7.10., 13.10., 14.10., 17.10. and 20.10. 2015
Mexico is not just tequila, sombreros’ and burritos, but also perfect short films. We served you up a margarita made up of dramas, comedies, added a bit animation and the cherry on top in form of a horror. So come by, Caramba!
Director: Giovanna Rodríguez Zacarías | Producer: Hugo Espinosa |
Star: Columba Domínguez, Gerardo Taracena, Angeles Cruz |
Year: 2014 | Length: 10 min | Live Action |
Ramona, an 80 year old peasant, announces that she is going to die. Her son Carmelo asks her for more time to get together the money for the coffin. The news travels around the town. A lot of people come to say goodbye to her and, in passing, give her messages for their deceased.
Monster / Monstruo (Mexico)
Director: Luis Mariano García | Producer: Claudia Valdez |
Star: Tessa Ia, Carlos Suárez, Carlos Álvarez |
Year: 2013 | Length: 10 min | Animation |
Sara helps her little brother Tomas to overcome his fear of the monster under the bed, but it is harder to protect him from his violent and authoritarian father.
Pork Chops / Carnitas (Mexico)
Director: Barbara Balsategui |
Star: Guillermo Esquivias, Luz Delia Rodríguez, So-Jung Kim |
Year: 2014 | Length: 15 min | Live Action |
With their last savings, the family of Valentina, a ten year old girl, can only buy a minute pig made in China. With the firm intention of fattening it up for Christmas, only a miracle can save the pig from its doom: a lot of imagination and strong ties of friendship.
Pink kites / Papalotes rosas (Mexico)
Director: Rebeca Bonola | Producer: Claudia Valdez |
Star: José Aguilar, Ana Sofía Durán, Marco Jardines |
Year: 2013 | Length: 13 min | Live Action |
Two small girls in a pink world see a little more of their reality; while their father fgure falls apart.
Rain in the eyes / Lluvia en los ojos (Mexico)
Director: Rita Basulto |
Year: 2012 | Length: 9 min | Animation |
Sofía, a little girl of seven, remembers the day she fractured her arm while being chased through the forest; a story full of fantasy that hides a heart rending moment in Sofía's life.
The Contreras Family / Los contreras family (Mexico)
Director: Alejandro Becerril Elías | Producer: Erika Ávila |
Star: Erando González, Ana Karina Guevara, Concepción Márquez |
Year: 2014 | Length: 12 min | Live Action |
The story of a dysfunctional family in which each member is engaged in an unlawful activity with the particularity that no one knows anything about the other. One day, they witness the police operation that develops outside the building where they live. Believing that go by them, are dedicated to hide incriminating items. Pending arrest, witness an unexpected event that will return them peace.
Family in the park / Un día en familia (Mexico)
Director: Pedro González |
Year: 2013 | Length: 7 min | Animation |
It is a Sunday family outing in Chapultepec Park. El Negro is not cheered up by a boat ride or a visit to the zoo. His apathy changes when a question leads us to discover that happiness exists in the park, but it has a price.
The Last Supper / La última cena (Mexico)
Director: Vanessa Quintanilla Cobo | Producer: César Moheno Plá |
Star: Rouzanna Lissovskaya |
Year: 2014 | Length: 10 min | Animation |
A note stuck on the refrigerator and some out of place silver foil unleash a transformation in Diana that turns around her tedious daily routine.
Pickman's model / El modelo de Pickman (Mexico)
Director: Pablo Ángeles Zuman | Producer: Pablo Ángeles Zuman |
Year: 2015 | Length: 10 min | Animation |
In his quest to obtain a picture by his favorite macabre art painter, Richard Pickman, collector Thurber Phillips discovers the secret behind the artists work.
Total length of the screening 96 min. In Spanish language with Czech and English subtitles.