LIFE IN THE ARTS - Artist, Anne Marchand delivers news from the Washington, DC Arts Scene
Saturday, May 22, 2010
HOLA MEXICO FILM FESTIVAL
With 14 films representing a wide range of genres, from comedy to drama, from documentaries, to shorts and feature length films, there is something at the Festival for everyone. All of the films will be screened at Landmark’s E Street Cinema.
OPENING NIGHT | Thursday, May 27 @ 7:30 pm
Award winning film Norteado / Northless
Dir. Rigoberto Perezcano (Mexico 2009, 95min, 35mm)
After the screening, Director Rigoberto Perezcano and Producer Edgar San Juan will hold a Q & A session.
Andres travels from Oaxaca to Tijuana to cross the US border. Things don’t result as planned and he has to stay in Tijuana where he starts working in a grocery store. There, he meets Elia, Cata and Asensio. What Andres finds in Tijuana makes him think about what he’s about to do and become aware of what he’s leaving behind. Norteado talks about the illusion that the United States represents for those who decide to cross the border searching for a better life.
For a full list of films, descriptions and schedule, please visit www.holamexicoff.com or www.instituteofmexicodc.org
Location: Landmark's E St Cinema
555 11th Street N.W. | Washington, D.C. | 202-452-7672
Ticket price: $10.00 for each screenings Tickets available at Tickets at E STREET CINEMA
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