Several films of past editions of the Ambulante Film Festival are now available online
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You wanted to keep on watching documentaries after the festival? A selection of films featured in various editions of Ambulante is now available online for rent or purchase in Cinépolis KLIC. Ten national and international documentaries make up the new Ambulante section in this online streaming platform.
Rodrigo Guardiola, Gabriel Cruz Rivas | Mexico | 2016 | 90’
A unique and introspective look into one of the most important rock bands in Latin America: Zoé.
The Future Perfect
Nele Wohlatz | Argentina | 2016 | 65’
Xiaobin, a teenager who has just arrived in Argentina, starts her new life with many possibilities in front of her, which she experiments throughout the documentary: from choosing a new name to having a boyfriend.
Tatiana Huezo | Mexico | 2016 | 105’
Two women victim of impunity in Mexico – Miriam, who is unjustly serving time for human trafficking, and Adela, who is looking for her missing daughter – tell their stories through a journey back home.
Heart of a Dog
Laurie Anderson | USA | 2015 I 96’
In this essay-film, the acclaimed musician and performance artist Laurie Anderson intertwines childhood memories, film diaries, and reflections on the deaths of her husband Lou Reed, her mother and her beloved dog, Lolabelle.
Plaza de la soledad
Maya Goded I Mexico I 2015 I 85’
After twenty years of photographing sex workers at the Plaza de la Soledad in La Merced neighborhood, Maya Goded turns this project into a documentary to discover the stories behind these women.
Fire at the Sea
Gianfranco Rosi | Italy-France | 2016 | 108’
Lampedusa is not like any other island in the Mediterranean. For years, it has been the destination of men and women who fled Africa in little boats, where they often find death instead of freedom.
The Eagle Huntress
Otto Bell | USA | 2016 | 87’
Aisholpan, a 13-year-old Kazakh girl, trains to become the first eagle huntress in her family, against the millenary tradition that dictates only men can do so.
He Named Me Malala
Davis Guggenheim | USA | 2015 | 87’
An intimate portrait of Malala Yousafzai, Nobel Prize laureate, who at age 15 was targeted by the Taliban, along with her father, for defending education for girls, and was seriously injured when she was in her way back home in a school bus in Pakistan.
Eco de la montaña
Nicolás Echevarría | Mexico-USA| 2014 | 92’
Eco de la montaña depicts the life of Santos de la Torre, a Wixárika (Huichol) artist who creates murals with yarn and beads that reflect the relationship of nature with history, mythology, and religion in his town. This film is also about the journey he makes to Wirikuta, a place where Huicholes ask for permission to make a new mural.
The Salt of the Earth
Wim Wenders, Juliano Ribeiro Salgado | France | 2014 | 109’
For the last 40 years, the photographer Sebastião Salgado has been travelling through the continents, in the footsteps of an ever-changing humanity. He has witnessed some of the major events of our recent history; international conflicts, starvation and exodus. He is now embarking on the discovery of pristine territories, of wild fauna and flora, and of grandiose landscapes as part of a huge photographic project, which is a tribute to the planet’s beauty.
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No Place Like Home
How does one prepare for the death of a parent? Carlos Hagerman faces this question by creating a loving portrait of Oscar and Doris, his parents, who for many years have worked providing education opportunities in rural Mexico. The result is a film about the possibilities to transform people’s lives through the idea of learning and teaching.