From August 19 to 29, the 20th anniversary of the Macabro Fest is celebrated, which this year hybridizes virtual and physical functions. As we told you in the previous article, the theme of this occasion is vampires! and they presented it with a spot inspired by the cult film The Lost Boys (1987), but the root of this proposal stems from another icon and milestone in cinema: the 90th anniversary of Dracula (1931) by Tod Browning.
The opening of the festival can be followed in streaming via Youtube and Facebook , this Thursday 19 at 7:00 p.m. MEX, to share the opening ceremony live and from 8:00 p.m. MEX attend the first screenings at the Cineteca Nacional with Cyst (2020).
Made up of films from 27 countries 109 titles in total! Four titles from our catalog are in competition this year distribution, national and international, projects and stories, but most importantly, directors, filmmakers, writers and moviegoers from the most varied fields, a beautiful human dimension with which we had and have the pleasure of meeting, exchanging and learning.
In the Ibero-American Competition category, Official Selection of Horror Feature Film we find Argentine feature films LENI (2020) by Federico Gianotti, in its Mexican premiere that will be showing on Monday 23 at 8:00 p.m. MEX and INTRA (2021) by Pablo Rabe and Gabriel Drah that will be a world premiere, in a double screening on Friday 27 at 7:00 p.m. MEX and Sunday 29 at 5:45 p.m. MEX.
Competing in the International Horror Short Film instance we find Dystopia (2021) by Laura Ugolini present at FILMINLATINO until Sunday 29, in its Mexican premiere, and in the category Mexican Horror Short Film is La última cena (2021) by Mitzi Martínez that will be screened on Wednesday 25 in the Macabro Coven Short Film Series, starting at 5:00 p.m. MEX.
As part of the festival, we can also participate in a cycle of special activities via streaming, with exclusive proposals, talks, interviews and conversations, ideal for the most cinephile gene.
Prepare the popcorn and check the complete program of Macabro 2021 to organize your week.
Let’s celebrate together this great Latin American and world event!