Los Cabos Goes to Cannes

Sunday 19 May, 2019 - 14:00 - 16:00 - Palais K - Level 4, Palais des Festivals   

Sunday 19 May, 2019 – 14:00 – 16:00 – Palais K – Level 4, Palais des Festivals    

Los Cabos International Film Festival is devoted to strengthening the growth of a compelling and dynamic film culture, focusing on filmmakers from Mexico, Canada, and the United States. It is also responsible for linking film professionals through its Industry platform, celebrating agreements and negotiations in an incomparable seaside destination.

Contact: Tania Hernández Velasco; tania@cabosfilmfestival.com; +52 55 6585 1065; Francisco Westendarp; francisco@cabosfilmfestival.com; +52 55 6585 1065

MODERN LOVES (Amores Modernos)

Feature Film – Spanish – 83′

Directed by : Matias MEYER ​

Produced by : Alejandro DE ICAZA (BHD Films), Woo Films​

Country of production : Mexico

Synopsis : An intense day that will test the emotional relationships of a mosaic of characters in the already intense Mexico City.

COURAGE (Coraje)

Feature Film – Spanish – 90′

Directed by : Rubén ROJO-AURA​

Produced by : Samantha GUILLÉN, Adrián BAZÁN, Javier MEZA, Marco Antonio SALGADO (Cinema226); Raúl BERNICHES, Peter KEYDEL (Mago Production); Rubén ROJO AURA (Apapacho Films).​

Country of production : Mexico, Spain.​

Synopsis : An elderly actress deals with the return of her alcoholic son while an imminent blindness threatens her career. A story based on the director’s own family, where his mother and brother play themselves.

THINGS WE SHOULDN’T DO (Cosas que no hacemos)

Documentary – Spanish – 70′

Directed by : Bruno SANTAMARIA-RAZO ​

Produced by : Abril LÓPEZ-CARRILLO (Ojo de Vaca), FOPROCINE, with the support of Tribeca, Ford Foundation, Field Of Vision, FONCA, Los Cabos Film Fest.​

Country of production : Mexico

Synopsis : An island. Santa Claus. Many children. The night. A party. A dead body on the playground’s floor. Silence…The sun rises, whispers. The kids return to play.


Feature Film – Spanish – 90′

Directed by : Alejandro GUZMÁN-ÁLVAREZ ​

Produced by : Mariana MONROY (Animal Tropical Cine), Lilith Films

Country of production : Mexico, France.

Synopsis : Fifteen years later, Mateo returns home and finds a creature that does not let him sleep at night.

THE INVISIBLE FRONTIER (La frontera invisible)

Documentary – Spanish – 80′

Directed by : Mariana FLORES ​

Produced by : Carlos HERNÁNDEZ VAZQUEZ & Gabriela GAVICA (Mandarina Cine), Centro de Capacitación Cinematográfica, FOPROCINE​

Country of production : Mexico.​

Synopsis : A poetic, intimate documentary portrayal of the life of a few soldiers who live trapped in isolation in the farthest reach of Mexico.


Feature Film – Spanish – 95′

Directed by : Andrés CLARIOND-RANGEL

Produced by : Alejandro DURÁN, Gabriel NUNCIO (Agencia Bengala), Cinematográfica CR, Jaquez Bros

Country of production : Mexico.​

Synopsis : Manuel and Lupe’s relationship starts to fall apart when they discover that he is infertile. Given his departure to the USA, they choose Rubén to be their donor. He will create a new dynamic.