The Best Mexican Short Films

(2:09 hrs)

 

Intended for mature audiences only (18+)

"This screening contains scenes that some viewers may find disturbing"

 

Leona

 

 

Leona is experiencing a deep financial trouble, which pushes her to take a sudden and unexpected decision, that'll risk her life and family's future. This will put into question her social and existential values in a surprising way.

Director

Davek Carrizosa

 

Writer

Davek Carrizosa

 

Producer

Selene Soto

 

Cinematographer

Yuknoom

 

Music

Karel Antonín

 

Sound

Bidkar Corona

 

Cast

Joselyn Paulette

Cata Garza

Humberto Garza

Rubén González Garza

Guillermo Callahan

Sergio Duarte

Vurlak

 

 

Vurlak is a vampire who is retired from classic horror movies. One day, he discovers an advertisement that calls monsters for a casting for a new horror film. Vurlak decides to go back to the world of spectacle and horror.

Director

Adolfo Leyva

 

Writer

Adolfo Leyva

 

Producer

Miguel Quezada

 

Cast

Fabián Hurtado

 

Neglected

 

 

 

This is the story of Carmen, a teenager who will be sell and decides to escape before with her sister at any price. Lose everything to win everything.

Director

Pamela Velazquez

 

Producer

Pamela Velazquez

 

Production Assistant

Akim Gordillo

 

Art Director

Diana Correa Ruiz

 

Director Of Photography

Rhett  Cutrell

First Assistant Director

Eric Villa

 

Cast

Melissa Zaragoza

Mildred Contreras

3:14

 

 

The path Bruno has been driving for over 10 hours, slowly becomes tedious and strange each passing mile, causing his memories and sub-conscious to betray him on a road that doesn’t appear to have a way out...

Director

Patricio Marín Avelar

 

Producer

Miguel Ángel Aguilar Mancera

Omar Serrano

Patricio Marín Avelar

Carlos Metta

 

Writer

Patricio Marín Avelar

 

Cast

Jorge de los Reyes

Adriana Leal

 

CGI and Edit

Patricio Marín Avelar

 

Music and Sound Design

Carlos Metta

 

Icarus

 

 

Icarus addresses a young boy’s concerns of growing up: His fear of the dark, evidenced in his inability to simply go to the bathroom at night; Bullying, showcased by the rejection at school from his classmates; and a complicated relationship with his stern father, who tends to neglect and ignore him. ICARUS portrays how the simplest things can leave a scar for the rest of your life.

Directors

Yeyo Kamikaze

Edgar A. Palacios

 

Writers

Yeyo Kamikaze

Edgar A. Palacios

 

Producer

Montserrat Trejo

 

Cast

Engel Huerta

Mario Zaragoza

Gael Pereda

Anubis 

 

 

When Anubis, a 22 foot reticulated python, stops eating, Marina, her beloved owner who has taken care of her since she was a little baby, thinks the worst and believes the snake is letting herself die.

Director

Karla Campuzano

 

Producer

Ernesto F. Ahmad

 

Director Of Photography

Alejandro Chávez

 

Sound Designer

Javier Quesada Anaya

 

Art Director

Ersis Dorantes

 

First Assistant Director

Bernardo De Urquidi

 

Production Assistant

Alayde Castro

 

Camera Operator

Flavia Martínez

Mercy

 

 

An interracial one night stand. Not even a bedroom is safe from the rest of the world and its prejudices.

Director

Faride Schroeder

 

Writer

Faride Schroeder

Anna Cetti

 

Producer

Faride Schroeder

 

Cast

Tenoch Huerta

Anna Cetti

Ramona

 

 

The 84 years old Ramona, announces that she is ready to die. But while her family makes preparations, she changes opinion.

Director

Giovanna Zacarías

 

Writer

Ana Díaz Sesma

Giovanna Zacarías

 

Producer

Hugo Espinosa

Roberto Fiesco

Ernesto Martínez Arévalo

Ileana Reyes

 

Director Of Photography

Alejandro Cantú

 

Editor

Oscar Figueroa

 

Sound

Armando Narváez del Valle,

Music

Leo Heiblum

Jacobo Lieberman

 

Cast

Angeles Cruz

Mónica del Carmen

Mayahuel del Monte

Columba Domínguez

Xochiquetzatl Rodríguez

Roberto Sosa

Gerardo Taracena

Gustav Terrazas