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Actor Gael Garcia Bernal will also attend opening night ceremony.
The Morelia International Film Festival is celebrating its 10th anniversary next week with an opening-night screening of Pablo Larrain‘s critically-acclaimed drama No.
Festival organizers announced on Thursday that Chilean director Larrain will attend the festival, as will lead actor Gael Garcia Bernal.
A fact-based drama about a man who helped topple the Pinochet regime in Chile, No won the Art and Essai Cinema Prize (CICAE) at Cannes earlier this year. Closing this year’s edition of Morelia, one of Mexico’s top film events, is the Wes Anderson comedy Moonrise Kingdom. (more…)
Arriving two weeks before Mexico’s Day of the Dead, the Morelia International Film Festival (October 16 to 24, 2010) is well positioned to take the pulse of the Mexican film industry. Perhaps more than any time in its eight-year history, FICM 2010 offers proof that the domestic cinema is alive and well, even resurrecting its Golden Age of Cinema. This year the country produced 80 films.
Morelia, the state capital of Michoacán, isn’t Mexico’s only forum showcasing home grown product. The more senior Guadalajara Film Festival had its beginnings as a national film expo, and the two fests still compete for glory. (Guanajuato, Chihuahua and soon Mérida also occupy the country’s growing roster of festival towns.) (more…)
This year’s RiverRun International Film Festival – which starts Tomorrow in Winston-Salem — will live up to the “international” part of its title by putting a spotlight on Mexican movies.
Andrew Rodgers, the festival’s director, said that for the 2010 festival, organizers wanted to include a “curated sidebar,” with experts introducing each of the films and discussing their importance. (more…)