Guadalajara International Film Festival in Los Angeles, Nov. 1-3

Guadalajara International Film Festival In Los Angeles - FICG in LA - has announced the program for its third annual edition in Los Angeles. The festival will take place in Los Angeles from November 1-3, 2013 at the Egyptian Theatre. The 3 day festival will showcase outstanding and award-winning titles from FICG28, which was held earlier this year in Guadalajara.
 
The entire program can be found at: www.ficginla.com
 
The Opening Night Presentation (November 1, 2013) will be the US Premiere of  Francisco Franco's TERCERA LLAMADA (Last Call) will be screened following the FICG in LA Awards Presentation to actor, writer, and director Fernando Lujan for achievement in his career including his work on the film Tercera Llamada, to journalist, film critic, and television presenter, Juan Carlos Arciniegas for his contributions to the Latin entertainment community's presence in the media. The additional award recipients for carrer achievement are cinematographer Gabriel Beristain and composer Emili Kauderer. The final award will be presented to the non-profit organization, Ambulante for its work supporting and promoting documentary film as a tool for social and cultural transformation. Ambulante's Director of Operations, Eva Parentau and Director of Programming, Meghan Monsour will be accepting the awards. A Gala reception in the courtyard of the Egyptian Theatre will follow the film screening.
 
 
The Closing Night Presentation (November 3, 2013) BESOS DE AZUCAR (SUGAR KISSES) is the West Coast Premiere of Carlos Cuaron's film. FICG in LA will be the US premiere for LEVANTAMUERTOS (DEATH STROKES),  SOY MUCHO MEJOR QUE VOS (I'M BETTER THAN YOU), PUERTO PADRE (PORT PADRE) and EL SANTOS VS LA TETONA MENDOZA (EL SANTOS VS THE BUSTY MENDOZA). LAS MARIPOSAS DE SADOURNI (SADOURNI'S BUTTERFLIES), QUEBRANTO, and 7 CAJAS (7 BOXES) will all have their Los Angeles premieres at FICG in LA.
 
This year's FICG in LA films are as follows:
 
7 CAJAS (7 BOXES) -Juan Carlos Maneglia, Tana Schémbori
Paraguay, 100 min
 
BESOS DE AZUCAR (SUGAR KISSES) – Carlos Cuarón
Mexico, 87 min
 
EL SANTOS VS LA TETONA MENDOZA
(EL SANTOS VS THE BUSTY MENDOZA) -Andrés Couturier, Alejandro Lozan
Mexico, 96 min
 
LAS MARIPOSAS DE SADOURNI (SADOURNI'S BUTTERFLIES ) -Dario Nard
Argentina, 94 min
 
LEVANTAMUERTOS (DEAD WEIGHT) -  Miguel Nuñez
Mexico/USA, 82 min
 
PUERTO PADRE (PORT PADRE) - Gustavo Fallas
Costa Rica/Mexico, 86 min
 
PURGATORIO - Rodrigo Reyes
Mexico, 80 min
 
QUEBRANTO -  Rodrigo Reyes
Mexico, 92 min
 
SOY MUCHO MEJOR QUE VOS - (I'M BETTER THAN YOU) – Che Sandoval
Chile, 85 min
 
TERCERA LLAMADA (LAST CALL) -Francisco Franco
Mexico, 92 min
 
WORKERS -José Luis Valle
Mexico, 120 min
 
 
TICKETS AVAILABLE AT: https://ficginla.eventbrite.com
 
Ticket Price
Opening Night Gala, Recognition Awards Ceremony & Reception - $ 30
Closing Night Gala and Regular Screenings - $ 9
 
Please call 661-724-0807 if you have any questions about how to purchase your ticket to FICG in LA.
 
The proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to flood victims in Mexico.