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Little Mexico Film Festival Presents: Programmer's Cut Uncensored

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Comfort Film and the Little México Film Festival present

Programmer's Cut Uncensored

A shorts film program curated by Latino Film Festival programmer Maria Lopez.

Program:

The Pastor’s Daughter/La Hija del Pastor - Genre: Thriller
Panama/2016/10 min. 
Directed by Jesús Adames
On a hot tropical night a man named "El Pastor" is murdered at a gas station. 15 years later Naki, a free spirit, meets an infirmary student named Zola who becomes her best friend. Together they look for Cobra, a man Naki believes was her father’s killer on that horrible night.

Marta Rosa - Genre: Drama
USA/México/2015/10 min. 
Directed by Barbara Cigarroa
Immediately following the tragic death of her young child, a rural Mexican woman, Marta Rosa, must struggle to persevere through both her own internal grief and the harsh realities of the world around her.

The Child/El Niño - Genre: Drama
Venezuela/2015/17 min. 
Directed by Valeria Valentina Bolívar
This is the story about a day in the life of a mother and her son. A story which evokes emotions of love, sadness, the immensity of the universe, the minuteness of human beings, incomprehension and the hope of finding a better life.

Videogames/Videojuegos - Genre: Drama
Argentina/2014/18 min. 
Directed by Cecilia Kang
Rocío can't deal with the idea of separating herself from Melina, her best friend, who is about to move away. The pain and frustration that emerges from this change quickly turns into fierce rivalry that arrives at a critical point when they decide to face each other in a "Pump It Up" challenge at the arcade.

Moss/Musgo - Genre: Drama
Costa Rica/2014/21 min. 
Directed by Ariel Escalante
Lila feels that by selling the family’s land she will be giving up the last connection with her deceased parents. When travelling to their estate for the last time, Lila will be confronted by her own sense of loneliness and will try to hold on to the only person she has left, her brother Antonio.

Nothing Happens Here/Aquí No Pasa Nada - Genre: Drama
Mexico/2014/16 min. 
Directed by Rafa Lara
In present day Mexico, the life of several families in poor and lawless regions is threatened by organized crime. In this short film, an old peasant suffers the anguish by defending the life of his daughter and granddaughter. Will his stand for justice against the cartel only worsen their situation?



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. 
LiMe Film Fest seeks to expose cinematic talent of all ages and levels and welcomes all media/audiovisual individuals and arts organizations to participate. 
limefilmfest.com/about-nos.html




Programmed by Raul Benitez and Nando Espinosa Herrera.