The 11th edition of the Festival Internacional de Cine UNAM (FICUNAM) will be held online as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. The festival, dedicated to contemporary and auteur cinema, has selected four Catalan films.
In the International Competition, which explores the cinematographic language and at the same time it is a usefull exhibition window for films from all over the world, will compete Ainhoa Rodríguez's debut feature, Destello bravío (Eddie Saeta, Tentación Cabiria). The film made its world premiere at the Rotterdam Festival.
Co-production focumentary feature film La mami, by Laura Herrero Garvín (Gadea, Cacerola Films) and Rodrigo Fiallega's first film, Ricochet (Érase una vez Films, Tangram Films), have been selected to participate in the Ahora México's section, specialised on indepent Mexican cinema.
Finally, the Aciertos: Encuentro Internacional de Escuelas de Cine's section will be shown short film Her and I , by Jaume Claret Muxart. This section is a reflection of one of the main interests of the festival, which is the exploration of new talents from different film universities, the formal search for those who pursue the exploration of cinematographic language. The film, premiered in the last edition of San Sebastián's film festival, is included in the Shortcat 2021 selection.