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The Embassy of Mexico in India and the Honorary Consulate of Mexico for Southern India, Chennai in collaboration with the
Indo Cine Appreciation Foundation (ICAF) have the pleasure to invite you to a festival of Mexican films

at the Alliance Française of Madras
No. 24, College Road, Chennai 600 006

March 26th – 28th, 2018

Monday, 26 March

6:15 pm | Inauguration by Mr. Ramkumar Varadarajan, Honorary Consul of Mexico for Southern India, Chennai, Mr. E. Thangaraj
General Secretary, Indo Cine Appreciation Foundation (ICAF) and Mr. Santiago Ruy Sánchez, Head of Cultural Affairs, Embassy of Mexico in India

6:30 pm | Pura Sangre | Directed by Neo Santillan-Lopez
History of how a team of five professionals, Fierro, Bosco, Tino, Chema and his Jaime are forced to assault the betting centre and the Hippodrome complex. The plan is simple; hide the money for five years and stay off the radar. When things calm down, they will return for the money. But a few months after the successful assault, one of them resurfaces in the police alert, and their mistakes will result in the most exhaustive human hunting, covering more than 5 years to arrest the remaining four members, and recover the money.

Tuesday, 27 March

6:15 pm | Viento Aparte (A Separate Wind) | Directed by Alejandro Gerber Bicecci
Omar and Karina’s mother fell ill on a holiday trip in a beach on the Mexican Pacific coast. Without further notice, brother and sister start a 2,500 kms journey to their grandmother’s house in Casas Grandes (Chihuahua), near the Mexico-USA border. They face a country wounded by violence, distrust, helplessness and abandon, where the only possible shelter is to stay together.

8:00 pm | Seguir Viviendo | Directed by Alejandra Sanchez
Two children, under a death threat run away from Juarez and join a journalist, who has just lost his son in a car accident. They get together and form a new family. During a long journey in a short time, everything will spin around death, the fragile universe of love and life´s traps..

Wednesday, 28 March

6:15 pm | Enamorandome de abril (Falling in Love with April) | Directed by Joel Nunez
A funny romantic comedy in which a writer who signed with pseudonym woman falls for a journalist who signed with pseudonym man. When love comes almost always takes us by surprise and nobody can object

7:45 pm | la extinction de los dinosaurios (The Extinction of the Dinosaurs) | Directed by Luis Ayhllon
Hugo has terminal cancer and needs easy money. For that reason, he wants to sell his house to Paco, an old friend who had an affair with his wife, 30 years ago. Paco wants to buy the house, but he doesn’t have a penny. Therefore, suggests committing a robbery.

*Free entry
All films in Spanish with English subtitles