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FICM Journal: October 21th

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

Gatopardo and the FICM presented the documentary film talk at the 17th FICM

In collaboration with Gatopardo, the 17th Morelia International Film Festival (FICM) organized a documentary film talk moderated by Guillermo Sánchez Cervantes, editorial coordinator of the magazine, in the presence of directors of documentary feature films that are part of the Official Selection.

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The Dove and the Wolf, by Carlos Lenin, a love story that grows among violence

Carlos Lenin

Armando Hernández, Paloma Petra, Carlos Lenin

The Dove and the Wolf (2019), by Carlos Lenin, was presented at the 17th Morelia International Film Festival as part of the Mexican Feature Films Section, with the presence of producer Miguel Ángel Sánchez, actors Armando Hernández, Mónica del Carmen and Paloma Petra.

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Goethe Institute Program at the 17th FICM

Jenny Mügel

Jenny Mügel

As part of the Goethe Institute Program, which every year allows the screening of important German films, the head of Cultural Coordination of the Institute, Jenny Mügel, presented the screening of the film Gundermann by Andreas Dresen.

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Cine político en México (1968-2017), a book to understand the filmic movement

Jesse Lerner

Jesse Lerner

Cinema is not just art; the very meaning of its name implies movement, same as politics, which refers to the organization of human societies; from this idea emerged the axis of the book Cine político en México (1968-2017), consisting of essays and research by different authors, edited by Adriana Estrada Álvarez, Nicolas Défossé and Diego Zavala Scherer.

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I’m Not Longer Here, a story about migration, an identity that sounds like slower cumbias

Juan Daniel García, Fernando Frías de la Parra, Alberto Muffelmann

Juan Daniel García, Fernando Frías de la Parra, Alberto Muffelmann

I’m Not Longer Here (2019), by Fernando Frías de la Parra, was presented at the 17th edition of the Morelia International Film Festival as part of the Mexican Feature Films Section, with the presence of producers Alberto Muffelmann, Gerry Kim and actor Juan Daniel García.

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Time travel through music: Presentation of a restored and musicalized version of El automóvil gris

Founder an general director of the Morelia International Film Festival (FICM), Daniela Michel, in the company of Oriana Sánchez and Itzel Razo, coordinators of the Cineteca Nacional circuit, as well as Enrique Rosas, great-grandson of the filmmaker with the same name, and pianist José María Serralde, presented the screening of the restored version of the film El automóvil gris with live music.

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Special screening of Mr. And Mrs. Bridge, by James Ivory, at the 17th FICM

James Ivory

James Ivory

James Ivory, special guest at the 17th Morelia International Film Festival (FICM), attended a screening of his film Mr. and Mrs. Bridge (1990), where the audience could interact with him at the end of the showing.

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Oskar Alegria presents a special screening of Zumiriki at the FICM

Oskar Alegria

Oskar Alegria

Spanish director Oskar Alegria presented the special screening of Zumiriki in the context of the 17th Morelia International Film Festival (FICM). In 2012, Alegria participated in the Festival with his directorial debut La casa Emak Bakia.

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Cine PREMIERE Podcast at the 17th FICM

This afternoon, the magazine Cine PREMIERE carried out the 200 edition of their podcast at the José Rubén Romero Theater, in the context of the 17th edition of the Morelia International Film Festival (FICM).

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Arturo Ripstein presented El diablo entre las piernas and unveiled the armchair with his name at the 17th FICM

Arturo Ripstein

Arturo Ripstein

As part of the recognitions and national premieres that take place during the 17th Morelia International Film Festival (FICM), the emblematic Mexican filmmaker and special guest Arturo Ripstein unveiled the armchair with his name and presented his most recent film, El Diablo entre las piernas, in the company of Daniela Michel, general director and founder of the Festival; Cuauhtémoc Cárdenas, vice president; Paz Alicia Garciadiego, Sylvia Pasquel and Mónica Lozano, among others.

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Cindy la regia, by Catalina Aguilar Mastretta, premiered at the 17th FICM

As part of the national premieres of the 17th Morelia International Film Festival (FICM) there was a special screening of the film Cindy la regia, presented by director Catalina Aguilar Mastretta, in the company of Daniela Michel, founder and general director of the Festival; the cast and team production of the film were also present.

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