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DIRECTED BY
Viktor Jakoleski
USA, Mexico | PG | 67 min | Documentary | Spanish
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Cinema Akil, Alserkal Avenue
The National Pyrotechnic Festival in Tultepec, Mexico is a site of festivity unlike any other in the world. In celebration of San Juan de Dios, patron saint of firework makers, conflagrant revelry engulfs the town for ten days. Artisans show off their technical virtuosity, up-and-comers create their own rowdy, lofi combustibles, and dozens of teams build larger-than-life papier-mâché bulls to parade into the town square, adorned with fireworks that blow up in all directions. More than three quarters of Tultepec’s residents work in pyrotechnics, making the festival more than revelry for rev Read More...


DIRECTED BY
Cristina Gallego, Ciro Guerra
Colombia, Denmark, Mexico | 18+ | 125 min | Drama | Wayuu, Spanish, English
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Cinema Akil, Alserkal Avenue
During the marijuana bonanza, a violent decade that saw the origins of drug trafficking in Colombia, Rapayet and his indigenous family get involved in a war to control the business that ends up destroying their lives and their culture. Read More...


DIRECTED BY
Gustavo Rondón Córdova
Venezuela, Chile, Norway | 15+ | 82 min | Drama | Spanish
VENUE
Cinema Akil, Alserkal Avenue
Andres and his 12 year old son Pedro lives in a blue-collar violent neighborhood in the outskirts of Caracas but hardly see each other. One day Andres comes home Pedro has gotten himself in serious trouble after hurting a boy in a fight.  Read More...