The Crofoot and Mexico Consulado En Detroit present

Mexican Contemporary Film Festival In Detroit

Sunday, October 20, 2019 @ 1:30pm Pontiac, MI @ The Crofoot Ballroom
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The Consulado de Mexico en Detroit announce the first contemporary Mexican film festival in Detroit at The Crofoot Ballroom, showcasing films produced by contemporary Mexican filmmakers. It is a free event aimed at the entire community.

Film Screenings:

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 20

2:00PM
La Carga (2016)
In tate sixteenth century a Tameme Indian man and a noble Spanish woman flee through the forests of the New World in search of freedom. Their frantic journey softens the tension between them and dissolves their longstanding differences and creates intimate bonds that threaten their very survival.

4:30PM
La Negrada (Black Mexicans) (2018)
"La Negrada" is the first mexican feature film about the Afro-mexican community, filmed entirely with people from different towns around the Costa Chica in Oaxaca.

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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 23

6:30PM
Me llaman King Tiger (2017)
June 1967: the Tierra Amarilla, New Mexico, court was assaulted by armed men under the command of Chicano leader Reies López Tijerina. The result of such bold action was the greatest human hunt in the recent history of the United States.

8:30PM
Sacúdete Las Penas (2018)
González, a prisoner with a long sentence, tells the story of Pepe Frituras, the most famous dancer in Mexico City who, on a night of revelry, would lose his freedom, ending at the Lecumberri Palace, the most dangerous prison in the country.

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