July 11, 2009
The NewMuseum of Contemporary Art


Presented in partnership with the New Museum, Film Movement and the Mexican Cultural Institute of New York.


Fernando Eimbcke was born in Mexico City in 1970, and completed his cinematography studies in 1996 at the Centro Universitario de Estudios Cinematográficos. His work includes several short films and music videos. In 2004, he wrote and directed his first feature film Temporada de patos (Duck season), which was featured in the 43rd Critics' Week at Cannes 2004, and nearly ninety international festivals. Co-written with Paula Markovitch, his most recent film, Lake Tahoe, premiered at the Berlin Film Festival and has won numerous awards internationally.

Gavin Smith is the editor of the Film Comment Magazine.