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Day 5 : Mon 12 Nov

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CINEMEX
Plaza del Valle(S5)
CINEMEX
Plaza del Valle(S6)
CINEMEX
Plaza Bella
Teatro
Juárez
Biblioteca Infantil BS MUPAL Biblioteca Henestrosa Museo del
Ferrocarril
CASA
San Agustín
Etla
UTVCO
San Pablo Huixtepec
Casa de
la Cultura
Puerto
Escondido
5:00 pm
Men of La Mancha
(LD) EUA
5:10 pm
Necking
(CD) EUA
Laura
(LD) BRASIL USA
7:30 pm
Sweep
(CD) UK
Conlon Nancarrow
(CD) EUA
7:20 pm
Raise my hands (CD) IRLANDA
Lemon (LD) EUA
6:00 pm
Programa Infantil
Peach Juice
(CA) CANADÁ
Safe
(CA) UK
Flawless Life
(CA) TURQUÍA
Vengeance+ Vengeance
(CA) SINGAPUR
Found
(CA) CANADÁ
No Playground for Little Cowboys
(CN) UK
5:00 pm
African drum, Beyond the Beat
(CD) SUDÁFRICA UK
Rencontre
(CD) CANADÁ
5:30 pm
Crocodile in the Yangtze
(LD) CHINA EUA
7:10 pm
Kızarmıs Tavuk
(CE) TURQUÍA
Sudden Nature
(CE) SINGAPUR
Ode
(CE) EUA
Little People living inside my head
(CE) DINAMARCA
Here and away
(CE) EUA
The Ends
(CE) EUA
6:00 pm
The devil's dosh
(CN) EUA
Genevieve goes boating
(CN) EUA
Kiss me
(CN) EUA
Snap Shot
(CN) AUSTRALIA
The Offertory
(CN) AUSTRALIA
The night of the falling Star
(CN) FRANCIA PAÍSES BAJOS
6:00 pm
Claudio, Maura y yo
(CN) EUA
Mindfield
(CN) EUA
One bad thing
(CN) EUA
Haal
(CN) PAQUISTÁN UK
In full bloom
(CN) NUEVA ZELANDA EUA
7:00 pm
Kongen av Ingenting
(CN) NORUEGA
First contact
(CN) AUSTRALIA
The darkness is close behind
(CN) EUA
Daddy's pride
(CN) AUSTRIA
Intruder
(CN) EUA
7:30 pm
The devil's dosh (CN) EUA
Genevieve goes boating (CN) EUA
Kiss me (CN) EUA
Snap Shot (CN) AUSTRALIA
The Offertory (CN) AUSTRALIA
The night of the falling Star (CN) FRANCIA PAÍSES BAJOS
9:30 pm
After the factory (CD) POLONIA EUA
Die Schachspielerinnen (CD) ALEMANIA
7:00 pm
Programa especial IMCINE
7:05 pm
Nefarious: merchant of souls
(LD) EUA
9:30 pm
Change you
(CD) CANADÁ
Los Refrigeradores
(LD) AUSTRIA CUBA
7:10 pm
Haut-Fond Prince
(CN) CANADÁ
Narcocorrido
(CN) EUA
Spaghetti für Zwei
(CN) ALEMANIA
Suffocation
(CN) COREA DEL SUR
6:50 pm
Blood in
(CN) UK
Lucha
(CN) EUA
Casting me ...
(LN) SUDÁFRICA
(LN) Narrative Feature
(CN) Narrative Short (LD) Documental Feature (CD) Documental Short (CE) Experimental Short (CA) Animation Short

All screenings are free except Cinemex, Teatro Juárez and CINEMAR Puerto Escondido

Enjoy our films in their original language, with English and Spanish subtitles

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David Whalen - EUA - 91min - 2012 - Digital

Two men leave their professions in California, to film Americans living in Central America that serve the poor, orphaned, prisoners and the dying, while at the same time recovering a smashed motorcycle. They bring hope to others and to themselves but also find great sadness and tragedy.

