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Caribbean Cinema Showcase - Esmeralda's Twilight (PG 13)

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Sadness doesn't go away until La Cuina arrives – a little pig that Esmeralda adopts and showers with all the love she still has left to give

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The Embassy of Cuba, Embassy of Mexico and Embassy of Venezuela are delighted to present the first ever Caribbean Cinema Showcase in Singapore, thanks to a special partnership with Our Tampines Hub (OTH), from 14 to 25 April 2021 at OTH’s state-of-the-art Festive Arts Theatre.

Limited number of tickets for booking in Eventbrite. More tickets can be redeemed at Our Tampines Hub’s Customer Service Counter upon registration via scanning of the QR code. One person is entitled to two tickets only on a first-come-first-served basis.

Esmeralda's Twilight

Spanish title: Cría puercos

Country: Mexico

Director: Ehécatl García

Year: 2018

Runtime: 90 mins

Genre: Drama

IMDA Rating: PG 13

Language: Spanish with English subtitles

Synopsis:

In a small town in Mexico, Esmeralda deals with the recent death of her husband and the absence of her only son. She loses her interest in life, despite her friends trying to cheer her up. The sadness doesn't go away until La Cuina arrives – a little pig that Esmeralda adopts and showers with all the love she still has left to give.

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QtgLIfqbWIQ

Festivals and Awards:

Ariel Awards, Mexico 2019

Nominee

Silver Ariel Best Actress (Mejor Actuación Femenina) Concepción Márquez

Best First Work (Mejor Ópera Prima) Ehécatl García

• International Film Festival in Guadalajara, Mexico, March 2018 – Best Actress Mention for the Mezcal Award.

• 24 Risas por Segundo (Film and Comedy Festival), Mexico City, August 2018 – People’s Choice Award.

• Mar del Plata International Independent Film Festival (MARFICI), Argentina, Mar del Plata, August 2018.

• Santander International Film Festival, Colombia, Bucaramanga, August 2018.

• Heartland Film Festival, USA, Indianapolis, October 2018.

• Guadalajara International Film Festival (FICG), Los Angeles, USA, October 2018.

• Ourense Film Festival (OUFF), Ourense, Spain, November 2019 – Special Jury Mention.

• Durango Mexican Film Festival, Durango, Mexico, November 2018.

• Mérida and Yucatán International Film Festival, Mérida and Yucatán, Mexico, December 2018 – Best Film & Special Jury Mention for Concepción Márquez’s Performance.

• Irapuato Film Festival, Irapuato, Mexico, December 2018.

• Encounters with Latin American Cinema, France, Bordeaux, March 2019.

• Chicago Latino Film Festival, Chicago, USA, March 2019.

• San Diego Latino Film Festival, San Diego, USA, March 2019.

• Houston Latino Film Festival, Houston, USA, March 2019.


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