06 · 10 · 19

July Sight & Sound magazine will dedicate its Deep Focus section to the Golden Age of Mexican cinema

On the occasion of the presentation of the program Salon Mexico: The Golden Age of Mexican Cinema at the British Film Institute (BFI), Sight & Sound magazine will dedicate its Deep Focus section of July to the Golden Age of Mexican cinema, with a written article by Chloë Roddick, programmer of the Morelia International Film Festival (FICM).

According to the magazine, “Deep Focus season dives into the golden age of Mexican cinema, an era in which Mexico became a powerhouse of film production, and where the cinema reflected the fears and aspirations of a country in flux”. The article written by Chloë Roddick, goes through the history and films of this period from the 1930’s to the early 1960’s.

Like the article, the film program that will be screened at the BFI will take a tour through these three decades in which Mexican cinema became the “the epicentre of cinematic production in Latin America”, with films such as Victims of Sin(1951), Salon Mexico (1949), Maclovia (1948) and Enamorada (1946), by Emilio FernándezMacario (1960), In the Palm of Your Hand (1951) and La otra (1946), by Roberto GavaldónAnother Dawn (1943) and Twilight (1945), by Julio BrachoThe Woman of the Port (1934), by Arcady Boytler and Raphael J. SevillaTho Monks(1934), by Juan Bustillo Oro, and Aventurera (1950), by Alberto Gout.