Fiction films including comedies and dramas.
Natalia Beristáin, Carlos Bolado, Carlos Carrera, Ernesto Contreras, Daniel Giménez Cacho, Alfonso Pineda Ulloa, Alejandro Valle, Iván Ávila Dueñas / International, Narrative / Mexico, Poland / 2016 / Drama, Historical, Women In Film / 118 minsTales of Mexico is a collective story that metaphorically presents Mexico’s transformation in the last hundred years, as told by the stories of the different tenants who have lived in the same room over the years. Eight directors, eight stories. If these walls could talk they'd reveal the secret lives and emotional journeys full of dreams, hopes, disappointments and dramatic destinies.
María Novaro / International, Narrative / Mexico / 2017 / Family, Women In Film, Youth / 96 minsTwo siblings and their friends set off to find pirate treasure. Twelve-year-old Andrea, six-year-old Dylan, and toddler Lucas move with their family to Barra de Potosí, on Mexico’s Pacific Coast. They quickly make friends with the local children, who immediately enjoy the company of the newcomers from the city. When one child is convinced that he has seen the ghost of explorer Sir Francis Drake, the whole group sets out on an adventure, searching for a long-lost treasure from the 16th century.
José María Cabral / Narrative / Dominican Republic / 2017 / Drama / 106 minsJulián finds love and a reason for living in the last place imaginable: the Dominican Republic's Najayo Prison. He 'meets' Yanelly from across the prison yard and manages to learn a kind of sign language to communicate with her and avoiding the prison guards. Using real prison locations and non-actors throughout, WOODPECKERS is based on real events. Premiered at Sundance.
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