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Indie films from Mexico will screen at the Broadway

Published May 17, 2013 2:49 pm

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The newest talent in Mexican filmmaking will be represented in a two-day event this week at the Broadway Centre Cinemas.

The Domino Mexican Independent Film Tour stops at the Broadway, 111 E. 300 South, Salt Lake City, on Tuesday and Wednesday. All screenings are free.

Tuesday's show, starting at 7 p.m., is a collection of seven short films: "El pescador (The Fisherman)" (drama); "La herida de Lucrecia (Lucrecia's Wound)" (drama); "Yuban: Tierra viva (Yuban: Living Earth)" (documentary); "Enraizado (Rooted)" (animation); "Para armar un helicóptero (To Put Together a Helicopter)" (drama); "Monarca (Monarch)" (animation); and "Ismael" (drama).

Filmmakers Davy Giorgi and Samantha Pineda (who made "El pescador") and Sebastian Hofmann (who directed "Ismael") will be at the Broadway for a post-screening Q-and-A session.

Wednesday's program includes two features. At 5 p.m. is "Todo el mundo tiene a alguien menos yo (Everybody's Got Somebody … But Me)," with a Q-and-A by director Raúl Fuentes and a short film, "In a Minute (En un minuto)." At 7:30 p.m., the feature-length film "Gimme the Power" will screen.

Sean P. Means