Sunday, December 6th, 7:30pm
Proyector Presents: Rehje
(A Non-fiction and fiction hybrid Mexican film series)
Curated by Sebastian Diaz
Raúl Cuesta, Anaïs Huerta, 2009, 67 min, Mexico
Longing to escape the pressure and turmoil of Mexico City, a native Mazahua woman returns to her hometown only to find that things are not as idyllic as she remembered. Festivals and Awards: Best Documentary, “Documental” FF, France, 2012; Best Documentary, Human Rights International FF, Mexico, 2009; Best Documentary, Contra el Silencio FF, Mexico, 2010; Best Documentary, Présence Autochtone FF, Canada, 2010; Jury Prize, Nepal International Indigenous FF, 2011; Special Mention, Morelia International FF, Mexico, 2009; Mexican Academy Awards Nomination, 2010.
Discussion with Dir. Anaïs Huerta and Raúl Cuesta.
Mingle with music, complimentary Mexican food, and mezcal tasting.
Program 2: Digging the Roots of a Denied Civilization
A series of current visions of indigenous Mexico. Stories and subjects with a strong connection to nature, serve as a metaphor to explore global themes like identity, family or aging.
Events Partnerships: The Mexican Cultural Institute of New York, IMCINE, Cinema Tropical, Remezcla, Mex and The City, Mano a Mano: Mexican Culture Without Borders, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS) NYU, Brooklyn Documentary Club, Mu media.