Highlights from the Guadalajara festival, in Los Angeles. A couple highlights:
Margarita, Mexico 2015
A young filmmaker makes a documentary about the life of woman living in the streets of Mexico City. In the attempt to gather the fragments of the stories told by this peculiar character who goes from lucidity to insanity, we are shown the development of their relationship: the story of an encounter.
La puerta abierta (The Open Door), Spain 2015
Rosa is a sex worker who inherited the profession from her mother, Antonia, who believes she is Sara Montiel and turns her daughter’s daily life into a living hell. Rosa does not know how to be happy, she cannot. The unexpected arrival of a new member to her peculiar (and absurd) family will give her a unique opportunity to find happiness.
Los Angeles: Oct. 7 - 10. Full lineup and details here.