Mexico Tag Archive

Live Action

Mask-Clad Roller Skating Thieves Risk It All in Ben Dean’s Frenetic Dr. Dre Branded Short ‘Flipper’s Skate Heist’

Ben Dean tells DN how he imbued his action-packed and propulsive style of filmmaking into his branded short set around a roller skate heist.

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Art & Fashion

Phillip Kaminiak’s ‘Circle’ Is a Lively Dance Indictment of the Endless Hustle and Bustle of Metropolitan Life

Phillip Kaminiak walks us through the concentric imagery, stunning drone shots and bustling city atmosphere which characterises his compelling dance piece.

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Live Action

Natalia López Gallardo’s ‘Robe of Gems’ Depicts the Pervasive Climate of Fear Drug Cartels Impose on Mexican Life

Natalia López Gallardo reveals the intuitive layered approach to cinematic composition and structure she took for her Silver Bear-winning debut feature.

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Live Action, Premiere

A Mysterious Nurse Collides With a Taxi Driver in Juan Pablo Blanco’s Vivid Film Noir Homage ‘Soy Hombre’

Juan Pablo Blanco reveals how he created the lavish black-and-white with a splash of pink world of his thrilling tribute to 1950s Mexican film noir.

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Live Action

Vira-Lata & Youth Express the Vibrancy of Mexican Culture in Their Co-Directed Branded Short ‘Nuestras Manos’

Vira-Lata tell DN how they collaborated with Youth to capture the colourful authenticity of Mexico's cultural heritage for their short film.

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Music

Losmose Straddles Fantasy, Reality and Nightmares in Striking Ela Minus Music Video ‘N19 5NF’

Losmose guides us through the fascinating collision of strobe lights, intuitive connections and body horror of his enigmatic Ela Minus music video.

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Art & Fashion

An Ancient Myth Is Given a Modern Mexican Reimagination in Mazdey Snob’s Fashion Led ‘Mijo’

Mazdey Snob discusses the significance of celebrating her Mexican roots when creating her pimped up Midas touch inspired fashion film.

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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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