Mexico in Thailand 45 Years

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Mexico in Thailand 45 Years

Online Film Festival

16 to 30 September

2020 marks the occasion for the 210th Anniversary of the Independence of Mexico on September 16th and the 45th Anniversary of the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between Mexico and Thailand, on August 28th.

Family Short Films – 16 to 30 September
  • Tintico´s Afternoons/Las tardes de Tintico (2012)
    Director: Alejandro García Caballero
    Duration: 11 min.
    • Synopsis: Under the beautiful Quebrada cliff in Acapulco, a group of mosquitoes addicted to tropical music try to bring happiness back into a rumba conductor´s life. Enjoy great music, talent and ¡sabor!
  • The Teacher and the Flower/El maestro y la flor (2014)
    • Director: Daniel Irabién
    • Duration: 9 min.
    • Synopsis: The teacher´s dull life keeps up thanks to the flower. But when love comes, he must decide whether to risk everything or to play safe.
  • The Trumpeteer/El trompetista (2014)
    • Director: Robin Morales
    • Duration: 10 min.
    • Synopsis: A trumpet player, trapped in the strictness of a war band, discovers his creative power and finds freedom through his own music.
  • Carnitas (Pork Chops)/Carnitas (2014)
    • Director: Bárbara Balsategui
    • Duration: 15 min.
    • Synopsis: The only relief to Valentina´s solitude is Carnitas, a pig whose destiny is to become her best friend and her family´s Christmas dinner.
    • No trailer     
  • Barnyard Aces/Los ases del corral (2015)
    • Director: Irving Seillan, Manuel Báez
    • Duration: 10 min.
    • Synopsis: Avelita, a mischievous chick, wants a jukebox. Her grandpa grants her with what she wants, without imagining what it will bring.
  • Waves From The Sky/Olas del cielo (2014)
    • Director: Gildardo Santoyo del Castillo
    • Duration: 08:37 min.
    • Synopsis: Peter the bird decides to fly away. On a beach he finds Francisca, a cheerful turtle that teaches him to connect through rhythm.
  • Elena and the Shadows/Elena y las sombras (2016)
    • Director: César Cepeda
    • Duration: 07 min.
    • Synopsis: In an old Mexican town, Felix causes a miracle and shows Elena other universes, proving her that there is much more to see and that he is much more than his visual impairment.
  • The Aeronauts/Los aeronautas (2016)
    • Director: León Fernández
    • Duration: 11 min.
    • Synopsis: Soo’goh, the weakest member of a tribe that survives in the middle of the desert, seeks to overcome every obstacle and to reach the green pastures of the paradise that they all yearn for.
  • Stardust/Polvo de estrellas (2017)
    • Director: Aldo Sotelo
    • Duration: 14 min.
    • Synopsis: Adan helps his father Hilario to collect garbage. An unexpected visit to the school will reconfigure Adan’s whole universe.
  •  Cerulia (2017)
    • Director: Sofía Carrillo
    • Duration: 13 min.
    • Synopsis: Cerulia comes back home to bid her final farewell, but her childhood memories and grandparents presence would not let her go
  •  Gina (2018)
    • Director: David Diomedes
    • Duration: 09 min.
    • Synopsis: Gina is a little girl who was born with a chicken suit. Her dream is dancing Son Jarocho, but her suit is an obstacle.

Fiction Films – Friday 18 to Sunday 20 September

  1. Mist/Bruma (2017)

Director: Max Zunino

Duration: 82 min.

Drama

Synopsis: Martina feels trapped in a box in Mexico City. She decides to go to Berlin in search for the past, and she finds her own identity.

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JOxkzC6BQpk

  • Sacúdete las Penas (2017)

Director: Andrés Ibáñez Días Infante

Duration: 85 min.

Drama

Synopsis: Pepe Frituras, a famous dancer who ended up in the most dangerous prison, tells how he won his freedom with creativity.

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5jstm_JeyW8

  • Esmeralda’s Twilight /Cría Puercos (2018)

Director: Ehécatl Garage

Duration: 90 min.

Drama

Synopsis: Esmeralda was widowed and has lost interest in life. Living in a small town away from his son, she regains hope when a baby pig comes into her life.

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VT2h81dNedg

Documentaries – Friday 25 to Sunday 27 September

  1. Disrupted/Quebranto (2013)

Director: Roberto Fiesco

Duration: 95 min.

Documentary

Synopsis: Fernando Garcia, a child actor from the 70s known as Pinolito, came out as a transgender and now calls herself Coral Bonelli. Coral and Dona Lilia, his mother actress, still perform in Garibaldi district.

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xHvh-E5XZJ0

  • Intimate Battles /Batallas Íntimas (2016)

Director: Lucía Gajá

Documentary

Synopsis: Five women, located in different countries, have faced, survived and overcome domestic violence. This time they speak about how their live their life with the impact of that past within them.

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=12ZMj2ii66Q

  • They Called Me King Tiger/Me Llamaban King Tiger (2017)

Director: Ángel Estrada

Duration: 90 min.

Documentary

Synopsis: The Malcolm X of the Chicano Civil Rights Movement, Reies López Tijerina “King Tiger”, became the legend who inspired Mexican-American college students of the 60s and 70s against police brutality, stressing ethnic pride and ethnic studies. Years after, he tells the story.

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LWSkOa1Ha18

  • To Die In The Desert/A Morir a los Desiertos (2017)

Director: Marta Ferrer

Duration: 90 min.

Documentary

Synopsis: A dazzling new documentary featuring heartbreaking musical performances that capture why the howl of a singing technique is so unique and important.  Northern Mexico is home to the last singers of Cardenche Song, a nostalgic melody of love, wailing and tragedy. 

Trailer: https://www.epfmedia.com/to-die-in-the-desert

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