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Year Round

The year-round programs and initiatives of Enfoque, the presenting organization of the Puerto Rico Film Festival, are led and managed by a dedicated Board of Directors with a passion for fostering film and fine arts generally in Puerto Rico.

Lester Rive - Executive Director
Director of the Puerto Rico Film Festival for the past 12 years, in 2019 more than 65 countries participated with more than 1,200 films and short films presented, making it the most important festival in Puerto Rico.

Marc Primo - Advisory Board Director
Mr. Primo is a Senior Director at Santa Croce Capital Management, a family-owned investment group headquartered in San Juan, with offices in Florence, Italy.

Transfor Ortiz- Filmmaker
Has excelled in t film production in Puerto Rico with a long career with more film produced tan any other filmmaker in Puerto Rico.

Ari Maniel Cruz – Filmmaker
Studied Communications and was educated in screenwriting. He then worked as a sitcom writer. Later, he was active as a producer and director in the Puerto Rican TV and film industry.

Felix Caraballo - Presidente Metro de PR
General Manager of the world's largest newspaper, Metro, (for the Puerto Rico territory) and also film critic for the past 20years.

Angel Manuel Soto - Advisory Board Member
Acclaimed award-winning Puerto Rican filmmaker whose work has screened for Congress, Cannes, Tribeca and Sundance, with his first feature film, La Granja, winning Best Opera Prima in Guadalajara Film Festival. With RYOT, Angel has directed over 20 virtual reality documentaries including the critically praised, Bashir’s Dream.