Lindsay Lindenbaum - EUA - 10 min - 2012 - Digital

A group of elders reflects on dating and marriage and shows that true love is still alive and kicking.

Fellipe Gamarano Barbosa - Brasil/EUA - 77 min - 2011 - Digital

Laura walks a delicate tight rope of her own making: her evenings are spent among New York's high and mighty while she cheats total poverty on an everyday basis. Fellipe enters her scene following his subject with a fascinated gaze and a camera. Soon, they find themselves in a cat and mouse game that will unravel both.

Harold Chapman - UK -10 min - 2011 - Digital

There's more in a person than their job, than what you see. On a typical day in London, nine street sweepers ruminate on the nature of what they do. Where they're from family, their loves, hopes and dreams.

James Greeson - EUA - 57 min - 2012 - Digital

Although little known in the Americas, Conlon Nancarrow is considered 'one of the greatest composers of the 20th century' in Europe. Born in Texarkana, Arkansas he moved to Mexico in 1940 and became a Mexican citizen. In Mexico he wrote his exciting music for the player piano. In 1982 Nancarrow won a MacArthur "Genius Grant."

Frank Kelly - Irlanda - 8 min - 2011 - Digital

A collection of images from acclaimed photographer Scott McDermott taken to celebrate Mandela Day, and compiled in a montage with poetry and music to pay tribute to a man who set out to change the World.

Beth Levison / Laura Brownson - EUA - 82 min - 2011 - Digital

Lemon Andersen is a pioneering poet whose words speak for a generation. But Lemon has landed back in the 'hood, living in the projects with thirteen family members and desperate for a way out. So he turns to the only thing he has left, his pen and his past.

Brian Lye, Callum Paterson, Nathan Gillis - Canadá
7 min - 2012 - Digital

While on vacation at the seaside, a young boy becomes attracted to his aunt.

Ginevra Boni - UK - 5min - 2011 - Digital

A burning house, two children, a bird and a spoiled town. It's a tale about hope, perseverance and magic.

Ozgul Gurbuz - Turquía - 4min -2012 - Digital

Film about a homeless guy. And it shows us about his understanding of the flawless life.

Mark Chavez - Singapur - 19 min - 2011 - Digital

In a story of hope and betrayal that follows our protagonist through a trial of sorrows; Lily a prominent research scientist is lost in a prison wasteland. Everything has been taken from he including her love, Stan. With all odds against her, she pursues vengeance by facing her ultimate nemesis.

Gabriel Esquivel - Canadá - 3 min - 2012 - Digital

A girl goes through life facing rejection, only to find out it is because of her skin colour.

Carl Rock - UK 14 min - 2012 - Digital

After a locker room robbery, rookie cowboy Louis decides to take the 'Stuff' all for himself. This puts Billy 'The Kid' on his trail, dispassionately removing anyone in his way of the pursuit of his quarry. The bag and it's contents.

Tariq Richards - Sudafrica, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Burkina Faso, UK
48 min - 2012 - Digital

African Drum, Beyond the Beat' is a portrait of the various social functions of the drum in West African society. The film uses a famous ode to the African drum to demonstrate its pervasive role in society over time. The drum's social functions range from use in work songs, to communication, to religious rituals, through to one of its more contemporary uses, by fans at football games.

Olivier Higgins and Melanie Carrier - Canadá
50 min - 2011 - Digital

Quebec, Canada. At the summer solstice, a group of young Aboriginals from the Innu and Huron nations and young Quebecers travels the Jesuits' ancestral trail, 310 km of land and water which links Lac Saint-Jean and Quebec City. Some embark on this journey to follow their ancestors' trail, others for a unique experience with nature or as a personal challenge.

