Thursday, June 8

OaxacaCine ¡Cine para todos!


OaxacaCine is celebrating it’s second anniversary with an exciting series of national and international films curated by former New York Film Festival director Richard Peña.

Featuring four full length films and a special presentation of Oaxaca’s history, the season begins on Monday 11th of November with ‘Blanca Nieves’ and continues with three award winning Mexican films: ‘Club Sándwich’, ‘La Jaula de Oro’ and ‘Heli’.  You can watch the trailers below.

On Friday the 15th there will be a special 2nd anniversary gala event at Teatro Alcalá.   Don’t miss this opportunity to see  fragments of Oaxaca’s social, political, economic and cultural history from the Archivo Filmoteca de la UNAM.  Footage ranges from 1907 to 1967 and includes Rufino Tamayo, Maria Sabina, the 1931 earthquake and General Porfirio Díaz and will be accompanied by live music.  This is a free event.

In addition to the films, curator Richard Peña will be presenting a free seminar ‘En los márgenes del cine norteamericano’.  Held over 3 days at the Instituto de Artes Gráficas de Oaxaca you can register by emailing

Monday 11
Blanca Nieves
Pablo Berger | España-Francia-Bélgica | 2012 | 104 min

Tuesday 12
Club Sándwich
Fernando Eimbcke | México | 2013 | 82 min
The director and producers of the film will be present at the screening.

 Wednesday  13
La Jaula de Oro
Diego Quemada-Díez | México | 2013 | 110 min
The producer, Inna Payán and actor Rodolfo Dominguez will be present at the screening.

Thursday 14
Amat Escalante | México | 2013 | 105 min
Cinematographer Lorenzo Hagerman will be present at the screening.

 Friday 15
Oaxaca, 1967 – 1907
Fragments of historical short films (1907 – 1967) with live music by Alex Otaola, Iraida Noriega, Natalia Pérez, Gustavo Nandayapa and Javier Ortiz

All films will screen at Teatro Macedonio Alcalá at 7pm and tickets are available from the theatre box office between 4-7pm each day.
General entry: $30
Concession: $20


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