Campeche’s Film Week kicks off Friday

More than 10 different screenings will take place during Mexican Film Week, which returns to Campeche with outdoor performances, master classes, workshops and exhibitions…//

CAMPECHE — The Walled City of San Francisco de Campeche will be filled with movies from August 10 to 16, and the Cultural Center “El Claustro” will be the main venue for free activities that the Secretary of Culture of the State Government (Secult) and the Mexican Institute of Cinematography (Imcine) have prepared. The festival starts with the film “I wanted to find you”, by Javier Colinas, next Friday, August 10, at 8:00 p.m.

Movies like “Un embrujo”, by Carlos Carrera; “Verónica”, by Carlos Algara; “In the middle of nowhere”, by Hugo Rodríguez; and “Maquinaria Panamericana”, by Joaquín del Paso, will be featured at the “Hernán Loría Pérez” Auditorium of El Claustro, located on 12th Street in the Historic Center of the State Capital.

There will also be performances such as “The book of life”, “Potentiae”, “Isla Calaca” and “The last heroes of the peninsula”, in which children and adults can have a visual delight through the seventh art.

Actress Blanca Guerra (PHOTO: Blanco y Negro)


In addition, various activities with the presence of directors and producers will be offered, such as the master classes of Direction and Cinematographic Production by Carlos Algara and Javier Colinas, respectively; in addition to the training workshops of “Cinema for children”, given by Citlaly Rieder, and “Screenplay for comedy and horror films”, by Emilio Portes, winner of 14 Ariel awards.

It should be noted that the cinema will transcend  walls, as is customary, and will also reach the multipurpose courts of the Bellavista neighborhood and the town of Lerma, with the children’s film “Isla Calaca”, on August 15 and 16, respectively. , at 7:00 p.m., for free.

These activities include the presence of actress Blanca Guerra during the screening of the film “In the middle of nowhere”, by director Hugo Rodríguez, on Sunday, August 12 at 7:00 pm in the Auditorium “Hernán Loría Pérez.” Guerra is one of the most recognized Mexican actresses abroad and has participated in more than 90 productions.

Finally, there will also be the presentation of “Imcine’s Supports and Funds”, aimed at those interested in making film projects, on August 16 at 4:00 p.m.

Undoubtedly, the Film Week is the ideal platform for those who like the seventh art to receive workshops and training on cinematography, and at the same time to enjoy quality projections.

The cultural billboard for the month of August can be downloaded through www.culturacampeche.com.

Text and photo: Agencies

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