Three Canadian films added to Los Cabos lineup

Anne Emond's Les Etres Chers (pictured) is among the Canadian titles that will compete for the best film prize in the festival's Competencia Los Cabos program.
Les Etres Chers

Andrew Cividino’s Sleeping Giant and Anne Emond’s Les Etres Chers are among the Canadian titles that will appear in the 2015 edition of the Los Cabos International Film Festival.

The two Canadian films, along with the Ireland/Canada copro Room, will screen in the Competencia Los Cabos section. A total of nine films will screen in the program and compete for the $15,000 Best Film prize. Aside from the Canadian titles, other films screening in the program include Lorenzo Vigas’ Desde alla (Mexico/Venezuela), Sean Baker’s Tangerine (USA), Michel Franco’s Chronic (Mexico), Josh Mond’s James White (USA), Rodrigo Plá’s Un monstruo de mil cabezas (Mexico/France) and Sebastian Silva’s Nasty Baby (USA/Chile).

The festival also named the six Mexican films that will screen in its Mexico Primero program, including Alejandra Márquez’s Semana Santa, which had its world bow at the Toronto International Film Festival, and Katina Medina Mora’s Sabrás qué hacer conmigo which will have its world premiere at Los Cabos.

The Los Cabos International Film Festival will run from Nov. 11 to Nov. 15.