Mexican thesp Demian Bichir, Oscar-nommed for his lauded perf in 2011 drama "A Better Life," is staging the world premiere of his directorial debut “Un Cuento de Circo & A Love Song” (aka "Refugio")…
Morelia Film Festival
Following an already long tradition aimed at strengthening the promotion of young Mexican filmmakers, the Morelia Intl. Film Festival screens Thursday, May 19 a selection of short films from its 13th…
MADRID – Sundance Institute's Joseph Bayer and Marissa Laney and The Criterion Collection's Kim Hendrickson will talk at the 1st Locarno Industry Academy in Morelia, part of a now gathering export…
LOCARNO – In an early export move for Europe's biggest high-summer fest, Switzerland's Locarno Festival is teaming with Mexico's Morelia Festival to launch the Locarno Industry Academy in Morelia…
What makes "Happy Times" stand out, and lends it considerable charm, is that it also acknowledges how contradictory human beings and their relationships can be.
When the Morelia Intl. Film Festival, Mexico's premiere showcase for local talent, kicks off Oct. 18 with Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's "Birdman," it will be the second time in two years the fest…
This tale of an overweight couple who relocate from the suburbs to Mexico City is as soft, sweet and insubstantial as a marshmallow.
MORELIA, MEXICO – Jose Luis Valle's knockout debut "Workers" took top honors at Morelia Saturday, beating out a brutal competition that included entries like "La Jaula de Oro" (The Golden Cage) from…
This well-researched, smartly assembled documentary makes a persuasive case on behalf of responsible water management.
Samuel Kishi Leopo makes an appealing feature debut with this tender, pitch-perfect coming-of-ager.
A new rule allowing more experienced directors into competition has cinephiles buzzing ahead of the 11th Morelia Intl. Film Festival, running Oct. 18-27.