Porter Erisman - China / EUA - 75 min - 2011/2012 - Digital

'Crocodile in the Yangtze' follows China's first Internet entrepreneur and former English teacher, Jack Ma, as he battles government bureaucrats, international media and US giant eBay to build China's first global Internet company. The inside story of China's Internet revolution told through the eyes of an American who worked in Ma's company, Alibaba.com.

Serdar Yilmaz - Turquía - 13 min - 2012 - Digital

In a family made up of a grandmother, daughterand a 9-year old granddaughter who is forced to eat. The moral supporter of this little girl who feels contented about her games and within her own world, is a man behind the curtain only visible to her and no one has any clue whether this man is real or imaginary.

Isaac Kerlow - Singapur - 20 min - 2011 - Digital

Some relationships last forever. Others diverge and wither. Sudden Nature is a film about the uneasy relationship between Man and Nature. It is also about an inescapable relationship, life and death. The allegorical film draws a parallel with the ups and downs of the relationship between a young couple.

Dawn Hollison - EUA - 18 min - 2010- Digital

A story of Collector and Collected, Ode examines the human cycle of action and effect, and its reflection in the internal experience of recognition, regret, and remembrance. Three episodes record the phases of a woman's evolution toward a deeper understanding of her own motivations and her relation to others.

Agnete Hjerl - Dinamarca - 20 min - 2012 - Digital

Little People Living Inside My Head is a death dance between the rational and the creative side of a human being, taking place in a dark and dreamy world where one doesn't die from being killed... Will they ever find peace? And what is the mysterious thing out in the darkness calling them?

Meena Nanji - EUA / India - 10 min - 2012 - Digital

Here and Away depicts a boy living in the countryside, as he experiences the world go by, leaving him with unanswered questions, rather than any resolve. The film is intentionally shot very simply and without a linear dramatic narrative. Rather, it evokes feelings of wonder and questioning, and captures passing moods and moments of becoming.

Jonathan Reyes - EUA - 1 min - 2012 - Digital

Having been held in stasis, Alex must decide to stay with the past, or move forward towards her destiny. We see her take the first step, but her future is unknown. A film collaboration between director Jonathan Reyes and fashion designer Maria Dora based in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Zachary Guerra - EUA - 28 min - 2012 - 35 mm

1949 East London: Young Marcus's future is sealed when his mother Gerty, the madam of the brothel where he works, devises twisted plan to make him a man, whereby in order to do something good, he has to become something bad.

Lucy Gray - EUA - 17 min - 2011 - Digital

Story narrated by the Oscar Award winning actress Tilda Swinton. The film is about a writer who is having trouble with a story until she sits on a bench where a memory is stirred. She remembers a boat her Father built for her sister as a young girl and how she sailed it through a storm. The story within a story is an allegory about creativity.

Jules Nurrish - EUA - 11 min - 2012 - Digitalo

Fighter Kid Vargas has to face a devastating truth after he kills a man in the ring.

Cesar Salmeron - Australia - 11 min - 2012 - Digital

When faced with tragedy a young girl descends into a world of photographs in an effort to make time stand still.

Ruben Pracas - Australia - 17 min - 2011 - Digital

A short post-apocalyptic thriller, comes this haunting saga of courage, passion and redemption. After Genetically Modified Food has eradicated the existence of fruit and vegetables, two brothers, Jordan and Callum, set out on the greatest journey they may ever have to take. With desperation and determination they start off on their travels towards Darwin.

Jean-Marc Deltorn - Francia/Países Bajos - 18 min - 2011 - Digital

Captain Oldelaf is preparing for a lonely New Year's Eve, up there in orbit above the Earth. But his plans are turned upside down by a fatal collision with a meteor… Ejected in space, he will have to deploy all his ingenuity to come back home to his loved ones.

Marcial Rios Salcido - EUA - 14 min - 2012 - Digital

Claudio struggles to find his place in the world. He has created multiple characters for the different aspects of his life but through a series of phone calls he is force to define who he really is. Claudio realizes he must destroy his fake personalities in order for the real Claudio to come to the surface.

