May 5/19 - 5/20
Friday. May 19
7 p.m. THE CHOSEN ONES
Q&A with producer Pablo Cruz after the film
Young Ulises falls in love with teen Sofia, even as he is forced to lure her into his family's prostitution ring. Now he will do anything to save her.
Saturday, May 20
5:00 p.m. SHORTS PROGRAM
Seven shorts from various filmmakers that feature stories about the Mexican experience.
7 p.m. THE YEARS OF FIERRO (Los años de Fierro)
This documentary tells the story of César, the oldest Mexican prisoner on death row in the United States. César has waited for his execution date for more than 30 years, always insisting that he is innocent. Los años de Fierro is a reflection on justice, imprisonment, punishment, guilt and brotherly love, through the eyes of César and his brother, Sergio.
9 p.m. CLOUD FOREST
The people of a small community in Veracruz are the guardians of one of the ecosystems facing the most risk in the country: the cloud forest. They are trying to redesign their own culture: needs, food, education and relationship with other people and with nature, searching for a simpler and sustainable life.