The Latin American Cinemateca of Los Angeles (LACLA) will present Cine Sin Fronteras at the Vincent Price Art Museum on Saturday, September 15, 2018. The inaugural edition of the mini film festival will include contemporary, experimental short films from the Morelia International Film Festival and a special guest Q&A. The scheduled films are listed below.
- Relato Familiar
FotoSaeki is a deserted photography goods store in the Santa Maria la Ribera neighborhood in Mexico City. Its owner, Yukio Saeki, arrived in Mexico in 1955. At the age of 83, he can still hear the echo of a hot Monday morning in Japan as he walked across a field toward the ocean when the atomic bomb fell.
Director: Sumie Garcia. / Cast: Yukio Saeki / Producers: Sumie Garcia, Santiago de la Paz, Lucia Diaz Alvarez, Alejandro Quintero. / Ariel Award for Best Documentary Short Film in 2017. ‘ Duration: 20 minutes / Watch Trailer: https://vimeo.com/191113333
Coyolxauhqui recasts the mythical destruction of the Aztec goddess Coyolxauqui in a searing evocation of femicide in the Mexican countryside.
Direction: Los Ingrávidos. / Duration: 10 minutes / Watch Trailer: https://vimeo.com/173879106
- The Sound We See
The Sound We See documents a Mexico City Symphony that was filmed for 24 hours in the Mexican capital. The footage was processed manually during two days at the Experimental Laboratory of Cinema (LEC).
Direction: Echo Park Film Center and Laboratorio Experimental de Cine. / Duration: 33 Minutes / Watch Trailer: https://vimeo.com/205166065
The event will start at noon with vendors. At 1 pm there will be a musical performance by El Rio. The screening, followed by a Q&A, will start at 2 pm. Admission is free, but please RSVP here.
The Vincent Price Art Museum, at East Los Angeles College, is located at 1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez in Monterey Park, CA 91754-6099