El Flaco continues its run as an Official Selection screening at the Cinema Burrito Film Festival Circuit in Mexico City, this Wednesday, October 5th and 19th. El Flaco will screen along with nine other short films spotlighting the border community of Juarez, Mexico, and El Paso, Texas. The screening will take place at Centro Cultural y Académico Teatro Casa de la Paz located at Cozumel 33, Colonia Roma, a neighborhood well known by film enthusiast where the 10-time Oscar nominated film, Roma, was filmed.
Cinema Burrito Film Festival, “La generación que nunca fue” (The generation that never was), will showcase shorts, stories and documentaries exclusively from eight independent filmmakers originally from the border community. The festival is organized by Alfonso Duarte, Daniela Uribe and Federico Martínez and will be presented by Folks Studio, Cool Raccoon, Difusión UAM, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Flor del Desierto, Rotuladora Mexicana, and Breve.
El Flaco is a documentary short that tells the story of a late-20s male prostitute that makes a living in the dark and gloomy streets of downtown Juarez, Mexico. The film has garnish attention from various festivals and won awards as Best Documentary Film and Best in Festival at Sun City Film Festival. El Flaco also forms part of an award wining trilogy of documentaries that showcase the harsh reality of three individuals living and working in the border town, the first installment presenting, El Dragón, and the third, El Chácharero.
El Flaco will be screening at the Cinema Burrito Film Festival, La generación que nunca fue:
Centro Cultural y Académico Teatro Casa de la Paz, Cozumel 33, Colonia Roma – Wednesday 5th and 19th, 2022 at 8:00pm in Mexico City
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