The Association of Women in Film and Television has revealed the details of the XVII International Exhibition of Women in Film and TV to be held in hybrid format. Next, get to know the Official Selection and where to see each of the cinematographic works.
The central theme of this edition is Cartography, female body and territory to detail the wounds and paths of women to conquer their freedom and emancipation.
Where to see?
- National Cinematheque with 41 films from November 3-7, 2021.
- Alejandra Rangel Hinojosa Cinematheque of Monterrey, Nuevo León with 40 films from November 10-14, 2021.
- Eugenia León Theater and the José Emilio Pacheco Center of Culture and Arts, on Tlalnepantla, with 16 films from November 18 to 21 from 2021.
- FilminLatino – 49 films with free access from the November 15 to December 15, 2021.
The Official Selection is made up of 67 films, among them 18 documentary and 7 fiction feature films, 17 documentary short films and 16 fiction films, 3 experimental short films and 6 animation short films. Two shorts, Sunny, by Nadia Ayala Tabachnik, and the animation The house of memory, by Sofía Rosales Arreola, received the Ariel Prize in 2021, by the Mexican Academy of Cinematographic Arts and Sciences.
The inauguration of the XVII International Exhibition of Women in Film and TV will take place on November 3, 2021 at the National Cinematheque, whose opening film will be Fire nightby Tatiana Huezo.
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This year, the Association of Women in Film and Television pays tribute to Ana Cruz, for her distinguished career as a screenwriter, producer and director of film, television and radio. Four films will be screened at the National Cinematheque: Women of the Mexican Revolution (2009), The suffragettes (2012), Humboldt in Mexico: The Explorer’s Gaze (2017) and The invisible story (2018).
This year it will be delivered The muse, a medal to distinguish women from film and television for their career and recognition, the screenwriter, playwright and poet Beatriz Novaro already the first actress Red mary, for his outstanding career.
There will be 13 roundtables for dialogue and interviews with prominent women from the audiovisual industry, a cycle of short films on Facebook, and the organization of film clubs with Procine, the Crystal Screen Magazine and the municipality of Tlalnepantla.
On November 25, within the framework of International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, Canal 22 will show two films: the documentary short film Weaver of fates (2021), directed by Yerid López Barrera and Arturo López Pío, and the documentary feature film Esther sin h (2021), by Alejandra Islas
The Association of Women in Film and Television -in collaboration with IMCINE- have launched a call whose purpose is to gather audiovisual works by women (film, television, video, animation and multimedia) for their possible projection at the XVII International Exhibition of Women in Film and Television. The reception of works will be open from 6 of April to the June 30, 2021 until 12 at night (CDMX downtown time).
The papers presented will be directors and co-directors in the short, medium and feature film categories. The genres to consider are fiction, documentary, experimental, and animation. There is no duration limit. It is important to take into account that all the productions made in 2019, 2020 and 2021 participate.
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What is the Association of Women in Film and Television?
The Association of Women in Film and Television was created in 2002 to “recognize and promote the work done by Mexican or foreign women residing in our country, in the field of film, television and audiovisual media,” dictates a description of your Official site. In other words, it is a space to “contribute to the recognition of the labor contributions made by women in the audiovisual industry.”
They also have a presence at different festivals. For example, at the Guanajuato International Film Festival, various women in the film and TV milieu are awarded, for their great career, a recognition baptized as the Muses. It is at the Morelia International Film Festival where the Muse for Best Documentary Directed by a Woman is awarded.
The entry Where to see the XVII International Exhibition of Women in Film and TV was first published in Cine PREMIERE.