5 Noteworthy Films To Catch At This Year’s Mexican Film Festival

Of film noir, comedy, love and the bleakness of life

Back in its third year running, the Mexican Film Festival will be held at The Projector from 1 to 4 Jun.

Taking a darker turn this year, the festival will feature thought-provoking films such as Bleak Street, which takes a comedic look at the lives of sex workers.

Curated by The Projector and presented in partnership with the The Embassy of Mexico in Singapore, the festival will present some of Mexico’s most refreshing cinematic voices.

Here are five films that will be premiering at The Projector:

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2. Desert (Desierto)

The debut feature by Alfonso Cuaron’s son features Gael Garcia Bernal in a tightly-paced thriller that takes place at the US-Mexico border. The film explores the difficulties that Mexican migrant workers face, especially in the face of racism.

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