Introduction

Since its beginnings, the Morelia International Film Festival has hosted distinguished guests from the film world, among them: Olivier Assayas, Alfonso Cuarón, Stephen Frears, Gael García Bernal, Terry Gilliam, Michel Gondry, Werner Herzog, Abbas Kiarostami, Diego Luna, Carlos Reygadas, Volker Schlöndorff, Steven Soderbergh, Quentin Tarantino, Béla Tarr, Gus Van Sant, Juliette Binoche, Isabelle Huppert. The 14th edition of the Morelia International Film Festival will bring together important figures from the international film scene, who will participate in public conferences, masterclasses, workshops and professional encounters, all of which will be announced in the coming months.

Conferences and special presentations at the 15th FICM

Saturday October 21

16:15 – Special Sundance Presentation + Screening of I Dream in Another Language, Ernesto Contreras. | Cinépolis Centro, Hall 2

18:30 – Conversation on Hollywood and Mexico: A Long History + Screening of The Heiress, William Wyler. | Cinépolis Centro, Hall 5

20:00 – Strike, Sergei Eisenstein. With live music by Pierre Jodlowsk. | Centro Mexicano para la Música y las Artes Sonoras (CMMAS)

Sunday October 22

15:00 – Presentation of the Photographic Exhibition: La nube y el surco. The Cinema of Emilio “el Indio” Fernández, in collaboration with Fundación Televisa. | Andador Hidalgo, next to Plaza Benito Juárez

18:00 – The Art of Preservation: A Conversation with Academy preservationist Michael Pogorzelski, Alejandro Pelayo, Director of the Cineteca Nacional and Guadalupe Ferrer, Director of the Filmoteca of the UNAM; + Screening of The Ballad of Gregory Cortez, Robert
M. Young. | Cinépolis Centro, Hall 5

Monday October 23

12:30 – Cinematográfica Marte-Historia de una empresa fílmica sui géneris, Rosario Vidal Bonifaz + Screening of The Outsiders, Juan Ibáñez. | Cinépolis Centro, Hall 5

Tuesday October 24

12:30 – Cine, política y censura en la era del Milagro Mexicano, Eduardo de la Vega Alfaro + Screening of El brazo fuerte, Giovanni Korporaal. | Cinépolis Centro, Hall 5

17:30 – Transmedia Project deriva.mx | Rubén Romero Theater

Friday october 27

12:00 – Master Class Guillermo del Toro | Ocampo Theater

Previous Editions

Masterclasses

Tim Roth

Peter Greenaway

Isabelle Huppert

Juliette Binoche

Alejandro Jodorowsky

Willem Dafoe

Talks

Béla Tarr and Carlos Reygadas

Frears, Schroeder, Cantet and Westmoreland

Olivier Assayas and Édouard Waintrop

Edgar Ramírez and Jonathan Jakubowicz

Berlinale Spotlight

Coloquio Cine y Cultura Visual en México

Encuentro de Realizadores Mexicanos