This Saturday afternoon the Red carpet prior to the inauguration of the 38th edition of the Guadalajara International Film Festival (FICG38), which will be held from June 3 to 9; Thus, among some of the most important names for the national film industry and international guests, the parade of personalities imposed glamor for the evening in which it was screened the national premiere of “Asteroid City” (2023), by Wes Anderson.
As usual, the FICG director opened the square, araiza starwho pointed out that “Finally” they have activities for this festival that will remember Raúl Padilla López “all week”, so he did not stop inviting people to attend and “see the projections”.
Of course, Roberto Perpignani, the Italian publisher who will receive the Mayahuel de Oro, was present and also the illustrator and designer Alberto Montt, who was responsible for the poster for this year’s FICG.
Shortly after, Mexican animator Cruz Contreras stood out and was greeted with cheers by enthusiastic young people who recognized his creative work and who wished luck to his most recent film project in the spiderman multiverse.
Arcelia Ramírez, who will receive the Mayahuel de Plata this 2023“happy and content” for the distinction, said that it is important because in this festival “all my movies have been released” and has been accompanied by many friends throughout his career.
Similarly, although he celebrated “the platforms”, He ruled for “seeing the cinema in the cinema”.
Shortly after, Leticia Huijara captivated the inaugural catwalk with her presencewho was later followed by the actor Leonardo Ortizgris.
Actor and model Andy Zuno also made his presence felt on the red carpet, the same as the beauty queen Cristina Villegas.
Karla Souza talked about her new film ‘The Fall’. THE INFORMANT. camacho
Karla Souza, who thanked the festival and spoke about his film “La caída”, a project in which he addresses a social problem that concerns women and the violence to which they are subjected, was followed by Manolo Caro (in srose eda invested), just when the flow of celebrities was fading, who was joined by the actor Darío Yazbek.
Manolo Caro. THE INFORMANT. camacho
To end paraded Eréndira Ibarrawho will receive the Mayahuel Queer Icon; the actress and director Ofelia Medina, special guest of the FICG; musicians and municipal officials from Zapopan.
Conducted by Andy Zunothe opening ceremony of the festival was used to pay homage to the memory of Raúl Padilla Lópezof whom it was celebrated “his life and legacy” by an event that takes place “with a divided heart”, because it is carried out “with joy”.
The most important FICG awards were also presented, first the Mayahuel de Plata to the career of Arcelia Ramírezwho affirmed that “this festival belongs to its public” and praised the work of Padilla Lopez to conclude your participation by expressing your “I wish that this country and its governments strengthen culture”the only “effective weapon to fight against violence and barbarism”.
The Mayahuel in homage to the work of the Italian publisher Roberto Perpignani allowed viewers to witness the greatness of an icon who confessed to making movies “with a sense not only cultural” but as a professional who worked a life with friends.
There were several winners between directors and actors. THE INFORMANT. camacho
Finally, he highlighted the presence of the general rector of the UdeG, Ricardo Villanueva; the ambassador of Mexico in Italy, Carlos Garcia de Alba; Lourdes Gonzalez, Secretary of Culture of Jaliscoand the director of the FICG, araiza star. In the end, the tape was projected “Asteroid City”by Wes Anderson.
Guadalajara International Film Festival (FICG)
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