Los Cabos Goes to Cannes 2018
Goes to Cannes
Sunday 13 May – 14:00 - 16:00 – Palais K, Level 4, Palais des Festivals
Los Cabos International Film Festival is devoted to strengthen the growth of a compelling and dynamic film culture, focusing on filmmakers from Mexico, Canada, and the United States. At the same time, it is responsible for linking film professionals through its Industry platform, celebrating agreements and negotiations in an incomparable seaside destination.. This year the festival will celebrate its 7th edition from November 7th to 11th.
Mexico – Documentary – Spanish – 90’
Directed by: Betzabé GARCÍA
Produced by: Indira CATO, Mauro MUELLER (Venado Films)
Synopsis: Born in a land of drug cartels and carnival queens, Mickey found in social media a platform where he can explore his sexual identity and deal with the deep homophobia of his environment.
A Costume For Nicolas (Un disfraz para Nicolás) Costume For Nicolas
Mexico – Animation – Spanish – 90’
Directed by: Eduardo RIVERO
Produced by: Miguel Angel URIEGAS, Jaime ROMANDÍA (Fotosintesis Media)
Synopsis: Nicolas is a 10-year-old boy with Down Syndrome.. He will use his collection of magical costumes in an adventure to save his cousin David from his own nightmares and from a kingdom submerged in chaos.
Mexico, Finland – Feature – Spanish, English, Finnish – 96’
Directed by: Kyzza TERRAZAS
Produced by: Rafael LEY (Woo Films)
Synopsis: Miguel “Bayoneta” Galíndez, a retired Mexican boxer living in Finland, will have to prove himself as a fighter in order to come to terms with his past.
Finding The Werewolf (Buscando al Hombre Lobo)
Mexico, USA – Documentary – Spanish, English – 90’
Directed by: Rodrigo ITURRALDE ÁLVAREZ, Georgina GONZÁLEZ RODRÍGUEZ
Produced by: Georgina GONZÁLEZ RODRÍGUEZ (Off-Hollywood Films)
Synopsis: Larry, a rare werewolf-like man who has never felt the need to hide and has fought to empower those who feel different, now has to stay clear of ICE raids as an undocumented immigrant in Trump’s era.
I'm No Longer Here (Ya no estoy aquí)
Mexico, USA – Feature – Spanish, English – 100’
Directed by: Fernando FRÍAS
Produced by: Alberto MÜFFELMANN, Gerardo GATICA, Gerry KIM, Fernando FRÍAS (Panorama Global)
Synopsis: Ulises, a 17-year-old Mexican boy, is forced to migrate to the U.S. after a misunderstanding with a local cartel. He will leave behind what defines him: his gang and the cumbia parties that he loves.
Mexico – Animation – Spanish – 75’
Directed by: J.M. CRAVIOTO
Produced by: Mariana Franco CÁMARA (Pirexia Films)
Synopsis: Raquel, Rodolfo and Hernán belong to Mexico’s National Autonomous University student movement, in 1968.. Through their photographs, films and writings, we will know an intimate side of this story.