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Mexico, USA | 2019 | DCP | Color | 7 min | Dalia Huerta Cano, Eula Biss

SUNDAY 4 | CINEMEX INSURGENTES SALA 6 | 15:45 | 74 MIN

THURSDAY 8 | FILMIN LATINO | 24 HRS. | 7 MIN

Director: Dalia Huerta Cano, Eula Biss

Sound: Homero González

Voice Recording: Media and Design Studio at Northwestern University with the collaboration of Cecile-Anne Sison

Production Company: Lit & Luz Festival of Language, Literature, and Art 2019-20

Sinopsis / Synopsis:

An exploration of everyday ambivalence around property, consumption, and whiteness. The text was written collaboratively, adapted from a longer work, and the video was made in conversation with the text.

Biography:

Dalia Huerta Cano is a Mexican filmmaker, cinematographer and editor with a focus on documentaries and experimental films whose work surrounds the anatomy of bodies, objects, feelings. Mixing analog film and video, her work fluctuates between art and film, and has been selected, exhibited and awarded on film festivals around the world. Member of Apertura DOP (Mexican Community of Female Cinematographers).

Eula Biss is the author of On Immunity: An Inoculation, which was named one of the 10 Best Books of 2014 by the New York Times Book Review. Her book Notes from No Man’s Land: American Essays won the National Book Critics Circle Award for criticism in 2010. Her writing has been supported by a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Howard Foundation Fellowship, an NEA Literature Fellowship, and a Jaffe Writers’ Award. Her essays have appeared in The Believer, Harper’s, and The New York Times Magazine.

Festivals:

Comisionado por Lit & Luz Festival of Language, Literature, and Art 2019-20, Chicago (USA), Ciudad de México (MX)

ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival, Berlin –Selección oficial– 2020, Alemania 

GIFF Guanajuato International Film Festival –Selección oficial– 2020, México

Festival Internacional de Cine de Morelia –Selección oficial– 2020, México

 

 

Contact

Dalia Huerta Cano

daliones@gmail.com

 

Eula Biss

eulabiss@gmail.com