“Tucson Cine Mexico” says festival co-director Carlos A. Gutiérrez, “is a great opportunity to really understand that Mexico is much more complex, much more interesting than the general media usually portrays.”
With a focus on presenting the best of the latest films from Mexico, co-directors Vicky Westover and Carlos Gutiérrez have this year selected films ranging from a bizarre-yet-true crime story from veteran auteur and “master of the Mexican bizarre” Arturo Ripstein, to a debut documentary from director María José Cuevas that swept multiple awards at … Continue reading »Film Festival Roundup
Tucson Cine Mexico continues its streak with a 14th year working to represent the diversity of cinema coming from our neighbor to the south. Started in 2004, organizers said it’s the longest-running contemporary Mexican cinema festival in the U.S., and the only one of its kind in Arizona. “Year by year, there is a growing … Continue reading »Festival Aims for Nuanced Representation of Mexican Cinema
Este festival es uno de los más longevos del estado y presenta totalmente gratis obras contemporáneas de cineastas mexicanos. Este fin de semana llega el festival Tucson Cine México
The Hanson Film Institute places UA students in off-campus internships with film and television companies.
Women Make Movies, a non-profit media arts organization that facilitates the production, distribution, and exhibition of independent films by and about women, has released the Hanson Film Institute produced documentary APACHE 8 on vimeo for download rental viewing. Directed and produced by Hanson Fellow Sande Zeig, APACHE 8 tells the story of an all-women wildland firefighter crew from the White Mountain Apache Tribe, who have been fighting fires in Arizona and throughout the U.S., for over 30 years. The film was premiered in 2011 by the National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian and has been broadcast on public television stations nationally over 2000 times.