Mexican Film Fest 2018

Mexican Film Fest 2018

The Mexican Film Festival 2018 is jointly presented by the Embassy of Mexico in Singapore, The Projector and NUS Office of Alumni Relations. Come take a peek as we traverse across the various shades of one of the most culturally colourful nations in the world through film.

7 to 10 June 2018 at The Projector & 11 to 13 June 2018 at NUS Shaw Foundation Alumni House


YOU’RE KILLING ME SUSANA - ME ESTÁS MATANDO, SUSANA

You're killing me Susana takes us on Eligio’s quest to find and recover his wife, Susana, who without a word, left Mexico City behind for a writer’s conference held in the chilly U.S. heartland.
Director Roberto Sneider will be present for a post-show Q&A.

Thursday 7 June 2018 - 7.15pm - The Projector
Director: Roberto Sneider
In Spanish with English subtitles
Duration: 100 minutes

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BETWEEN US - AQUÍ ENTRE NOS

Rodolfo Guerra is tired of his wife’s tyranny. He wakes up one morning and decides he will not go to work- and suddenly realises that he is a perfect stranger in his own home and 3 daughters. Risking his career, Rodolfo decides to piece together the many unknown hidden truths of his life.
There will be a pre-film panel discussion ‘Gender Equality in Latin American and Asian Film Industry’ moderated by Lance Alexander with special guests Roberto Sneider, Patricia Martinez de Velasco and other guests to be confirmed.
Director Patricia Martínez de Velasco will also be present for a post-show Q&A.

Friday, 8 June 2018 - 7.15pm - The Projector
Director Patricia Martínez de Velasco
In Spanish with English subtitle
Duration: 100 minutes
Standard tickets: $ 13.50

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NO DRESS CODE REQUIRED - ETIQUETA NO RIGUROSA

Bórquez’s memorable documentary follows a same-sex couple, Víctor and Fernando, as they fight for the right to be married in their home town of Mexicali, Baja California. A rallying cry for equality and a testament to the power of ordinary people to become agents of change.

Saturday 9 June - 2pm - The Projector
Director: Cristina Herrera Bórquez
In Spanish with English subtitles
Duration: 92 minutes
Standard tickets: $ 13.50

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BEAUTIES OF THE NIGHT - BELLAS DE NOCHE

A remarkable documentary chronicling the glamorous past and difficult present of five of the most famous Mexican burlesque stars of the 70’s and 80’s; who now have to go through the night looking for other possibilities of beauty while discovering the passing of time, lost youth, and the chance for true happiness.

Saturday 9 June - 4:30pm - The Projector
Advisory: Nudity and sexual scene
Director: María José Cuevas
In Spanish with English subtitles
Duration: 92 Minutes
Standard tickets: $ 13.50

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APRIL’S DAUGHTER - LAS HIJAS DE ABRIL

17 year-old Valeria is pregnant by her teenage boyfriend but she hasn’t informed her absent mother, April. When her sister Clara goes behind her back and calls April, their mother arrives full of concern, support and tenderness. But once the baby is born, it soon becomes clear why Valeria wanted to keep April as far away as possible.

Saturday 9 June - 8pm - The Projector
Advisory: Some sexual scenes and nudity
Director: Michel Franco
In Spanish with English subtitles
Duration: 103 minutes
Standard tickets: $ 13.50

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Abel

A tender yet affecting comedy, Diego Luna’s directorial debut is the tale of a psychologically troubled nine-year-old boy who imagines he is the head of his fractured family.

Sunday 10 June - 2pm - The Projector
Advisory: Some Coarse Language
Director: Diego Luna
In Spanish with English subtitles
Duration: 82 minutes
Standard tickets: $ 13.50

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HILDA

An excellent black comedy that makes an incisive critique of the upper classes in Mexico, HILDA sees an effervescent Mrs. Lemarchand become obsessed and irreversibly triggered by the arrival of a new maid.

Sunday 10 June - 4:30pm - The Projector
Advisory: Some Coarse Language
Director: Andrés Clariond
In Spanish with English subtitles
Duration: 90 minutes
Standard tickets: $ 13:50

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THE KIDS ARE BACK - CUANDO LOS HIJOS REGRESAN

Manuel and Adelina are happy with their new life after retirement - however, this recent calm will be interrupted when each one of their three children decides to move back to the family house, one after the other. Manuel and Adelina, suffocated by the situation, will make a plan to sabotage them and recover peace in their home.

Monday 11 June - 7.30pm - NUS Shaw Foundation Alumni House
Director: Hugo Lara Chavez
In Spanish with English subtitles
Duration: 100 minutes
Standard tickets: Free

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FINDERS, KEEPERS - EL QUE BUSCA, ENCUENTRA

Esperanza and Marcos are two persons who believe in destiny and true love. Their paths, once separated, become one through the power of coincidences.

Tuesday 12 June - 7.30pm - NUS Shaw Foundation Alumni House
Director: Pedro Pablo Ybarra
Duration: 92 minutes
In Spanish with English subtitles
Standard tickets: Free

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VERONICA - VERÓNICA

In Spanish with English subtitles
A female psychologist who has stopped practicing medicine, decides to take the case of Veronica de la Serna, a young woman whose previous therapist has mysteriously disappeared.

Wednesday 13 June 2018 - 7.30pm - NUS Shaw Foundation Alumni House
Directors: Carlos Algara Hernandez & Alejandro Martinez-Beltran
Duration: 81 minutes
In Spanish with English subtitles
Standard tickets: Free

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Location Map

7 to 10 June- The Projector

The Projector, Singapore

YOU’RE KILLING ME SUSANA - Thursday 7 June 2018 - 7.15pm
BETWEEN US - Friday, 8 June 2018 - 7.15pm
NO DRESS CODE REQUIRED - Saturday 9 June - 2pm
BEAUTIES OF THE NIGHT - Saturday 9 June - 4:30pm
APRIL’S DAUGHTER - Saturday 9 June - 8pm
ABEL - Sunday 10 June - 2pm
HILDA - Sunday 10 June - 4:30pm

11 to 13 June: NUS Shaw Foundation Alumni House

NUS Shaw Foundation Alumni House

THE KIDS ARE BACK - Monday 11 June - 7.30pm
FINDERS, KEEPERS - Tuesday 12 June - 7.30pm
VERONICA - Wednesday 13 June 2018 - 7.30pm

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