Cine Mexico Now Shorts–FREE!
Midnight weekend screenings happen on Friday & Saturday nights (meaning arrive on Friday and/or Saturday night by 11:45pm for seating, the movie starts after midnight)!
Run Time: 65 min.
ELENA AND THE SHADOWS [Elena y las sombras]
DIR Cepeda Sánchez, César Gabriel | Mexico | 2016 | 7 min
In an old Mexican neighborhood, Elena is alone in her world. Felix miraculously comes into her life and shows her how to access other universes. He shares secret spaces with her that will make her recognize that her world can be deeper than previously thought, and also that there is much more to a blind child, like Felix, than just his visual impairment.
STARDUST [Polvo de estrellas]
DIR Aldo Sotelo Lázaro | Mexico | 2017 | 14 min
Adan lives day-to-day helping his father Hilario to collect garbage. An unexpected visit to the school will reconfigure Adan’s whole universe.
The Trumpet Player [El trompetista]
DIR Robin Morales | Mexico | 2014 | 10 min
Despite obstacles, a trumpet player finds his inner voice. In doing so, he creates a wild, colorful freedom for his fellow musicians.
Tintico’s Afternoons [Las tardes del Tintico]
DIR Alejandro García Caballero | Mexico | 2012 | 11 min
Under the beautiful Quebrada cliff in Acapulco, a group of mosquitoes crazy for tropical music desperately tries to bring happiness back into a rumba director’s life.
DIR Bárbara Balsategui | Mexico | 2014 | 15 min
With the last of their savings, Valentina’s family buys a small tea cup pig from China. With the intention of fattening it up for Christmas, only a miracle can save the pig from its doom.
DIR Alexandra Castellanos Solís | Mexico | 2017 | 8 min
Searchers pursue mysterious objects that seem to be unreachable. They want to find out what those secrets form and what will happen once they catch them.