FICG31 announces its Official Competitive Selection for Premio Maguey Evolution

 The Guadalajara International Film Festival (FICG) is pleased to present the fifth edition of Premio Maguey, showing the best Queer/LGBTTTI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, transvestite and intersexual) cinema in the world.

Up to 300 films were considered for this edition, in which 14 movies were selected to compete for the Best Film award selected by an international jury.

 For the first time there are movies representing the whole spectrum of LGBTTTI, proving the variety of stories that filmmakers from all over the world are bringing to the big screen to deliver a wide range of characters and cultures to audiences.

This year’s competition includes films from 14 countries: Mexico, Germany, Brazil, Chile, Cuba, Slovakia, France, India, England, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Poland and the Czech Republic.

The films that form the official competitive selection of the fifth edition of Premio Maguey are: Arianna (Italy), Baño de vida (Mexico), Barash (Israel), Boi Neon (Brazil), Chemsex (England), Departure (England/France), Desire Will Set You Free (Gemany), Já, Olga Hepnarová (Czech Republic/Poland/Slovakia), Loev (India), Nunca vas a estar solo (Chile), Théo et Hugo dans le même bateau (France), Toro (Germany), Viva (Ireland/Cuba) y Viviana Rocco Yo Trans (Mexico).

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Title

Director

Year

Country

1

Arianna

Carlo Lavagna

2015

Italy

2

Baño de vida

Dalia R. Reyes

2016

Mexico

3

Barash

Michal Vinik

2015

Israel

4

Boi Neon

Gabriel Mascaro

2015

Brazil

5

Chemsex

William Fairman, Max Gogarty

2015

England

6

Departure

Andrew Steggall

2015

England/France

7

Desire Will Set You Free

Yony Leyser

2015

Germany

8

Já, Olga Hepnarová

Petr Kazda, Tomás Weinreb

2016

CzechRep/Poland/Slovakia

9

Loev

Sudhanshu Saria

2015

India

10

Nunca vas a estar solo

Alex Anwandter

2016

Chile

11

Théo et Hugo dans le même bateau

Olivier Ducastel, Jacques Martineau

2016

France

12

Toro

Martin Hawie

2015

Germany

13

Viva

Paddy Breathnach

2015

Ireland/Cuba

14

Viviana Rocco Yo Trans

Daniel Reyes

2016

Mexico

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