The filmmaker J. M. Cravioto presented his film Olimpia (2018) to the press during the last day of activities of the 16th Morelia International Film Festival (FICM).
The film was conceived at the beginning of 2017 and students of the Faculty of Arts and Design of the UNAM were in charge of the post-production "frame by frame" during eight months of work, "which was what it took these dozens of young artists because we wanted it to be a collective experience, an offering to the people who went out to take pictures on the streets 50 years ago."
Nicolasa Ortiz Monasterio said that her role, beyond what the student movement of 1968 means socially and politically, "I wanted to know what the kids that age were like, what the holidays were like, I wanted to know what life was like in general 50 years ago."
Daniel Mandoki said that this film is unlike others about 1968 "that talk about politics and historical facts, I think this film has four very human characters who risk their lives to read poems and snap photos."
Olimpia will have its screening for the audience this Friday at 4:00 pm in room 4 of Cinépolis Centro, after the red carpet.
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