Mexican Platform Selection RMFF 2016



Scorched Water — Alexander Hick

Scorched Water
Mexico | 2015 | Color | 76 min.

Searching for the unique Axolotl, an endemic salamander that used to live in the former lake of Mexico, “Scorched Water” is an essayistic inquiry into survival more

Bictor Ugo — Josep María Bendicho, Carlos Clausell

Bictor Ugo
Mexico-Spain | 2015 | Color | 60 min.

Ugo, a magician and curmudgeon (as he defines himself), lives from drink to drink in a crowded, eclectic working-class neighborhood that seems more

El paso — Everardo González Reyes

El paso
Mexico | 2015 | Color | 76 min.

This is a story about the families of those who once were our witnesses, eyes and voice, but were threatened, had to leave Mexico and forced to live in more

Epitafio — Yulene Olaizola, Rubén Imaz

Mexico | 2015 | Color | 82 min.

In 1519, before arriving into the Aztec Capital Mexico-Tenochtitlan, three Spanish Conquistadors march to the summit of the 5,400 meter high more

The Ballad of Oppenheimer Park — Juan Manuel Sepúlveda

The Ballad of Oppenheimer Park
Mexico | 2016 | Color | 70 min.

“The Ballad of Oppenheimer Park” is a film that celebrates the every day life of a group of First Nations, exiles from the Canadian reserves, who, more

La caridad — Marcelino Islas Hernández

La caridad
Mexico | 2015 | Color | 107 min.

The routine of Angelica and José Luis, who have been married for over thirty years, is suddenly transformed when he has an accident and loses more

Mañana psicotrópica — Alexandro Aldrete

Mañana psicotrópica
Mexico | 2015 | Color | 82 min.

To pay for a trip to the beach, a group of friends from Querétaro sell their LSD tabs, ecstasy pills and magic mushrooms. Among psychotropics and more

Maquinaria panamericana — Joaquín del Paso

Maquinaria panamericana
Mexico-Poland | 2016 | Color | 88 min.

After winning the RivieraLab Work in Progress Award at the 2015 edition of RMFF, the first feature by Joaquín del Paso was premiered at the Forum section of more

Margarita — Bruno Arnaldo Santamaría Razo

Mexico | 2016 | Color | 73 min.

A Young filmmaker records a documentary on the life of a woman that inhabits the streets of Mexico City. When he tries to unite the fragments of the more

Parque Lenin — Itziar Leemans, Carlos Mignon

Parque Lenin
Mexico-France | 2015 | Color | 75 min.

Four years ago, Antoin, Yesuán and Karla lost their mother. Nowadays, Yesuán overcomes his mourning through the illusion that Antoin, his oldest more

Pozoamargo — Enrique Rivero

Mexico-Spain | 2015 | Color-B&W | 99 min.

When Jesus finds out he has contracted a venereal disease, he runs away and hides in the country working as a peasant. Desire, guilt and more

Semana Santa — Alejandra Márquez Abella

Semana Santa
Mexico | 2015 | Color | 87 min.

Dali and her 8-year-old son Pepe take a vacation to Acapulco with Dali’s boyfriend, Chavez. Instead of bringing them closer, their beach holiday more

Tempestad — Tatiana Huezo

Mexico | 2016 | Color | 105 min.

A woman is held in a jail controlled by a crime organization while another woman searches for her missing daughter. Through images that submerge us on a trip from more