Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2013

A special programme of contemporary Mexican Cinema with a focus on how violence is treated in storytelling.

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Daniel & Ana Daniel & Ana
Daniel & Ana and Los Olvidados
Daniel & Ana (Daniel And Ana, Daniel Y Ana) (Country: Mexico, Spain; Year: 2009; Director: Michel Franco; Writer: Michel Franco; Stars: Dario Yazbek Bernal, Marimar Vega, Chema Torre)
Dramatisation of a true-life ordeal of a brother and sister at the hands of Mexico's underground porn trade.
Heli (Year: 2013; Director: Amat Escalante; Writer: Amat Escalante, Gabriel Reyes)
A man's search for his missing father sees him drawn into a world of drugs and crime.
Hell (El Infierno) (Country: Mexico; Year: 2013; Director: Luis Estrada )
Comedy examining the impact of the drugs war on Mexico.
Los Olvidados (The Young And The Damned) (Country: Mexico; Year: 1950; Director: Luis Buñuel; Writer: Luis Alcoriza, Max Aub, Luis Buñuel, Juan Larrea, Pedro de Urdimalas; Stars: Estela Inda, Miguel Inclán, Alfonso Mejía, Roberto Cobo, Alma Delia Fuentes, Francisco Jambrina, Jesús Navarro, Efraín Arauz, Sergio Villarreal, Jorge Pérez, Javier Amézcua, Mário Ramírez, Ernesto Alonso, Victorio Blanco, Rubén Campos)
Violence in the slums of Mexico City.
The Mayor (El Alcalde) (Country: Mexico; Year: 2012; Director: Emiliano Altuna, Diego Enrique Osorno, Carlos Rossini; Stars: Mauricio Fernandez)
Story of a mayor.
Heli Heli
Heli and Narco Cultura
Narco Cultura (Country: US; Year: 2013; Director: Shaul Schwarz)
An examination of Mexican drug cartels’ influence in pop culture on both sides of the border as experienced by an LA narcocorrido singer dreaming of stardom and a Juarez crime scene investigator on the front line of Mexico’s Drug War.

Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara

Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent

Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses

A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle

Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988

The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable

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