Asteroid City, a film directed by Wes Anderson, will open FICG Grupo Milenio

he Guadalajara International Film Festival (FICG), one of the most important shows in Mexico, will start on June 3 with its Latin American premiere Asteroid Cityfollower American director wes anderson, and tributes to Italian publisher Roberto Perpignani and actress Erendira Ibarra.

Festival director Araiza starOn Friday, it was announced that Anderson’s film will open FICG, which is celebrating its 38th edition from June 3 to 9, and will be The first time Latin American audiences could watch it before its US premiere On June 16, after appearing at the Cannes Film Festival.

At a press conference, Ariza announced that within the framework of Italy’s activities, as guest of honor at this session, the Mayahuel Prize would be awarded to the editor. Roberto Perbinani, Known for his work in movies like mailman And Last Tango in Pariswho will also give a talk.

Also Mexican actress and screenwriter Erendira Ibarra, Known for series eg Untamed, Cappadocia And sense 8and tape Resurrection Matrixreceived the Maguey Queer Icon Award, which is given as part of Maguey’s division that promotes cinema for the LGBTQ+ community.

tapes Flamin’ Hot: The Flavor That Changed HistoryDirected by Latina actress Eva Longoria sons of bitches, by American director Josh Greenbaum, as well 2000 species of beesby the Spanish director Estibaliz Urresola Solaguren, will premiere at the festival before its release on digital platforms and in theaters.

The three feature films will be part of the Benefit Galas section, whose box office sales will be donated to seven altruistic organizations in Mexico. 2000 species of bees It is also part of the selection of films in the official competition.

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Among other activities, there will be an exhibition by the Argentine painter Ricardo Liniers, who designed the poster for this edition, in addition to the presence of Gustavo Cerati: 14 Symphony Episodesa virtual reality experience in which viewers interactively enjoy the songs of the Argentine musician.

Italian manager Paolo Genovese and actress Carla Souza They will deliver keynote talks to the community of students and professionals attending the festival.

FICG will have approximately 80 short and feature films in official competition in the Mexican, Ibero-American, Documentary, Animation, Environmental Film, and LGBTQ+ Feature Film sections.


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