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Festival de Cine Mexicano

The Mexican film industry is experiencing a period of flowering artistic growth and has clearly established itself as the cinematic leader of the Spanish-speaking world. Festival de Cine Mexicano explores the diverse themes in some of the most recent and influential films of Mexico.


Sponsored By: Consulate General of Mexico in Denver , Mexican Cultural Center Denver , Wells Fargo

  • El Sicario, Room 164

    El Sicario, Room 164

    USA , 2010 , 80 min. In Gianfranco Rosi's chilling documentary, a nameless former Mexican hitman (or sicario) sits, black-hooded and cold-blooded, in a Juárez hotel room, describing his 20-year career as an executioner and torturer for notorious drug cartels—and revealing the vast corruption in Mexican politics... more
  • Mud Flower

    Mud Flower

    Mexico , 2011 , 100 min. In this tough-as-nails drama from Mexico, Augusto leaves his wife and throws himself headlong into the underbelly of Tampico on a crazed search for pretty young orphan Marlene—who has, not entirely unwillingly, entered into prostitution.... more
  • Years Later

    Years Later

    Mexico , 2011 , 95 min. At age 35, Andrés discovers that the grandfather he thought had died before his birth is alive and well in a remote Galician village. Impulsively he walks out on his job and fiancée in Mexico City and flies to Spain to trace his past.... more
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