Published On: Tue, Jul 26th, 2016

GIFF 2016: San Miguel Times recommended screenings for the week

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The primary objective of the GUANAJUATO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL is to provide more opportunities for the exhibition and appreciation of films, rewarding their quality so as to allow the artists to continue producing.

At the same time, they intend to bring together newcomers alongside the industry’s most seasoned professionals, to join forces in a very open, accessible and competitive environment.

Check out the San Miguel Times recommendations for the week:
24° 51’ North Latitude
Carlos Lenin Treviño 2015
Categories: Official Selection Mexico

Wednesday July 27. 2:00 PM
Guanajuato University Auditorium
Plaza de la Paz No. 49 y 51

After eleven years away, Ernesto returns to his hometown and reunites with his childhood friends. In the midst of local anecdotes and blurred memories from the past, Ernesto finds himself bound to a place he thought he had forgotten.

latitude

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13,500 Volts
Mónica Blumen (2015)
Categories: Official Selection Mexico

2:00 PM Thursday July 28
Teatro Principal
Celaya, Gto.

Keru is a musician in Cd. Juarez who was part of the rock band “Motocacas”. In 2013 an electrical charge of 13,500 volts rushed through his head and exited through his left arm, which he lost instantly. Surprisingly, Keru survived the accident and is determined to follow his passion, music.

volts

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45 degrees
Georgis Grigorakis (2014)
Categories: Mexicannes Showcase

2:00 PM Friday July 29
Teatro Principal
Celaya, Gto.

Short film in Greek (with english subtitles)

degrees

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Isamu Hirabayashi (2012)
Categories: Guest country: Japan

2:00 PM Saturday July 30
Cinemex Plaza Pozuelos
Celaya, Gto.

I am a 66-year-old cicada. There was a big earthquake. There was a big tsunami. There was also a big accident.

japan

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7 sheep
Wiktoria Szymanska (2015)
Categories: Official Selection Short Film Fiction

2:00 PM Saturday July 30
Guanajuato University Auditorium
Plaza de la Paz No. 49 y 51

A lonely little girl hides in the mountains. Along with an elderly man and his sheep, she tries to create a new world for herself. 7 sheep is a journey to the magical moments of childhood, overcoming fear and loneliness.

sheep

Source: http://giff.festivalgenius.com/

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