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The Best of the 15th FICM in Mexico City

In a press conference, Daniela Michel, director of the Morelia International Film Festival (FICM); Alejandro Pelayo, director of the Cineteca National; Guadalupe Ferrer, director of UNAM’s Film Library; Ramón Ramírez, Cinepolis’ Director of Institutional Relations and Maricarmen Figueroa, Cinepolis’ marketing manager, announced the programming of The Best of the 15th FICM in Mexico City, from November 3 to 12, 2017.

“It’s a unique opportunity to appreciate the best films that were presented at the festival,” said Daniela Michel before announcing the titles.

Alejandro Pelayo, Guadalupe Ferrer, Daniela Michel, Ramón Ramírez, Maricarmen Figueroa.

In addition the Best of the 15th FICM in Mexico City will have a careful selection of the festival’s programming, including the following international titles: Professor Marston and the Wonder Women (2017) by Angela Robinson; Call Me by Your Name (2017), by Luca Guadagnino; Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House (2017), by Peter Landesman; Suburbicon (2017), directed by George Clooney; Todd Haynes’s Wonderstruck; An Inconvenient Sequel, a documentary starring the ex-vice-president of the United States (and special guest of the 15th FICM) Al Gore; Breathe (2017), the debut feature by actor Andy Serkis; Loveless (2017) by Andrey Zvyagintsev; The Killing of a Sacred Deer by Yorgos Lanthimos; Jeannette: The Childhood of Joan of Arc (2017), by Bruno Dumont; Rodin (2017), by Jacques Doillon; and Human Flow, directed by the contemporary artist Ai Weiwei.

The venues and dates of The Best of the 15th FICM in Mexico City are as follows: from the 3rd to the 9th of November, there will be 168 screenings at Cinépolis Diana, Perisur, VIP Miyana, Plaza Carso and Universidad; on November 4 and 5 there will be five screenings at the Cineteca Nacional, with talent present; on November 4 and 5 there will be six screening at Cinematógrafo del Chopo, which will also showcase winning short films from several editions of the festival; on November 10, 11 and 12 there will be nine functions at UNAM’s Film Library; on November 10, there will be an outdoor screening in Pushkin Park, in Colonia Roma Norte, and on November 11, there will be an outdoor screening at the Jardín Centenario in Coyoacán.

The audience will also be able to see some short films selected by FICM from the comfort of their home at www.seleccionenlineaficm.com, as the Online Mexican Short Film Selection will remain open to the public until the closure of the extension in Mexico City, on the12th November.

The programming of The Best of the 15th FICM in Mexico City will be available at www.moreliafilmfest.com and on the Cinépolis website for the screenings in these venues.