Nina Corrado - EUA - 17min - 2011 - Digital

The roiling emotions of love and hate bubble over into catastrophe, in this dark glimpse of a marriage on its last legs.

Domenic Moen - EUA - 11 min - 2012 - Digital

The story of a seemingly ordinary young citizen who finds his life to be painstakingly predictable and... boring. Due to stress and sleep deprivation, he battles the onset of mental instability and explores his primeval desires for anarchy, violence and murder.

Assad Zulfiqar Khan - Pakistán/UK - 22 min - 2011 - Digital

Set in 1980s Pakistan, 'Haal' explores how the military junta manipulated Islam to suit its own goals. Told from the perspective of a journalist and a Kathak dancer, it shows how the media and the arts were bludgeoned into submission by the dictatorship using the cudgel of religion and morality.

Daniel Gonzalez - Nueva Zelanda / EUA - 42 min - 2012 - Digital

A father searches for his missing son while the other inhabitants of his apartment complex turn the blame on him and on each other, tearing apart the community as their hidden prejudices surface.

Nicolay Egelstein - Noruega - 30 min - 2011 - Digital

Bent lives two lives, literally. In one he works at a consulting firm where he makes a lot of money being on the side of powerful capitalists, in the other he is a revolutionary Maoist who wants t see capitalists burn. Max is a mysterious character who makes it his job to repair the unbalance that has occurred in Bent. The real question is can Bent still be saved?

Matt Richards - Australia - 21 min - 2011 - Digital

Living on the edge of a giant, remote salt lake, a father and daughter eke out a frugal existence in self-imposed exile. Their calm yet monotonous world is shattered with the discovery of a mysterious black man. On the verge of death, the strangers arrival throws them into conflict, stirring up fears and forcing them to confront the very things they've been hiding from.

Sheena McCann - EUA - 20 min - 2011 - Digital

A teenage boy anxiously watches over his meth cook father and his little brother - but his vigilance is wearing thin.

Dinko Draganovic - Austria - 23 min - 2012 - Digital

Nermin and Ivana are a migrant teenage couple. Because of cultural differences they have a secret relationship, but as their proud fathers find out they are forced to break up. Is their young love stronger than their fathers' word?

Billy Senese - EUA - 20 mins - 2011 - Digital

Samantha's life is turned upside down when her husband returns from war with a debilitating brain injury. She and their 5-year old daughter move into a small apartment near the Veterans' Hospital, hours away from family or friends. Aftern his release, she struggles to put the pieces of her shattered family back together and wonders if the husband she once knew is lost forever. To make matters worse, she can't shake the thought that something sinister is going on behind the blacked-out windows in the apartment next door.

Zachary Guerra - EUA - 28 min - 2012 - 35 mm

1949 East London: Young Marcus's future is sealed when his mother Gerty, the madam of the brothel where he works, devises twisted plan to make him a man, whereby in order to do something good, he has to become something bad.

Lucy Gray - EUA - 17 min - 2011 - Digital

Story narrated by the Oscar Award winning actress Tilda Swinton. The film is about a writer who is having trouble with a story until she sits on a bench where a memory is stirred. She remembers a boat her Father built for her sister as a young girl and how she sailed it through a storm. The story within a story is an allegory about creativity.

Jules Nurrish - EUA - 11 min - 2012 - Digitalo

Fighter Kid Vargas has to face a devastating truth after he kills a man in the ring.

Cesar Salmeron - Australia - 11 min - 2012 - Digital

When faced with tragedy a young girl descends into a world of photographs in an effort to make time stand still.

Ruben Pracas - Australia - 17 min - 2011 - Digital

A short post-apocalyptic thriller, comes this haunting saga of courage, passion and redemption. After Genetically Modified Food has eradicated the existence of fruit and vegetables, two brothers, Jordan and Callum, set out on the greatest journey they may ever have to take. With desperation and determination they start off on their travels towards Darwin.

