Mexico Tag Archive

Absence

Live Action

15th November, 2019

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

Film Festival, Live Action, Podcasts

2nd November, 2019

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

Live Action

27th May, 2019

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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Nothing is Original

Animation, Asides

7th February, 2019

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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Khruangbin: Cómo Te Quiero

Animation, Asides, Music

24th January, 2019

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

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

Art & Fashion, Documentary

6th December, 2018

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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Reverie

Animation, Asides

8th November, 2018

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

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Amorfo

Art & Fashion, Asides

4th May, 2018

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

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

Live Action

26th March, 2018

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

Art & Fashion, Live Action

22nd March, 2018

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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A Man Searches for the Spark to Reignite His Lust for Life in Award-Winning Animation ‘A Little Grey’

Animation, Premiere

5th March, 2018

Making its online premiere today, we speak to Simon Hewitt & Steve Smith about sweetening pathos with comedy in their animated short 'A Little Grey'.

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Mexican Collective NONsense Succumb to the Overruling Potency of Love in Nostalgic Short ‘Old Times’

Art & Fashion

24th October, 2017

NONsense dir. Kevin Speight discusses his exploration of time, regret and the overruling potency of love in the collective's new nostalgic short.

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