available in the United States (excluding Puerto Rico and US Territories). All functions and programming subject to change at any time.

About Yaveo

Yaveo is a Spanish language streaming service from DIRECTV. A satellite TV subscription is not required. The Yaveo service is currently available on the internet, or can be downloaded via apps for iPhone and iPad, Android devices, Xbox 360 and Roku. Yaveo offers a digital library of Spanish language content filled with critically acclaimed movies, popular TV shows, nostalgic telenovelas and live streaming sports, including beIN SPORTS en Espanol. Yaveo brings subscribers popular as well as hard to find content such as TV shows and movies from Latin America, Spain, and the U.S. Subscribers also have access to content from networks and studios such Caracol, Cine Sony Television, HOLA! TV, MTV, Nick en Espanol, Telemundo,Tr3s and Univision.

About Cine+Más SF

Cine+Más SF contributes to the Bay Area’s active and diverse arts scene through the San Francisco Latino Film Festival, year round programming and special events centered on the celebration of Latino arts including the visual, performance, and literary arts. Cine+Más SF is the presenter of the San Francisco Latino Film Festival (September 18-27, 2015) that takes place in theatres and cultural centers throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. The festival screens award winning and critically acclaimed documentary and feature films throughout Latin America, South America and the USA.

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