2022 begins with major film festivals, including the one in Berlin, where two works from Mexico will compete.
with restrictions, the Berlin International Film Festival It will take place from February 10 to 20. Forced to readjust the agenda of activities due to a health emergency due to covid-19, the organizers have taken measures such as capacity limitations, the requirement of the Covid passport and reduction of content. Within that context there is also good news and that has to do strictly with Mexican films.
After a great 2021 for Mexican cinema, also standing out internationally, This 2022 begins with encouraging forecasts so that the national cinematographic level continues to be shown. And the Berlinale will not be the exception as a showcase.
In this edition there will be two works: a feature film and a short film. After making a pleasant impression at the Morelia International Film Festival (FICM) last year with the path of the sun, director Claudia Sainte-Luce will participate in Berlin with her film God’s kingdom, film that addresses the relationship of a child with his grandmother from a doubt that the child has about the idea of feeling God before making the first communion.
Another filmmaker present with her work is Cris Gris, who will exhibit her short soul and peace, seen at FICM in 2021. In this work, she captures the story of a girl who struggles to maintain a connection with her deceased mother just when her sister bursts into her life with a change of plans.
In this way, it is also reaffirmed that they are the women who reposition mexican cinema thanks to his vision and work to tell stories on the screen from different areas.