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Repensar Docu Film Fest

  • Comfort Station 2579 North Milwaukee Avenue Chicago, IL, 60647 United States (map)

The Center of Capacitación Cinematográfica Is one of the most prominent film schools in México City and around the world, and we are pleased to showcase work by students and alumni from that historic institution with 40 years+ of cinematic achievements.

Documentary is a gender with too much to share with world about its inhabitants and their struggles, that's why Curator Milagros Vargas, a documentary filmmaker and CCC alumni, wants to invite to this screening featuring both a selection of short films and a feature lenght documentary from her fellow CCC budding artists.

Details of the film line up TBA.

Milagros Vargas F (Cuernavaca, Mex. 1987) is a producer and field soundwoman of short films, feature films and documentaries.

About Center of Capacitación Cinematográfica:

Film Training Center, AC (CCC) was founded in 1975 with the aim of training highly professional filmmakers in the technical and artistic areas of filmmaking. It is a school where multidirectional way affect their academic activity and production work, as well as cultural diffusion.
Film Training Center, AC 2014 Since its origin, it emerged as a film school in the broadest sense of the word. A center of academic activity and cultural diffusion that links the moving image with other manifestations and artistic expressions The CCC also has a valuable collection specialized literature and a growing film collection, with current and historical material, which constantly participates in meetings and festivals nationally and internationally.
Several projects have been launched with other film schools in Mexico and elsewhere; CCC belongs to the International Association of Schools of Cinema and television CILECT (Centre International de Liaison des Ecoles de Cinéma et de Television) and from 2011 to a Film Archives International Federation -FIAF. Recognized as a leader in the school Film education, received the Award for Academic Excellence in the Festival Film School of Tel Aviv in Israel, in 2005, and in 2006 the Ariel de Oro for his 30 years of educational work and contribution to cinema. Over 30 generations of filmmakers have graduated from CCC and there have been more than seven hundred national and international awards and recognitions. Two students have received the Foreign Student Academy Award (Student Award Abroad) of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences of the United States: Javier Bourges , with the ultimate goal of the year , and Rodrigo Pla , with the eye in the neck . In 2015 La Parka was nominated for an Oscar in the category of short documentary and in July the same year it was announced that the short 400 bags was f inalista of Foreign Student Academy Award . The graduate of the CCC, Carlos Carrera received the Palme d'Or for his short film The Hero in 1994 and 2006, Elisa Miller became the first filmmaker Mexican woman to receive the Palme d'Or for his short film of the CCC, View rain .ón_Cinematográfica