The Morelia International Film Festival has announced the lineup for its 10th annual edition which will take place November 3 – 11. Nine feature films were selected for the official Mexican feature film competition, including Fogo (Yulene Olaizola), which premiered at the Directors’ Fortnight section of Cannes. A “docu-fiction hybrid” hailed for its masterful cinematography, Fogo depicts life on the Newfoundland/Labrador island of the same name.
Also selected was the feature No quiero dormir sola (Natalia Beristáin), which recently had its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival. The film follows Amanda, a girl with a fear of sleeping alone, as she forms a more meaningful relationship with her grandmother and both women are changed in the process. The other seven selected feature films are Halley by Sebastian Hofmann, I Hate Love by Humberto Hinojosa, Las lágrimas by Pablo Delgado Sánchez, Restos by Alfonso Pineda Ulloa, Rezeta by Luis Fernando Frias de la Parra, No hay nadie allá afuera by Haroldo Fajardo, and Táu by Daniel Castro Zimbrón.
In the official Mexican documentary competition, 25 films have been selected, including Cuates de Australia / Drought by Everardo González, El alcalde by Diego Osorno, Carlos Rossini and Emiliano Altuna, Carrière, 250 metros by Juan Carlos Rulfo, Mitote by Eugenio Polgovsky, and Inori by Pedro González-Rubio.
For a complete list of all Official Selections, please visit the Festival’s website.