Indo Cine Appreciation Foundation, in association with the Embassy of Mexico in India, New Delhi is organizing MEXICAN FILM FESTIVAL at Alliance Française of Madras, 24, College Road, Subba Road Avenue, Nungambakkam, Chennai – 600034
Date: 3-5 July 2023
(Non-members of ICAF, please call on 9840151956/8939022618 for more details)
|MEXICAN FILM FESTIVAL 2023|
|3rd July 2023 (Monday)||The good herbs/Las buenas hierbas/2010/Dir.: María Novaro/120 min||6:00 pm||Alliance Française of Madras
No. 24, College Road, Nungambakkam, Chennai – 600034
|4th July 2023 (Tuesday)||Mariana, Mariana/Mariana, Mariana/1987/Dir.: Alberto Isaac/110 min||6.00 pm|
|Poison for the fairies/Veneno para las hadas/1983/Dir.: Carlos Enrique Taboada/100 min||7.50 pm|
|5th July 2023 (Wednesday)||Hell of all so feared/El infierno de todos tan temido/1979/Dir.: Sergio Olhovich/108 min||6.00 pm|
|The suffragettes/Las sufragistas/2012/Dir.: Ana Cruz/77 min||7.50 pm|
The good herbs/Las buenas hierbas/2010/Dir.: María Novaro/120 min/July 3
Dalia´s life changes when she has to face the Alzheimer´s disease of her mother, Lala, an ethno-botanist. This is a story of the chemistry of the brain, plants and of human emotions; of the invisible bonds that unite the living with their dead and with nature.
Wins: 8, Nominations: 3
Mariana, Mariana/Mariana, Mariana/1987/Dir.: Alberto Isaac/110 min/July 4
Carlos finds Rosales, a former schoolmate, at his father’s funeral and remembers his childhood, when he fell in love with Mariana -the mother of his friend Jimmy and lover of a politician-, to whom he went to declare his love by escaping from school, so his parents reprimanded him and changed schools.
Wins: 10, Nominations: 5
Poison for the fairies/Veneno para las hadas/1983/Dir.: Carlos Enrique Taboada/100 min/July 4
Fairy tale with a twist of terror, in which a girl listens to the cook of her house tell stories about witchcraft and then brags to a partner of being a witch herself.
Wins: 7, Nominations: 5
Hell of all so feared/El infierno de todos tan temido/1979/Dir.: Sergio Olhovich/108 min/July 5
The inner demons of an aspiring writer, whose dissatisfaction has pushed him to alcohol and drugs, drive him towards self-destruction with the alibi of confused political positions. He is interned in an insane asylum.
Wins: 2, Nominations: 4
The suffragettes/Las sufragistas/2012/Dir.: Ana Cruz/77 min/July 5
In 2008 Eufrosina Cruz Mendoza, native from the municipality of Santa Maria Quiegolani in the state of Oaxaca, demanded her right to vote and to be a candidate for Head of Municipality of her community, a right she was denied. Eufrosina´s battle brings to life the struggle of Mexican women for the right to vote throughout a century of history.