Production & Distribution

ARENAS FILMS distributes, produces, acquires and markets films in all venues including Theatrical, Home Entertainment, Television and Digital.

Bless Me, Ultima

Bless Me, Ultima

A drama set in New Mexico during WWII, centered on the relationship between a young man and an elderly medicine woman who helps him contend with the battle between good and evil that rages in his village.

Director: Carl Franklin
Writers: Rudolfo Anaya (novel),
Carl Franklin (screenplay)
Stars: Luke Ganalon, Miriam Colon, Benito Martinez


Empire

Empire

Victor, is trying to escape his life as a drug dealer in the South Bronx. Enter Jack, a Wall Street investment banker with a business proposal that has Victor's name (and money) written all over it.

Director: Franc. Reyes
Writer: Franc. Reyes
Stars: John Leguizamo, Peter Sarsgaard, Denise Richards

Imagine Argentina

Imagining Argentina

Set during the Dirty War in 1970s Buenos Aires, Argentina, where the military government is abducting those opposed to its rule.

Cecilia, a dissident journalist, is kidnapped by the secret police to join the ranks of the 'disappeared'. As her husband Carlos, a theatre director, begins to search frantically for her, he realizes that he has acquired psychic power that enables him to predict the future.

Director: Christopher Hampton
Writers: Lawrence Thornton (novel), Christopher Hampton
Stars: Antonio Banderas, Emma Thompson, Rubén Blades

Nicotina

Nicotina

A real-time dark comedy about a science geek who tangles with a clutch of Russian gangsters after he delivers them the wrong computer disk.

Director: Hugo Rodríguez
Writer: Martín Salinas
Stars: Diego Luna, Marta Belaustegui, Rosa María Bianchi


Culture Clash in AmeriCCa:Live!

Culture Clash in AmeriCCa:Live!

Culture Clash in AmeriCCa: Live! was shot live in HD by Emilio Esteves during the group’s Los Angeles performance. Culture Clash is a Chicano American performance troupe composed of the writer-comedians Richard Montoya, Ric Salinas, and Herbert Sigüenza.

Director: Emilio Estevez
Stars: Richard Montoya, Ric Salinas, Hebert Siguenza

3 Wise Men

3 Wise Men

A brilliantly animated adaptation of the classic Christian story, 3 WISE MEN features the voices of Emilio Estevez, Martin Sheen, and Mexican television star Jaci Velasquez. Created by the same artists who animated FANTASIA 2000, HERCULES, and TARZAN, the family-friendly film artfully brings to life the journey of Melchior, Gaspar, and Balthazar--the Three Kings who traveled to baby Jesus' birthplace under the guidance of the Star of Bethlehem

Director: Antonio Navarro
Writers: Javier Aguirreamalloa, Stephen Hughes, Juanjo Ibáñez, Juan Ignacio Peña.
Stars: Martin Sheen, Jose Luis Rodriguez "El Puma", Marcos Witt, Lupillo Rivera, Emilio Estevez, Kuno Becker, Jaci Velasquez, Angélica Vale, Culture Clash, Eddy Martin