In addition to publicizing the security measures that have begun to be implemented for the return to cinemas in Mexico City (CDMX), Tábata Vilar Villa, General Director of CANACINE, shared with us the film premieres that await us from today, August 12, 2020. It should be noted that the complexes will operate from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm. Below are the titles that the canopies already occupy.

Modern loves

Synopsis: The film narrates the reunion of several brothers after the death of Armida, the matriarch of a middle-class family, which causes a series of clashes and revelations between the members of the family, who were used to living isolated from each other.

The feature film is directed by Matías Meyer and starring Leonardo Ortizgris, Ludwika Paleta, Andrés Almeida, Ilse Salas and David Angulo. It should be noted that Modern Amores became the first Mexican premiere in the new normal in several states of the Mexican Republic. In the following link you can enjoy an exclusive interview that Cinema PREMIERE held with Ludwika Paleta and Matías Meyer.

The hunting

Synopsis: A group of people, unknown to each other, wake up in an uninhabited place. They soon realize that someone is literally trying to hunt them like animals.

The film is directed by Craig Zobel, produced by Blumhouse Productions and distributed by Universal Pictures. In the following link you can review the criticism of Cinema PREMIERE.

Pretoria escape

Synopsis: Two white South Africans, jailed for working for the African National Congress party, try to escape from the ‘Robben Island’ prison in Pretoria.

The film is directed by English filmmaker Francis Annan and stars Daniel Webber in the role of Stephen Lee and Daniel Radcliffe in the role of Tim Jenkin.

School of fear

Synopsis: A 15-year-old boy named Danny is offered a scholarship to study at Cranston Academy, a prestigious school for geniuses. However, Danny mistakenly opens a portal to another dimension from which dangerous monsters emerge that invade his new school. Along with his roommate, Liz, and a mothman named Mothman, Danny must defeat them to save the school.

Under the orders of Leopoldo Aguilar, this Mexican film is one more product of Anima Studies, the most important and leading animation studio in Latin America, whose titles include The Legend of La Llorona, Don Gato y su gang, Ana y Bruno, La liga de los 5 y más.

Music, glamor and fame

Synopsis: Set in the vibrant Los Angeles music scene, it tells the story of Grace Davis (Tracee Ellis Ross), a superstar whose talent and ego have reached unsuspected limits. Maggie (Dakota Johnson) is his assistant, a girl with more work than she can handle and in whom her childhood dream remains latent: to become a music producer. When Grace’s manager (Ice Cube) offers her an opportunity that could alter the course of her career, Maggie and Grace begin to hatch a complicated plan with which they are determined to change their lives forever.

Portrait of a woman on fire

Synopsis: France, 1770. Marianne, a painter, receives a commission consisting of a wedding portrait of Héloïse, a young woman who has just left the convent and has serious doubts about her upcoming marriage. Marianne has to portray her without her knowledge, so she investigates her daily.

The film directed by Céline Sciamma won the Palma Queer Award and the Best Screenplay award at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival.

School for seducers

Synopsis: Luis, Waldo and Rodolfo enroll in a program that promises to teach them how to seduce any woman. During the lessons, each of them learns to accept himself and respect women.

School for seducers is directed by the winner of the Ariel Giovanna Zacarías and starring Carmen Aub, Andrés Palacios, Paloma Arredondo, Armando Espitia, Gimena Gómez, Polo Morín, among others. In the following link you can review the criticism of Cinema PREMIERE.

Baba Yaga: the return of the devil

Synopsis: A young family moves to a new apartment on the edge of the city. Since the parents have a newborn baby, they hire a babysitter who quickly gains the trust of adults. The eldest son discovers suspicious behavior in the new caregiver and supernatural situations around the baby, but his parents do not believe him since they have surveillance cameras installed that verify that nothing strange is happening. But one day the older brother returns home and realizes that neither his little sister nor the babysitter are at home. And what is worse, her parents are in a strange trance and do not remember the little girl.

Upcoming releases in CDMX

Scooby! The New Mutants (August 28, 2020)Be careful what you wish for Tenet (September 10, 2020)

Reruns

Twenties, Divorced and Fantastic (2020) Big Spies (2020) Interstellar (2014) in IMAX

In addition to Interstellar, Cinépolis has launched a series of classic films that includes 2001: A Space Odyssey, The Exorcist, Casablanca and Rebel Without a Cause. Click here to consult functions and schedules.

Beyond Cinépolis and Cinemex, the Cineteca Nacional also boasted its billboard of premieres that we show you below. By the way, for more details on functions and schedules see the following link.

Parasites (Bong Joon-ho, 2019) Portrait of a Woman on Fire (Céline Sciamma, 2019) Les Miserables (Ladj Ly, 2019) The Accused and the Spy (Roman Polanski, 2019) At War (Stéphane Brizé, 2018) Frankie ( Ira Sachs, 2019) Román (Eduardo Meneghelli, 2018) Midnight Family (Luke Lorentzen, 2019) Those who are well (Cyril Schäublin, 2019) Lezama Lima: Letting go of the tongue (Ernesto Fundora Hernández, 2018) Monrovia, Indiana (Frederick Wiseman , 2019) Tattooed grudge (Julián Hernández Pérez, 2018) They against the tide, (Alex Holmes, 2019) Love me not (Luis Miñarro, 2019) The raft (Marcus Lindeen, 2018) The mountain (Rick Alverson, 2018) Goliath ( Dominik Locher, 2017)

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