Spielberg Theatre at the Egyptian
6712 Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood, CA 90028 Map
Sun, Sep 11, 2011

Mexican Shorts Program
Co-presented by Festival International de Cine en Guadalajara, University de Guadalajara Los Angeles, University of Guadalajara Foundation/USA, Consulate General of Mexico in Los Angeles.

(80 min.) Join us for a program showcasing the best of recent Mexican short films. The short subject works selected represent the continuing Mexican cinema tradition of expert craftsmanship, breathtaking visuals and thought-provoking themes.

Hugo Ortiz Messner’s “La Tuna” ("The Prickly Pear," 11 min): A quirky tale of an archeologist and his maid.

Leon Rechy’s “Angustia” ("Angst," 8 min): After participating in an execution by lethal injection, a doctor is so overcome by guilt that he decides to find a way out.

Ernesto Martinez Bucio’s “Cenizas” ("Ashes," 15 min): A girl tries to understand her mother’s last wishes.

J. Xavier Velasco’s “Juan & La Borrega” (10 min): Juan’s drab, routine life changes in an instant.

Maider Oleaga’s “Sitios Prestados Al Aire” ("Vacant Spaces," 10 min): Two women handle their husband’s absence across the border in different ways.

Victor Rene Ramirez Madrigal & Jorge Arturo Tonero Aceves’s “Monarca” ("Monarch," 7 min): A boy meets a magical old man while fishing.

Leon Fernandez’s “Mutatio” (8 min): Powerful and eerie animated short.

Samuel Kishi Leopo’s “Mari Pepa” (19 min): At the start of summer, Alex is trying to start a band and woo girls, but family responsibilities also beckon.

Spielberg Theatre at the Egyptian • Sun, Sep 11, 2011 • 5:00pm

Films in this Series at the Egyptian

Opening Night! Guests In Person!
Thu, Sep 8, 2011 - 7:30pm
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Fri, Sep 9, 2011 - 7:30pm
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Industry Panel Discussion
Sat, Sep 10, 2011 - 3:00pm
Spielberg Theatre at the Egyptian
Los Angeles Premiere! Director In Person!
Sat, Sep 10, 2011 - 5:00pm
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Sat, Sep 10, 2011 - 7:30pm
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Diana Bracho In Person!
Sun, Sep 11, 2011 - 7:30pm
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