LOS CABOS GOES TO CANNES 2018
For the third year in a row, Los Cabos International Film Festival has selected a set of bold Mexican films in their Work-in-Progress stage to be screened at Los Cabos Goes to Cannes platform.
This time, the amount of projects selected has increased, along with their diversity. The 2018 Program is formed by six films that represent the Mexican film panorama in different genres such as animation, fiction and documentary.
Through this showcase, Los Cabos International Film Festival aims to boost the national talent and strengthen strategic collaboration with its film industry partners; while offering the solid opportunity to the six films involved to network and build up links with potential partners, such as producers, sales agents, film funds and festival programmers.
LOS CABOS GOES TO CANNES SCREENING
PALAIS DES FESTIVALS
May 13th – 14:00 hrs.
Director Kyzza Terrazas | Producers Rafael Ley, María José Córdova, Gerardo Gatica, Stacy Perskie, Rodrigo S. González, Johanna Enäsuo | Production Company Woo Films, MRP Matila Rohr Productions, Fidecine y Eficine Producción
Miguel “Bayoneta” Galíndez, a retired Mexican boxer living in Finland, will have to prove himself as a fighter in order to come to terms with his past.
FINDING THE WEREWOLF (Documentary)
Directores Betzabé García | Productores Betzabé García, Indira Cato | Coproductores Mauro Mueller, Joceline Hernández Compañía Productora Venado Films, FOPROCINE, Phototaxia, Fidelio
Larry, a rare werewolf-like man who has never felt the need to hide and has fought to empower those who feel different, now has to stay clear of ICE raids as an undocumented immigrant in Trump’s era.
#MICKEY (Hybrid Documentary)
Director Betzabé García | Producers Betzabé García, Indira Cato, Mauro Mueller, Joceline Hernández Producer Company Venado Films, Foprocine, Phototaxia, Fidelio
Born in a land of drug cartels and carnival queens, Mickey found in social media a platform where he can explore his sexual identity and deal with the deep homophobia of his environment.
Director J.M. Cravioto | Producers J.M. Cravioto, Mariana Franco Cámara | Producer Company Pirexia Films
Raquel, Rodolfo and Hernán are members of a brigade at the National Autonomous University during the 1968 student movement in Mexico. Through their photographs, films and writings, we will know a more intimate and humane side of these students who organized, protested and never forgot.
A COSTUME FOR NICOLAS (Animation)
Director Eduardo Rivero | Producers Miguel Ángel Uriegas, Jaime Romandía | Producer Company Fotosíntesis Media, Eficine Producción
Nicolas is a 10-year-old boy with Down Syndrome. e will use his collection of magical costumes in an adventure to save his cousin David from his own nightmares and from a fantastic kingdom submerged in chaos.
I’M NO LONGER HERE (Fiction)
Director Fernando Frías de La Parra | Producers Gerardo Gatica, Alberto Müffelmann, Gerry Kim, Fernando Frías | Producer Company Panorama Global, Eficine Producción
Ulises, a 17-year-old Mexican boy, is forced to migrate to the U.S. after a misunderstanding with a local cartel. He will leave behind what defines him: his gang and the cumbia parties that he loves.