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 23 - October 28 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: time share
Sun, Sep 23, 5:00
Post-sceening Q&A w/filmmaker Sebastian Hofmann + reception!
(also screening Wed, Sep 26, 7:00)
Pedro's (Luis Gerardo Méndez) dream vacation turns into a nightmare when an error leaves his family's timeshare villa double-booked. Filmmaker Sebastián Hofmann (HALLEY) probes patriarchal insecurity in this subversive psychological thriller tinged with the bleakest of black comedy.
EN EL SEPTIMO DÍA
Sun, Sep 30, 5:00
Post-screening panel discussion as part of the Seventh Art Stand
(also screening Wed, Oct 3, 7:00)
A humane, sensitive, and humorous window into a world rarely seen, this crowd-pleaser follows a group of undocumented Mexican immigrants as they struggle to balance their livelihoods with their championship soccer game.
BUY ME A GUN
Sun, Oct 7, 5:00; Wed, Oct 10, 7:00
In a dystopian future, a drug-addicted father tries to protect his daughter, Huck, as best he can. Yet in the face of danger, it is Huck and her friends that must fight to defeat the local cartel. Official Selection, Director's Fortnight, 2018 Cannes Film Festival.
ENAMORADA - New Restoration!
Sun, Oct 14, 5:00; Wed, Oct 17, 5:00
The Mexican Revolution sets the stage for this burgeoning love story between a revolutionary troublemaker (Pedro Armendáriz) and an aristocratic beauty (María Félix). A masterpiece of Mexican cinema.
TIGERS ARE NOT AFRAID
Sun, Oct 21, 5:00; Wed, Oct 24, 7:00
Ten-year-old Estrella is left to fend for herself when her mom disappears. Distressed, she wishes for mother’s return. Her mother does return, but, to Estrella’s disbelief, not alive. A dark fairytale with surreal and bone-chilling imagery, filmmaker Issa López won over horror legends Steven King and Guillermo del Toro with this timely story about Mexico’s “forgotten” children.
AGAVE: THE SPIRIT OF A NATION
Sun, Oct 28, 5:00
Post-screening tasting sponsored by Blue Agave Spirits & Las Perlas Spirits!
In Mexico, families have passed down the tradition of distilling agave into tequila and mezcal for generations. Discover how one delicate plant can carry the weight of a nation and the people trying to protect it for the future.