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Paul Weitz presented Santa, by Antonio Moreno, at the 16th FICM

Learn about the activities of the second day of the Morelia International Film Festival (FICM):

Alonso Ruizpalacios presented Museo at the 16° FICM

Red Carpet for Museo

The Mexican filmmaker Alonso Ruizpalacios held a press conference where he presented his most recent film, Museo, which is part of the Mexican Feature Film Section at the 16th edition of the Morelia International Film Festival (FICM). Present during the event were the producers of the film Gerardo Gatica, Alberto Müffelmann and Ramiro Ruiz, Manuel Alcalá, screenwriter, as well as the actors Gael García Bernal, Leonardo Ortizgris and Ilse Salas.

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Peter Golub and Leo Heiblum hold the master class “Music for Cinema” at the 16th FICM

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Peter Golub and Leo Heiblum.

As part of the activities of the Morelia / Sundance Story Lab, during the sixteenth edition of the Morelia International Film Festival (FICM, the master class “Music for cinema” was held by the score composer Peter Golub and the composer and producer Leo Heiblum, in the Aula Mater of the Colegio de San Nicolás de Hidalgo.

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Fireflies, by Bani Khoshnoudi, was presented at the 16th FICM

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Bani Khoshnoudi

The Iranian filmmaker Bani Khoshnoudi presented her film Fireflies (2018) during the 16th Morelia International Film Festival (FICM). Elsa Reyes, producer, and actors Arash Marandi and Luis Alberti.

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Amy Redford presentó The Old Man & the Gun, de David Lowery, en el 16° FICM

Amy Redford presentó The Old Man and the Gun, de David Lowery, en el 16° FICM

Daniela Michel, Amy Redford and Alejandro Ramírez.

Daniela Michel, founder and general director of the Morelia International Film Festival (FICM), and Alejandro Ramírez, president of the festival, welcomed the actress and member of the Sundance Council, Amy Redford, who presented the Latin American premiere of the film The Old Man & the Gun (2018, dir. David Lowery), in a special screening, starring her father, the actor Robert Redford.

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Xavi Sala presented Xquipi’ Guie’dani at the 16th FICM

Xavi Sala

Xavi Sala

Director Xavi Sala, presented his first feature film, Xquipi’ Guie’dani, at a press conference. The movie is part of the Mexican Feature Film Section of the 16th edition of the Morelia International Film Festival (FICM). He was accompanied by actresses Sótera Cruz, Valentina Buzurro and Érika López.

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Michael Elías presented the Curaçao International Film Festival Rotterdam Program

Michael Elias.

At the start of the second day of activities of the 16th edition of the Morelia International Film Festival (FICM), Michael Elías, founder of the Curaçao International Film Festival Rotterdam (CIFFR), presented the feature and short film winners in its last edition during a special double screening: Black Mother (2018, dir. Khalik Allah), winner of the Yellow Robin Award, and the short film Short Drop (2017, dir. Maya Cozier).

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Special screening of The Doll by Ernst Lubitsch at the 16th FICM

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In the 16th edition of the Morelia International Film Festival (FICM), Daniela Michel, founder and general director of the festival, presented a special screening of the film The Doll, by Ernst Lubitsch.

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LAlex Phillips’ exhibition, Builder of Atmospheres was inaugurated in Plaza Benito Juárez

As part of the 16th edition of the Morelia International Film Festival (FICM), Daniela Michel, founder and general director of the festival, and Héctor Orozco, curator for Fundación Televisa, presented the photographic exhibition: Alex Phillips, Builder of Atmospheres, made up of images from the Televisa Foundation archive, in the Plaza Benito Juárez of the city of Morelia.

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The Cannes Film Festival Critics’ Week at the 16th FICM

Semana de la crítica

As part of the alliance that the Morelia International Film Festival (FICM) has had with the Cannes Film Festival Critics’ Week, since 2003, the 16th FICM presents a selection of films in competition in this section of the French festival. Thanks to this association, Cannes receives, in turn, some films that were part of the Official Selection of FICM.

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Cecilia Suárez received the Cuervo Award during the 16th FICM

The actress Cecilia Suárez recieved the Cuervo Traditional Award for Cinematographic Trajectory, at the José Rubén Romero Theater from the hands of Cuauhtémoc Cárdenas Batel, vice president of the Morelia International Film Festival (FICM), by Daniela Michel, founder and director of FICM, and Andrés Lebrija, Public Relations Manager at Casa Cuervo.

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Lynne Ramsay Unveiled Her Honorary Armchair at the 16th FICM

Lynne Ramsay and Daniela Michel

Before the presentation of her film Ratcatcher (1999), the Scottish director and screenwriter, Lynne Ramsay, unveiled an armchair in her honor in the company of Daniela Michel, founder and director of the Morelia International Film Festival (FICM).

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Jorge Sánchez, director of IMCINE, presented the special screening of Mecánica Nacional

Jorge Sánchez and Daniela Michel | PHOTO: IMCINE

As part of the 70’s Mexican Film, series, presented by the Cineteca Nacional in the 16th edition of the Morelia International Film Festival (FICM), the film Mecánica Nacional (1972, dir. Luis Alcoriza) was shown, with the presence of Jorge Sánchez, director of the Mexican Film Institute (IMCINE).

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Paul Weitz presented Santa, by Antonio Moreno, at the 16th FICM

Paul Weitz, Roberto Fiesco and Daniela Michel.

The American director Paul Weitz, together with the founder and general director of the Morelia International Film Festival (FICM), Daniela Michel, presented the screening of Santa (1932), by Antonio Moreno, as part of the activities of Programa Especial: Alex Philips.

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