Posts tagged ‘Beto Gómez’
Esteemed Mexican film critic Carlos Bonfil makes an interesting point in a recent article for La Jornada, independent Mexican films which garner critical acclaim in the international film circuit and are therefore perceived as the state of Mexican films, are rarely if ever seen by the general public in its own country. Without attempting to deconstruct the business that enables this paradox, its safe to say that the support Mexican films receive from abroad goes a long way in helping these independent voices continue to be heard. Notice I did not mention the word “made”, and that’s because Mexican film schools and government grants do fund many of these, it’s the lack of distribution support that is broke.
Here are but just a few upcoming directing debuts and brand-spanking new Mexican films to be on the lookout for in 2011. Some may have already made their debut in 2010 and will hopefully continue to find audiences in the new year, while others are yet to make their mark and introduce new (more…)