1931, a year of nationalisms and excesses: The Chinese are expelled from Sonora; the US deports Mexicans and closes its borders. Twelve desperate people cross the Sonoran desert in a 1929 Chrysler, hoping to find peace in Baja California. As their sojourn exposes both the best and the worst of human nature, racism, greed, and paranoia prove as deadly as the merciless landscape around them.
The unveiling of a statue honoring Emiliano Zapata becomes the site in which the demands of a struggling city are manifested through the speech of a young boy.
Galo has enough free space in his old and luxurious apartment so he asks Fama, an exgirlfriend with cash problems, to come live with him. She arrives with her Canadian boyfriend, Alex. They both couldn’t find themselves in a more comfortable situation: free space to live in, stocked fridge and no pressures to leave anytime soon. Nevertheless not everything goes smoothly for Fama while in there, specially with Carlota (the fourth roomate in the house) who seems to hold an interest for Alex.
Lupita and Toña work as housemaids at the Ruíz Palacio’s house, an aristocratic Mexican family. For a long time they have been mistreated and poorly paid. They’re now fed up with the abuse and lack of respect they get from their employers.
María rehearses Antigone the same way as she criticizes the government's actions; Ismene listens fearfully just as Irving reluctantly accepts the official version of a lie. Love only has consciousness in its disappearance; in the end the causes will be known, and only the memory of those who refuse to forget will be left with no consequence.
A young Texan mother who loses her child to foster care begins smuggling Mexicans across the border.
A look back at a director's life with his neurotic mother.
Jacobo is fascinated by fairy tales. Convinced that a witch has appeared in the basement of his own house, he tries to destroy her, only to discover that reality is sometimes crueler than the fantasy.
An American government hit man on the run makes a pact with two travelers to help him disappear in the Mexican jungle.
Bar worker Diana Diaz leaves Madrid for Miami and with new boyfriend, Robert (Luis Hacha), they then head for Hollywood, prepared to do anything for fame.
A senior official of the Mexican political system decides to fake the capture and death of The Coyote, public enemy number one in Mexico, to make this happen, he cuts a deal with his family, who require a dead body to pose as a double. Topillero is responsible of executing the plan. But on this journey he is reunited with his wife and son, whom he abandoned years ago.
It tells the story of Niebla, who died in a shootout with the police and whose ghost comes back to help change Francisco´s fate, a 10 years old boy. Francisco´s father, Basilio, an abusive and violent thief, adored and feared by his son, destroys his mother and brothers, when he takes out his frustrations at home. The ghost protects Francisco from his father´s violence and handholds him threw his first love with Roxana who has her own story of abuse. Feeling protected, Francisco is able to face his oppression.
Leo meet Javier at a bus stop while he tries unsuccessfully to flirt with a colleague from work. Leo's comments make Javier suspect that he is getting into his head to read his mind.
Rodolfo Guerra, father of three daughters, wakes up one morning and decides he will not go to work; he is tired of being mistreated by his wife. In that one day in which the family routine is broken, Rodolfo opens his eyes and realizes that he is a perfect stranger in his own home. Rodolfo knows that he is risking his job, yet he still takes the time to put the puzzle pieces together to discover many unknown truths that are present among his daily life.
A female American reporter searches for her missing brother against the backdrop of violence and human smuggling across the US/Mexican border.
1903, before the Revolution
The Citrillos Turns is a pulque bar in Mexico City, in which beings with no present or future gather to drink their lives away and tell stories of the dead and apparitions. Thus is woven a story of real passions love, betrayal, jealousy, pillage- in an atmosphere of drunkenness and hallucination.
Carlos sweeps and mops the floor of an old-time barbershop. The day before Independence Day, among the customers is Julio. Their eyes meet, and when the barbershop closes Julio comes back for Carlos. They spend the night together, eating, chatting and even dancing, knowing full well that this encounter will be brief and short-lived.
After suffering a violent incident, a woman decides to become a vigilante, defending every woman who has suffered from physical or psychological abuse.
Julian, an 18 years old young man, discovers for the firts time what love is. He is betrayed, learns to betray, to abandon and to love. We see his love life though three chapters: from the innocence of love to the abandonment of his daughter.
