Mexico Tag Archive

Art & Fashion

A Stylised Contemporary Female Fighter Is Reborn in Camila Arroyo’s Dance Fashion Film ‘Soldaderas’

Camila Arroyo outlines the intense self-reflection and on the job learning required to feature in and direct her collaborative dance/fashion film.

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Art & Fashion, Premiere

Adrián Suárez Interconnects the Rich Beauty of Nature and the Human Body in Sensorial Short ‘Skins’

Adrián Suárez discusses conveying the interconnectedness of the human body and the Earth we inhabit in beautifully realised experimental short 'Skins'.

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Live Action

Absence

Arnaldo Iñigo explores our need to reconcile with the purpose of life in the senseless face of overwhelming grief in 'Absence'.

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Film Festival, Live Action, Podcasts

DN366: Hari Sama Returns to the Hedonistic Days of Mexico City’s Post-Punk Scene in ‘This Is Not Berlin’

Hari Sama talks to DN about heading back to the post-punk days of sexual liberty, outsider art and drugs which helped shape him in 'This Is Not Berlin'.

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Live Action

Humiliation Forces an Immigrant Girl to See Her Father with New Eyes in Shalini Adnani’s ‘Somebody’s Daughter’

We talk the fallibility of parents, the importance of subtle storytelling and Tinder as a casting tool with 'Somebody's Daughter' director Shalini Adnani.

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Animation, Asides

Nothing is Original

Poligonic's Alberto Sáenz Gómez Tello exalts the creative power of stealing from the work that inspires you in animated short 'Nothing is Original'.

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Animation, Asides, Music

Khruangbin: Cómo Te Quiero

Mexican animation studio Cossa set out on a final trip of wonder for Khruangbin's 'Cómo Te Quiero' – a tender tribute to bassist Laura Lee’s grandfather.

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Art & Fashion, Documentary

Underwater Dancer Julie Gautier Goes in Search of What’s Hidden in Shern Sharma’s Lyrical Documentary ‘Xibalba’

Shern Sharma joins us to discuss besting the challenges of underwater filming and Mexico's weather for his lyrical Julie Gautier documentary 'Xibalba'.

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Animation, Asides

Reverie

Stunning animation and powerful storytelling come together seamlessly in Philip Louis Piaget Rodriguez’s The Animation Workshop grad short 'Reverie'.

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Art & Fashion, Asides

Amorfo

Director Andrés Arochi’s ‘Amorfo’ transports us through a surreal, unworldly experience harnessed by an unsettlingly in sync dance troupe.

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Live Action

A Young Girl Wrestles With the Tensions Between Tradition & Self-Identity in Surreal Short ‘Mother Corn’

A young girl wrestles spiritual visions that force her to awaken to the importance of tradition as part of her self-identity in surreal short Mother Corn.

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Art & Fashion, Live Action

Dan Sadgrove Unearths an Ancient Culture Buried by Conquest in Lyrical Short ‘A Dream Dressed in Black’

DN invited dir. Dan Sadgrove to tell us how he crafted a lyrical Mexican present that never was in poetic ‘what if...’ short 'A Dream Dressed in Black'.

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