2017 Cine LatinoCine Latino: In Focus


Andrés Crespo Arosemena
Director:
Such is Life in the Tropics

Reading was the trigger that started Andrés Crespo on his film career. Crespo, who is co-writer and also acts in the film Such is Life in the Tropics, said his mother and father were avid readers.

Mitzi Vanessa Arreola
Co-Director: The 4th Company
“This became more constant with time, and I have gained certain skills along the way… It’s known as experience.”

Sofía Carrillo
Director:
Cerulia, The Sad House, Black Doll

“I’ve always been in love with fantasy, and stop motion animation was the opportunity to construct my own world.”

Amir Galván Cervera
Director: The 4th Company
“Today you could be shooting in a dangerous neighborhood with a criminal gang, tomorrow you could be eating caviar in a private jet with a sultan.”

Lucía Gajá Ferrer
Director: Intimate Battles
“I wanted to explore [domestic violence] as a terrible problem that happens everywhere, not only in poor countries or the ones that are developing, but in many more places.”

Carla Simón
Director: Summer 1993
“This is the most personal story I have ever told, the one that takes my own memories as a starting point…”