Ciudad Huacal (Huacal City, in English) is a documentary about boxes. More specifically, it is about the wooden crates that go through a supply center in Mexico City. With these huacal (or guacal) being used everyday, the men in this facility never run out of work, and in this film, they are seen buying, selling, and repairing these wooden containers. Continue Reading
El Marqués is a short film about a backpacker on the way to Mexico City. In his travels, he passes through El Marqués, a town in Quéretaro, Mexico. For some reason, he takes up the interest of a random stranger, and is taken places he did not initially expect to find himself in.
This short film is foreboding, right from the very start. (“Reports of murder and kidnapping on the outskirts… have been steadily increasing…”) It also features some kind of criminal activity, and we helplessly look at things unfold in the eyes of a (seemingly) innocent man. Simple story-telling, yet great impact.
This short film is about a man who steals pigs, supposedly to eat with his wife. Set amidst a town where very few people get to eat meat, this story goes from odd to downright silly as the days pass… Continue Reading
This short film is about a taxi cab driver who finds a life-changing moment after going through a rough ordeal – one wherein he gets a pretty bad rejection. His life – and his overall persona – will then seem… Continue Reading
This short film features a curious tale of two sisters trapped in a strange land. Told in beautiful stop motion animation and choice words, this movie will show us a journey of routine, curiosity, and waking up. Director’s Facebook page… Continue Reading