Filméxico 2019

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May 5/17 - 5/18
All films are in multiple languages with English subtitles 
Please Note: All films will be preceded by four short films directed by Gabriela Badilla 
Friday May 17
5 pm Maiz en tiempos de Guerra (Maiz In Times of War)
An indigenous Wixárika family in northern Jalisco, an Ayuuk family in Oaxaca, and two Tzeltal families in the jungles of Chiapas discuss their farms, roads and homes.
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7 pm La voz del Silencio (The Voice of Silence)
Documentary about the struggle for society's survival in Mexico City and Oaxaca after two earthquakes struck the country in 2017, and how these events exposed corruption, crime, injustice and hope for social redemption.
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9 pm La Camarista (The Chambermaid)
Eve, a young chambermaid at a luxurious Mexico City hotel, confronts the monotony of long workdays with quiet examinations of forgotten belongings and budding friendships that nourish her newfound and determined dream for a better life.
Saturday May 18
Esmereldas Twilight
7 pm Cría Puercos (Esmeralda's Twilight)
Followed by a conversation with director Ehecatl García and lead actress Concepción Márquez

With the death of her husband and the absence of her son, Esmeralda has lost her interest in life until she regains hope when a piglet comes into her life.