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Filmreihe Portraits of a search
11 September, 2017 - 7:00 pm ~ 9:00 pm
In the Mexican narco-war, thousands of mothers search for their missing sons and daughters. In Portraits of a Search, the stories of Natividad, Guadalupe and Margarita intertwine to convey the different forms of confronting the search and uncertainty: one turns to the FBI, another obtains the Nation’s president’s personal promise, and the other tries to return to her routines so as to save her grandson. A portrait of Mexico today. Alicia Calderón is Director and co-screenwriter from Mexico City, 1976. She actually lives in Guadalajara.
Portraits of a Search (2014) is her first documentary feature film. This project was selected by imcine to receive Guidance for the Development of Storylines and was produced with the Fund for Quality Film Production fop
In 2010, she participated in the Theory and Practice Workshop of Documentary Filming and Postproduction, sponsored by ambulante and the Mexican Film Institute, where she was selected to direct the short film A Possible Dream.
She has worked as a journalist in written press, radio and television for 14 years. Her works have been published in Mexico’s main editorial groups, such as Reforma and Milenio, as well as in international media, such as the Associated Press agency and the cultural channel nci, of the Association of Ibero-American Educational and Cultural Television.
She has a bachelor in Communication Sciences and Techniques by the univa, with postgraduate studies in Communication, Social Change and Development, at the Complutense University of Madrid. She has taught at the bachelor in Communication of the iteso, the Jesuit university of Guadalajara. She is former grant holder of the Ibero-American New Journalism Foundation, of the Knight Center for Journalism, among others.
She is currently working on her second feature film documentary, in which she has had the guidance of documentary filmmaker Tatiana Huezo in the Development stage, as part of the workshops of the International Film Festival in the Desert, held in Sonora.
Quelle: Goethe-Institut Mexiko