|September 21, 2019|
An evening with Tijuana-based film critic, Cuauhtémoc Ruelas, in celebration of the release of his new book, Tijuana, La esquina del cine. Vol. 2. Ruelas’ book provides context and commentary for Tijuana’s burgeoning film scene as well as movie reviews. A conversation with the author will precede the presentation of two films featured in Ruelas’ book, the short film Microcastillo and the feature length film, Mente Revolver. Filmmakers’ participation pending, and will be announced prior to this special presentation. Conversation with Ruelas will be in Spanish; films will be presented in Spanish w/ English subtitles.
Microcastillo – A family is trapped by a human-like force.
Mente Revolver – Three disparate characters — an ex-convict named Mario Aburto hoping to leave his past behind, Chicali, the hit man hired to kill Mario, and Jenny, a homeless woman who has fallen in love with Chicali- embark on paths that will lead them to collide with one another, creating a series of life-changing circumstances.
Runtime: Microcastillo – 22 minutes, Mente Revolver – 87 minutes
Year: Microcastillo – 2016, Mente Revolver – 2017
Director: Microcastillo – Alejandra Villalba, Mente Revolver – Alejandro Ramírez Corona
Language: Spanish w/ English subtitles
$11 General Admission / $8.50 Students & Seniors / $7.50 Members. Tickets available at box office or online.
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