This comedy takes its cue from such female-centered films as "Bridesmaids" and "Trainwreck." Pic centers on a woman who makes a living from breaking up couples and decides to take on the task of splitting up her sister's relationship with her jerk of a boyfriend.
Martin, a child of the 21st century, through his telescope discovers Doctor Funes, the inventor of a formula to become young again and the envy of Doctor Moebius, who also wants to regain his youth. Martin goes to visit old Funes, but instead finds twelve year old Pablo, whom he shelters in his house without telling his parents what is going on. Pablo turns the biology teacher into a baby girl with a pacifier, and a group of the elderly into children. Martin dreams of a world of only children, but Doctor Moebius steals the formula, not knowing that its effects are unpredictable.
A conservative businesswoman promises her dying husband to bring their son, long-absent and whose whereabouts, is unknown back home. The clues lead to El Edén, a male brothel dressed as a gym. Despite the fact that he refuses to return, she, accustomed to achieving what she sets out to do, will use all her weapons to recover what is her own.
It's a cloudy day and two young men enter a photo booth. They're friends, co-workers at a construction site; both take advantage of a spare moment and the small space to smoke, talk and portray an extraordinary moment.
Déficit follows one day of crisis in the life of Cristobal (Gael Garcia Bernal), a spoilt, rich kid throwing a party for his friends at his parents' luxurious villa. A big fence and a live-in staff of servants are there to shield Cristobal from the harsher realities of life, while his younger sister Elisa (Camila Sodi), there with her own crowd, uses drugs as her chosen means of escape. There are, however, some realities that cannot be kept at bay forever, like the reason behind their parents' prolonged absence, the gradual breakdown in the villa's amenities, and Cristobal's dwindling university prospects.
Who’s up for a sensual, seductive trip with some of the hottest Latin men that have ever graced the Silver Screen? ‘Mexican Men’ collects five of the most accomplished gay shorts from one of the homes of groundbreaking queer cinema. From short encounters, emerging love stories and deeply touching connections, these short films are sure to stir the heart….and body. Featuring Trémulo, Young Man at the Bar Masturbating with Rage and Nerve, Wandering Clouds, To Live, and Atmosphere. Films directed by Julián Hernández or Roberto Fiesco.
WE GO ON tells the story of one man's quest to find out if there is more out there after we die. Paralyzed by his fear of dying, Miles Grissom offers a cash reward to the first person who can show him a ghost, an angel, a demon anything that can prove that we go on after our deaths. He narrows the responses down to three viable candidates a scientist, a medium, and a worldly entrepreneur. Along with his fiercely protective mother, he embarks on an adventure that will spiral into an unthinkable nightmare.
Max returns to her slum turned into the vocalist of a rock band. There, the memories await, the latest news and the truths that were silent for years: Sonia is a voice that speaks from the death.
While leading a police investigation of a massacre in a public school at the border of Mexico and U.S.A, special Agent Emanuel Ritter links this strange case to the coming and rising of the ancient demon Belzebuth. But in order to stop the trail of upcoming infanticides, Ritter shall have to confront himself before dealing with the forces of good and evil.
Having spent the last 10 years fighting injustice and cruelty, Alejandro de la Vega is now facing his greatest challenge: his loving wife Elena has thrown him out of the house! Elena has filed for divorce and found comfort in the arms of Count Armand, a dashing French aristocrat. But Alejandro knows something she doesn't: Armand is the evil mastermind behind a terrorist plot to destroy the United States. And so, with his marriage and the county's future at stake, it's up to Zorro to save two unions before it's too late.
Compilation of short film about sex, love and other perversions.
Dean and Sal are the portrait of the Beat Generation. Their search for "It" results in a fast paced, energetic roller coaster ride with highs and lows throughout the U.S.
A love story between a Mexican teenager and an American woman who meet one summer in Mexico.
Rookie CIA field operative Isabel Alfaro works alongside infamous CIA legend Wayne Addison to bring down Rafael Bautista, Mexico's most vicious and brilliant narco. Her mission brings her into conflict with Eduardo Yzaguirre, her former boyfriend and the current Mayor of Mexico City, the cleanest and most inspirational politician in the country.