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FICM JOURNAL: October 28th

Carlos Cuarón’s Advice On The Creation Of Characters At The 18th FICM

Mexican filmmaker Carlos Cuarón presented the webinar “La vida de los personajes: de la palabra a la imagen”, moderated by the screenwriter and coordinator of the 2020 Forum on Indigenous Peoples, Marina Stavenhagen, in collaboration with the Sundance Co//ab platform by the Sundance Institute.



Press Conference for Amores perros Held at the 18th FICM

With anecdotes from the filming process and two decades after its release, the virtual press conference for Amores Perros, the inaugural film at the 18th edition of the Morelia International Film Festival (FICM), was held by the founder and director of the festival, Daniela Michel, and guest of honor and director, Alejandro González Iñárritu.

It is a restored version of the film “that changed the history of cinema in our country and is part of our collective memory; with an absolutely tremendous impact on world cinema,” said Daniela Michel. The festival’s director acknowledged the presence of the director,  calling him a “dear and always supportive friend, to whom we are deeply grateful.



FICM inaugurated its 18th edition with Amores Perros by Alejandro González Iñárritu

The Morelia International Film Festival (FICM) inaugurated its 18th edition with the special presentation of the restored and remastered version of Amores Perros, a debut by the extraordinary Mexican director Alejandro González Iñárritu, which celebrates the twentieth anniversary of its release in 2020.

The Opening Ceremony was attended by the award-winning director and the founder and director of FICM, Daniela Michel, as well as the president and vice president of the festival, Alejandro Ramírez and Cuauhtémoc Cárdenas Batel.

Also present were Silvano Aureoles Conejo, Governor of Michoacán; Roberto Monroy, Secretary of Tourism of Morelia; and Alfredo Loaeza, general director of the Centro de Capacitación Cinematográfica (CCC), representing Alejandra Frausto, Secretary of Culture of Mexico, and María Novaro, director of the Mexican Film Institute (IMCINE).