Alejandro Galindo – Una familia de tantas AKA A family like many others (1949) (HD)

Rodrigo Catano seeks to impose in his family a Porfirian order. One day a door to door salesman, Roberto del Hierro, comes into the house to sell an American vacuum cleaner from the “Bright O’Home” company. Maru, Mr. Catano’s daughter, watches Roberto while he demostrates the new machine. Roberto leaves and says he will come back to explain Mr. Catano about the vacuum cleaner. Mr. Catano is very upset because a man has been in his house without him been present. Nevertheless, with fast and inteligent talk, Roberto sells him the vacuum cleaner and, later on, a refrigerator. Maru is captivated by Roberto and they fall in love. Mr. Catano is furious when Roberto announces to him he will marry Maru. Read More »

Arcady Boytler & Raphael J. Sevilla – La Mujer del puerto AKA Woman of the Port (1934)

Rosario (Palma) becomes a prostitute after losing her father and discovering her boyfriend had a liaison with another woman. In Veracruz, Rosario lives above a sordid cabaret “selling her love to the men coming from the sea.” One night, sailor Alberto (Soler) rescues Rosario from the dirty hands of a drunk man. They get along and go to Rosario’s room. After making love, they begin to talk and Rosario discovers they’re siblings… Read More »

Eugenio Polgovsky – Los herederos AKA The Inheritors (2008)

From a very young age, children begin to work in the Mexican countryside. The Inheritors is a journey through their lives and their daily struggle for survival. These children’s realities echo those of their ancestors. One generation after another remains caught up in a perpetual cycle of inherited poverty. Read More »

Julián Hernández – Yo soy la felicidad de este mundo AKA I Am Happiness on Earth (2014)

Julián Hernández eroticizes nude men like no other filmmaker. His camera practically caresses the actors’ bodies, and viewers who appreciate his distinctive style of cinema often share the palpable desire his characters feel. His latest film, “I am Happiness on Earth” is not unlike his earlier film, “Broken Sky,” in that it tells of a love triangle where much of the communication is done without dialogue. Read More »

Lila Avilés – La camarista AKA The Chambermaid (2018)

Eve, a young chambermaid at a luxurious Mexico City hotel, confronts the monotony of long workdays with quiet examinations of forgotten belongings and budding friendships that nourish her newfound and determined dream for a better life. Read More »

Eugenio Polgovsky – Tropico de cancer AKA Tropic of Cancer (2004)

At the Tropic of Cancer in the desert of San Luis Potosi, Mexico, various families survive by hunting animals which they sell on the freeway. Read More »

Julián Hernández – Rabioso sol, rabioso cielo AKA Raging Sun, Raging Sky (2009)

In his latest film, Julián Hernández portrays love as an epic act of martyrdom in which redemption and fulfilment can only be found in the afterlife. This new work tells the story of two men, Kieri and Ryo, and their unquestioning love for each other. The absoluteness of this love gives meaning to their lives. But their mutual devotion is not to last – Ryo is abducted and, as a result, Kieri must now embark upon a mysterious journey. Unbeknown to him, it is “Corazón del cielo”, or heaven’s heart herself that leads and protects the lovers on their quest and spurs on Kieri’s longing. Read More »