Monday, November 26, 2007

Washington, DC Film Festival

Celebrating a New Wave of Mexican Cinema

November 30 – December 2, 2007

Join leading stars and emerging talents of Mexican film for a 3-day celebration honoring the new wave of Mexican cinema! Five world-class directors will present 5 films that capture the spirit and creative brilliance emerging in Mexican cinema today. In addition, five award-winning Mexican short films will also be featured during the festival. Engage and meet with some of Mexico’s premier talents in discussions and Q&As following each showing! Enrich your awareness of outstanding films and celebrate the new wave of Mexican cinema!

A weekend-long celebration showcasing the best and newest of Mexico’s cinematic talents, including Diego Luna (actor – Nicotina, Open Range, Y tu Mama Tambien); Adriana Barraza (actress – Babel, Amores Perros); Pablo Cruz (producer - Cochochi ); Fernando Eimbcke (director - Duck Season) and Amat Escalante (director – Sangre). The festival will be held at the National Portrait Gallery, 750 9th St NW, Washington , DC 20001 , (202) 275-1764 and Baird Auditorium inside the National History Museum , 10th Street, NW , and Constitution Avenue , Washington , DC 20560 . November 30 – December 2, 2007. This event is free and open to the public. Please click on the link below to access the schedule of events.

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