Hosted by the BFA Film and Video Department, the Festival screens award-winning short films from the 2012 Morelia International Film Festival, followed by question-and-answer sessions with Daniela Alatorre (Festival de Cine de Morelia) and Carlos Gutierrez (Cinema Tropical). From animation to documentary, these Spanish-language, English-subtitled films represent the highest achievement in new Mexican filmmaking.
Directed by: Ernesto Martinez Bucio
Javier and Elisa have committed murder. Maria, Javier's mother, must decide if she should help her son.
LAS TARDES DE TINTICO
Directed by: Alejandro Garcia Caballero
Under the beautiful Quebrada cliff in Acapulco, a group of mosquitoes addicted to tropical music desperately try to bring happiness back into a rumba director's life. Join us and come to enjoy great musical numbers, superb talent and a lot of Sabor!
PARA ARMAR UN HELICOPTERO
Directed by: Izabel Acevedo
Length: 35 min
Oliverio lives in a building taken over by immigrants from the Mexican countryside who work constantly to provide the basic services lacking in the dwelling. However, 17-year-old Oliverio spends his time playing video games, even though electricity is unstable and in short supply. When the summer rains start, a short circuit puts an end to the building's connection to the electrical system. New ideas on how to get power arise.
Directed by: Salvador Tinajero Ponce
Paula is a woman who recently discovered she has epilepsy. Immersed in a hostile social environment, she wanders through the streets of the city in search of hope.
Friday, September 20, 2013
7:00 - 9:00pm
209 East 23rd Street, Room 311
209 East 23rd Street