Jean-Marc Deltorn - Francia/Países Bajos
18 min - 2011 - Digital

Captain Oldelaf is preparing for a lonely New Year's Eve, up there in orbit above the Earth. But his plans are turned upside down by a fatal collision with a meteor… Ejected in space, he will have to deploy all his ingenuity to come back home to his loved ones.

Philip Lauri - Polonia -EU - 45 min - 2011/2012 - Digital

The global economy is in crisis. More and more businesses are outsourcing their manufacturing. And former industrial towns-- whether they're in Ohio, Mississippi, or Poland-- are left asking the question, 'What comes after the factory?' For questions like this, the best answers come from the people who have been there.

Stephan Hilpert - Alemania - 56 min - 2012 - Digital

The German women's national chess team goes to the Chess Olympiad. Due to the high pressure, tensions arise in the group, and it goes from bad to worse. A documentary about winning and losing in a sport in which players fight with the sharpest weapon: the mind.

Benjamin Nolot - EUA - 96 min - 2011 - Digital

From the very first scene, Nefarious ushers you into the nightmare of sex trafficking. When you see a woman being dragged to the 'breaking grounds', you will feel her despair. You will follow beside her as she is beaten, stripped naked, then sold to the highest bidder. After she's auctioned off, she's taken to a location where she will be sold night after night.

Cheryl Hassen - Canadá - 12 min - 2012 - Digital

Change You follows Albertan Debi Sawchuk and fellow group members on a journey through the Mexican jungle in Palenque and to the ancient spiritual sites of Yaxchilan and Tonina. They are inspired by Mayan Master Teacher Miguel Angel Vergara Calleros, whose gentle persona and profound insights encourage them to experience, to open their hearts.

Thomas Lehner - Austria / Cuba - 95 min - 2012 - Digital

Cuba on ice. Naturally it is served in cocktails at the beach bar. But for the island residents, keeping things in a cold, solid state is a matter of survival and constitute a daily struggle. Refrigerators are passed down from one generation to another, caringly maintained and restored.

Martin Rodolphe Villeneuve - Canadá - 43 min - 2011 - Digital

A novelist, Andre Bertov, seeks inspiration from a fabled storm of Christmas 1966 in Saint-Laurent river in Quebec, when 45-feet high waves shook a lighthouse known as The Pillar and traumatized its three wardens.

Ryan Prows - EUA - 23 min - 2011 - 35mm

The drug ballad of a gravely ill border cop's reckless cartel heist, and of the desperate souls destroyed in her wake.

Matthias Rosenberger - Alemania - 19 min - 2011 - Digital

... when losers win.

Ilbin Hwang - Corea del Sur - 24 min - 2012 - Digital

After coming from his night shift, a guy finds his wife murdered. The detective in charge looks at the guy with suspicious glances.

Nathan Hughes-Berry - UK - 10 min- 2011 - Digital

Nikki is a young woman desperate to join 'The Guards,' an infamous all female gang. Will she be able to cope when faced with the violent reality of gang life?

Hernan Cazares Adame - EUA 16 min - 2011 - Digital

A young Mexican woman, Lucha, awakens to find herself beaten and bloodied. As she tries to gather her bearings and summon what physical strength she has left, she learns her nightmare is just beginning. Two Men, angels of death, arrive to finish the job...

Quinton Lavery - Sudáfrica - 97 min - 2011 - Digital

Paul is a frustrated but likable Casting Director, who has dreams of finally making his own feature film. His girlfriend Chloe has broken up with him and he is frustrated by his job, although he has great colleagues at the agency in Rueben and Janet. He lives in a flat with his friend, the computer nerd Nic. To get his life on track again and win back his girlfriend he decides to make a film about his job, love life and all the funny things that happen behind the scenes at the casting agency!