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Comfort Film Presents the Little Mexico Film Festival

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

Comfort Film once agian partners with the Little México Film Festival.

The Little Mexico Film Festival will screen selections from the 2016 festival. 

Program lineup:

Africana
Dir: AMIN ELHAG
USA / Drama / 7min
The corrupt African politicians are stealing people money, and invested it in the west! How many schools, hospitals, factories, houses, and highways this money can build? The question is why is the most civilized and democratic countries are accepting and investing in a stolen money

Dream of spider
Islamic Republic of Iran / Animation / 1:22min
Dir: Ario Saffarzadegan

Marimar
México / Documentary / 1.30min
Dir: Esmeralda Salgad
The reflection of a mexican mother, telling her story of sacrifice and dedication, just for love.

Marital Aids
Canada / Fiction / 11min
Dir: Liz Taylor

When Marital Tensions Boil Over, One Enterprising Company Sends Stunt Doubles to Deal With the Flak

The endless river
Islamic Republic of Iran / Fiction/ 3min
Dir: Mohammad Mohammadian
A young boy is sitting next to a droughty river, watching the barren land while fantasizing about fishing. Drown in his daydreaming, he coughs and comes back to his senses, gets up and walks along the river.

La sequía
Costa Rica / Drama / 12min
Dir: Jose Morales
An Indian can not express their emotions in the midst of a physical drought

Last Judgement

USA / Animation / 3min
Dir: JUNYI XIAO
50 years ago, China, a man involved in a group violent.

Full Color
Islamic Republic of Iran / Animation / 48seg.
Dir: Ario Saffarzadegan
Simple story about technology

La noche de todos los santos
España/ Fiction/ 15min
Dir: GUSTAVO VALLECAS
Seventy-five years after the Civil War, strange occurrences torment Spain on All Souls’ Eve, causing unprecedented historic events and the emergence of journalists from around the world.

Modern Man
USA / Experimental / 4min
Dir: Robert Lyons
An animated tribute to one of the world's all time great comedian philosophers, George Carlin, based on his relentlessly poignant and self reflective monologue "I'm a Modern Man". This film is a cut-out style animation anijam and was created by students from my animation classes at Philadelphia's University of the Arts from 2009 to 2013. The inspiration for this project began when George Carlin was awarded the Mark Twain Prize for American humor in 2008. He did not live to attend this event in his honor and was the first person to receive this award posthumously.

Miles to go before i sleep
Finland / Documentary / 13min
Dir: HANNA HOVITIE
A young Congolese woman shares her story of becoming a victim of child trafficking and being thrown into a whirlwind of drifting between continents.

Red
Islamic Republic of Iran / Animation / 2min
Dir: Ario Saffarzadegan
A different short story about Little Red Riding Hood.

Media: Digital Projection.
Arturo Lizalde the Director of the Festival will be in attendance to intorduce the program and talk about the 2017 Festival.

About the Little Mexico Film Festival: The Little México Film Festival or LiMe Film Fest an itinerant & international festival of short films by independent filmmakers, was founded in 2010 in the Little Village Chicago Il. to provide a constructive platform for filmmakers of any skill level and provide an opportunity to explore issues that affect communities through dialogue. 
limefilmfest.com

Free

Programmed by Nando Espinosa Herrera and Raul Benitez.