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DOLORES HEREDIA: 70 YEARS OF THE ACADEMY

July 22, Friday. 17:00 hrs – CCB SMA

Since October 2015 Dolores Heredia is the President of the Mexican Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, independent organization that promotes diffusion, investigation, preservation, development and the defense of the cinematic arts and sciences. The AMACC emerged in 1946 when the Mexican film industry was enjoying a moment of splendor, cemented by a significant artistic, technical and industrial infrastructure. At 70 years of its formation, the Academy maintains the same spirit focused in the growth of the national film industry and the defense of creative and labor freedoms of Mexican filmmakers.

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STEPHEN GOLDBLATT: CINEMA THROUGH THE LENS

July 30, Saturday.  12:00 hrs – TJR GTO

Two-time Academy-Award nominated cinematographer, first in 1992 for The Prince of Tides and then for Batman Forever in 1996. He has worked with Tony Scott in The Hunger (1983), Francis Ford Coppola in The Cotton Club (1984); in Closer (2004) with Mike Nichols, and in The Help (2011) with Tate Taylor, among many others. He earned an Emmy nomination in 2003 for the HBO miniseries Angels in America. In 1968, Goldblatt made a photo shoot with The Beatles called “A Mad Day Out”, in which he drove around London taking pictures to the band. One of the shots appeared in Life Magazine and a few album art on Beatles compilations.

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YASUAKI YAMASHITA: ATOMIC BOMB SURVIVOR MEMORIES OF A NAGASAKI KID

July 30, Saturday. 13:00 hrs – SEQ GTO

Yasuaki Yamashita was six years old when the atomic bomb hit Nagasaki. So history doesn’t repeat itself, today he leads a struggle against apathy, insensitivity and forgetfulness, with his ultimate goal being to achieve a world without nuclear weapons. In this conference he will share his experience and deliver his message of peace.

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GO HIRASAWA: 1968 IN JAPANESE CINEMA

July 27, Wednesday. 19:00 hrs – TPR GTO

He’s a researcher at Meiji-Gakuin University, renowned for his work in experimental films that focus on social movements in Japan during the 1960’s and 1970’s. He has published several books on film and organized exhibitions in Tokyo, Seoul, New York, London and Paris.

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DIALOGUE FORUM: MUSIC AND IMAGE IN CINEMA

July 26, Thursday. 15:30 hrs – HST GTO

Several personalities in the music and film industry discuss the transcendence of images and music in cinema. Their relevant inclusion allows cinema to express incidence, thoughts and ideas that build an alternate cinematic discourse and transfer the spectator’s sensibility to another dimension.

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