Established in 2012 to bolster the film community in Mexico, the Riviera Maya Film Festival has announced the official program of domestic and international films to screen during its third edition. This year’s festival includes more than 50 feature films from 23 countries.
The festival will go down simultaneously in Cancun, Puerto Morelos, Playa del Carmen and Tulum from March 9-15. Here’s a selection of some of the films which will be shown. Additional titles forthcoming.
- A Promise (Director Patrice Leconte, Starring Rebecca Hall, Alan Rickman, Richard Madden, Toby Murray)
- Age of Uprising: The Legend of Michael Kohlhaas (Director Arnaud des Pallieres, Starring Mads Mikkelsen, Delphine Chuillot, David Kross)
- Grand Central (Director Rebecca Zlotowski, Starring Tahar Rahim, Oliver Gourmet, Lea Seydoux)
- Hard to Be a God (Director Aleksei German, Starring Leonid Yarmolnik, Dmitriy Vladimirov, Laura Lauri)
- Holy Field Holy War (Director Lech Kowalski)
- Night Moves (Director Kelly Reichardt, Starring Dakota Fanning, Jesse Eisenberg, Peter Sarsgaard, Alia Shawkat)
- Nymphomaniac: Volume 1 & Volume 2 (Director Lars von Trier, Starring Charlotte Gainsbourg, Christian Slater, Uma Thurman, Shia LaBeouf)
- Oldboy (Director Spike Lee, Starring Josh Brolin, Elizabeth Olsen, Samuel L. Jackson)
- R100 (Director Hitoshi Matsumoto, Starring Mao Daichi, Lindsay Kay Hayward, Hairi Katagiri, Gin Maeda)
- Seduced and Abandoned (Director James Toback, Starring Ryan Gosling, Martin Scorsese, Jessica Chastain, Diane Kruger)
- The Double (Director Richard Ayoade, Starring Jesse Eisenberg, Sally Hawkins, Mia Wasikowska)
- Til Madness Do Us Apart (Director Wang Bing)
- Tip Top (Director Serge Bozon, Starring Isabelle Huppert, Sandrine Kiberlain, Karole Rocher)
- Why Don’t You Play in Hell (Director Shion Sono, Starring Hiroki Hasegawa, Gen Hoshino, Akihiro Kitamura)