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FICM: The Morelio International Film Festival announced its official programming

FICM 2021

The official programming of the Morelia International Film Festival was announced with a wide and varied selection of titles.

Last Night in Soho, one of the premieres coming to the festival.  (Photo: Last Night in Soho)
Last Night in Soho, one of the premieres coming to the festival. (Photo: Last Night in Soho)

It is one of the most anticipated events of the year for the Mexican and international film and film communities in terms of festivals. Unlike previous editions, this one in 2021 takes on a special value because there will be a large audience that will return to enjoy movies on the big screen after the most critical period of the pandemic. Now they can do it from October 27 to November 1.

Anyway, to ensure the safety of attendees and comply with health protocols, the 19th edition of the FICM has announced that the hybrid format will be launched for those audiences that cannot attend the different venues in person (Cinépolis Morelia Centro, Cinépolis Las Américas, Mariano Matamoros Theater and University Cultural Center).

For all those people who for some reason or another want to go to Morelia, the FICM has also thought of them with the programming of free virtual functions in collaboration with Cinépolis Klic, Canal 22 and FilminLatino.

A total of 99 movies make up the Official Selection in the competition sections of Mexican Feature Film, Mexican Documentary, Michoacan Section and Mexican Short Film.

While, the inauguration will be carried out by Annette, film by French director Leos Carax, who will be present with the Mexican producer Julio Chavezmontes. The same way, It was detailed that there will be a retrospective of the director throughout the festival.

The closing of the festival, which comes hand in hand with the Day of the Dead celebrations in Mexico, will be with Ghostbusters: Afterlife, by Jason Reitman. The filmmaker will honor the performance with his presence to present this new installment of the original Ghostbusters universe.

Throughout the FICM titles such as Last Night in Soho (by Edgar Wright), One cop movie (from Alonso Ruizpalacios), Civil (by Teodora Mihai), Memory (from Apichatpong Weerasethakul), The power of the dog (the Jane Campion), Titanium (by Julia Ducournau), between many more.

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