Women in the film… and in the network


Today, as anticipated at the end of last week, the Mexican Academy of motion picture Arts and Sciences sends its second session Thursday film from the Casa Buñuel, the headquarters of the institution.

On this occasion, after the talk opening to be driven by the film director Roberto Fiesco with the veteran director Arturo Ripstein, the conversation of today, that once more may be seen at 18:00 hours on the platform You Tube by typing Culture Live.UNAM will be brought by Karina Gidi, winner of the Ariel for Best Actress 2017 and for playing the writer and poet Rosario Castellanos in “The farewell”, by Natalia Beristain, and who as Fiesco has been played with success with a program of TV UNAM, entitled “Being a woman in the mexican film” with the first actress María Rojo, winning in his case of the Ariel for Best Actress of 1990 for the classic “Red Dawn”, by Jorge Fons.

If you have not had the privilege of seeing Karina Gidi on the facet of talkative in “Being a Woman in the mexican cinema” this is a great opportunity to enjoy it, having as a guest to an actress of the stature of María Rojo, who interestingly after a prolific stage actress children especially in television, then do precisely under the orders of the above-mentioned Arturo Ripstein one of his first statements as an adult in “The castle of purity” (1972), went on to be an actress fetish of directors of the same generation of Ripstein as the late Jaime Humberto Hermosillo in classics ranging from “Wreck” (1977) to “The task” (1991); he also mentioned Jorge Fons in “The alley of miracles” (1995) or Felipe Cazals in titles such as “The apando” and “Las poquianchis” (1976).

That’s not counting that with the filmmaker coahuilense Mario Hernandez participated in a trilogy of important titles such as “Cunning” (1986), winner of the Ariel for the Best Music of that year; “Zapata in Chinameca” (1987), which like the previous one featured a script by the writer of “Red Dawn”, Xavier Robles and “miss” (1994), and that has been the subject of award-winning movies directed by women as “Danzón” (1991), where he worked under the orders of the current director of the IMCINE, María Novaro, or, more recently, the opera prima of Catalina Aguilar Mastretta (“Cindy la Regia”), which was “The Hours with You”, a story of three generations of women where she was made out of a daughter of Isela Vega (who won an Ariel for his work in this film) and the mother of Cassandra Ciangherotti, among other things.

In case outside little, as we talk about women vigorous in the film, the american company Lionsgate will make his own opening for You Tube tomorrow on the dot of 17:00 hours, time of Mexico, an initiative which, under the title of “Lionsgate Live! Night at the Movies” (“Lionsgate Live! A Night at the Movies”) will be the first american actress Jamie Lee Curtis (“Halloween”; “Between Knives and Secret”) sharing his experience in going to the cinema, to continue to encourage the larger public to not forget about the cinema on the big screen now that the halls are closed for the contingency at the time you file titles as “The hunger Games” with Jennifer Lawrence.