Category Archives: Mexico City

And ‘Y Tu Mamá Tambien,’ Too

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On Avenida Culiacan in Mexico City you’ll find the offices of Canana Films, the production company run by Diego Luna and Gael Garcia Bernal, two of Mexico’s most popular young actors. The pair became international stars after Alfonso Cuarón’s hit, ‘Y Tu Mamá Tambien,’ a film that itself begins in Mexico City. Part coming of age story and part quest ... Read More »

Eisenstein’s Mexican Side

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A Soviet director travels to Mexico to make a film, and in the process becomes an artist. That’s the story of cinematic pioneer Sergei Eisenstein, best known as the godfather of the montage. And earlier this year, two Antwerp museums — Extra City and MuHKA – paid homage to the director’s Mexican Drawings, uncovering never-before-seen work in the process. magazine sat down with the ... Read More »

Film and Reality: Mexico City, Mexico

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  Mexico City is a city on the brink. A new power player in media, the Mexican capital plays host to Mexican, America and European film crews hoping to capture its vibrant beauty and rich history. Tour the city’s distinct neighborhoods with Enrique Ramirez for glimpses of Mexican cinema’s past, and its future. Stop by the offices of Canana Film, ... Read More »

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