The federal Ministry of Culture, through the Mexican Institute of Cinematography (IMCINE), celebrates the National Day of Mexican Cinema, which is commemorated every August 15, with a special programming available until August 31.
This program offers a panoramic view of Mexico, through films covering all regions of the country: from north to south; passing through communities and cities. In 2022, The National Day of Mexican Cinema seeks to cover all the possibilities of those who inhabit the country.
As part of the celebration, the IMCINE collaborate hand in hand with different platforms streaming to unite efforts and bring Mexican cinema to the homes of all Mexicans who like the seventh national art.
This year, Netflix Mexico offers for the Day of Mexican Cinema, several films that are characterized by being the most recent in national cinema, and that, in addition, have just been awarded by the Ariel this 2022. We are talking about Fire night Y a police movieproductions that received support from the government for their realization.
Fire nightfilm creditor to 19 nominations to the ariel 2022premiered directly on Netflix on November 17, 2021. This tape of Tatiana Huezo was applauded at the Cannes Film Festival, also nominated for “Best film”.
For its part, A police moviefrom the director Alonso Ruizpalacios who has also directed emblematic works such as “Güeros” and “Museo”, came out as an original Netflix production on November 5, 2021 and was nominated for the ariel 2022. Now it is still available on the aforementioned platform.
Mubi It will also join this celebration with the screening of the classic “El Castillo de la Puridad”, by Arturo Ripstein, which turns 50.
Based on real events that occurred in Mexico in the 50s, from which Ripstein and José Emilio Pacheco developed the scriptthis film won five Ariel Awards in 1973, including Best Picture.
ViX, also celebrates the National Mexican Cinema Day East August 15oy extends the celebration throughout the month with an offer of hundreds of titles and a channel dedicated to the best Mexican films of yesterday and today.
The platform seeks to recognize the contribution of Mexico in the history of world cinema, taking enigmatic characters such as Macario or Cantinflas, icons of golden cinema such as María Félix, Pedro Infante, Sara García, and stories of our day to the farthest places. day like: Mirreyes vs. Godinez, Shake off your sorrows either presences.
Some endearing titles of the Cine de Oro will be available, such as there is the detailand (1940), wild flowerre (1943) and Macarius (1960); the María Félix Collection with some titles that are The Rock of the Souls (1943), Miss Barbara (1943) and The Ensign Nun (1944); as well as some of the most sought after Mexican classics like Mexico Room (1949), The forgotten (1950), also of pain is sung (1950) and Two types of care (1952).
For 16 days, starting today, more than 20 feature films and 10 short films, with different release dates, will be on the platform.
For example, from August 13 to 31 they will be available for free, oblivion district (2020), summer whiteor (2020), things we don’t do (2020), Sanctuary, the dog trip of Paty Aguirre (2021), traces of wind (2017), To die in the deserts (2017), the beautiful vanquisheds (2021).
amazon It will also present a special curatorship that includes seven Mexican films, of which one is co-produced with IMCINE and three have the support of the institution.
Under the name #MuchoCineDeTodo, the public will be able to enjoy 43 films in 344 performanceswhich will be seen in 52 face-to-face locations in 22 states; in addition to 283 broadcasts on 27 public television stationsincluding the Public Broadcasting System of the Mexican State.
Some other feature films that are contemplated for the program are:
–90 days until July 2 (Rafael Martinez-Garcia, 2021)
–My girlfriend is the revolution (Marcelino Islas Hernández, 2021),
–fire inside (Jesus Mario Lozano, 2020)
–summer white (Rodrigo Ruiz Patterson, 2020)
–Wilderness (Everardo Gonzalez, 2020)
–fractal (Mariana Gonzalez, 2019)
–where the birds sleep (Alejandro Alatorre, 2021)
–Hope, Soledad (Yolanda Cruz, 2018)