Cine Mexico Now brings award-winning contemporary Mexican cinema to the heart of Detroit. Curated from the world’s top film festivals, Cine Mexico Now includes films that bring to life a rich portrait of the Mexican experience. The series takes place September 17 - October 25 exclusively at Cinema Detroit with the support of Mexican Consulate in Detroit.
$10 General Admission
$9 Seniors/Students (12+)
$7 Children under 12
All screenings take place at cinema detroit
4126 Third Street, Detroit, MI 48201
Free off-street parking!
Opening night: TESOROS
Sun, Sep 17, 5:00 w/mariachis + post-screening reception!
(also screening Wed, Sep 20, 7:00)
Relocating to a small seaside village on the Pacific Coast of Mexico, siblings Dylan and Andrea learn about buried pirate treasure somewhere off shore and they take off on an adventure to uncover the hidden loot. An enchanting film for the whole family!
I DREAM IN ANOTHER LANGUAGE
SUEño EN otro idIoma
Sat, Sep 23, 7:00
Post-screening Q&A w/filmmaker Ernesto Contreras!
An indigenous language is in peril as its last two speakers (Evaristo and Isauro) haven't spoken in 50 years. Martín, a young linguist, will undertake the seemingly impossible task to bring the old friends back together in this alluring multi-generational love story told with wit, heart, and a bit of magic by filmmaker Ernesto Contreras.
TALES OF AN IMMORAL COUPLE
La vida inmoral de la pareja IDEAL
Sun, Sep 24, 5:00; Wed, Sep 27, 7:00
Twenty-five years after their fiery high school romance, Lucio and Martina have an unexpected reunion in this hilarious romantic comedy of errors.
Sun, Oct 1, 5:00; Wed, Oct 4, 7:00
Mexican screen siren Dolores Del Rio stars as twin sisters, one a wealthy man-eating housewife, the other a dowdy manicurist. But when jealousy turns to murder, family secrets are revealed.
THE NIGHT GUARD
Sun, Oct 8, 5:00; Wed, Oct 11, 7:00
Blending suspense with dark comedy, the first feature from filmmaker Diego Ros is a slow burn thriller that question how far we're willing to go to protect our own morality.
la region salvaje
Sun, Oct 15, 5:00; Wed, Oct 18, 7:00
Deeply shocking, provocative filmmaker Amat Escalante masterfully blends social realism, artful horror, and a provoking commentary on modern Mexican society with this award-winning sci-fi drama.
CLOSING NIGHT: CHAVELA
Sun, Oct 22, 5:00; Wed, Oct 25, 7:00
Filmmakers Catherine Gund and Daresha Kyi boldly capture the iconoclastic Chavela Vargas, with this lovingly rendered portrait of one of Mexico’s greatest performing artists.