Mexican films screening at Alliance Francaise

By NT Bureau Published on Mar 19, 2018 10:42 AM IST

Chennai: Indo Cine Appreciation Foundation, Embassy of Mexico, New Delhi and Honorary Consulate of Mexico for Southern India, Chennai are organising a Mexican film festival at Alliance Francaise of Madras, No.24, College Road, from 26 to 28 March.

According to a press release, the festival will be inaugurated by Santiago Ruy, head of Culture and Tourism of Embassy of Mexico in India, and Ramkumar Varadarajan, Honorary Consul of Mexico for Southern India, Chennai.

The schedule

26 Mar: Inaugural function at 6.15 pm, Pura Sangre directed by Neo Santillan-Lopez at 6.30 pm.

27 Mar: A separate wind by Alejandro Gerber Bicecci at 6.15 pm and Seguir Viviendo by Alejandra Sanchez at 8 pm.

28 Mar: Falling in love with Abril by Joel Nunez at 6.15 pm and The extinction of the dinosaurs by Luis Ayhllon at 7.45 pm.


Pura Sangre

History of how a team of five professionals, Fierro, Bosco, Tino, Chema and his Jaime are forced to assault the betting centre and the Hippodrome complex. The plan is simple; hide the money for five years and stay off the radar. When things calm down, they will return for the money. But a few months after the successful assault, one of them resurfaces in the police alert, and their mistakes will result in the most exhaustive human hunting, covering more than 5 years to arrest the remaining four members, and recover the money.




A separate wind

Omar and Karina's mother fell ill on a holiday trip in a beach on the Mexican Pacific coast. Without further notice, brother and sister start a 2,500 kms journey to their grandmother's house in Casas Grandes (Chihuahua), near the Mexico-USA border. They face a country wounded by violence, distrust, helplessness and abandon, where the only possible shelter is to stay together.






Seguir Viviendo

Two children, under a death threat run away from Juarez and join a journalist, who has just lost his son in a car accident. They get together and form a new family. During a long journey in a short time, everything will spin around death, the fragile universe of love and life´s traps..






Falling in love

A funny romantic comedy in which a writer who signed with pseudonym woman falls for a journalist who signed with pseudonym man. When love comes almost always takes us by surprise and nobody can object








The extinction of the dinosaurs

Hugo has terminal cancer and needs easy money. For that reason, he wants to sell his house to Paco, an old friend who had an affair with his wife, 30 years ago. Paco wants to buy the house, but he doesn’t have a penny. Therefore, suggests committing a robbery.