Like every year, in 2018 the 21st edition of the Guanajuato International Film Festival presents a selection of more than 340 films, 154 of which are in the official competition.
Screenings that represent the best short and feature films, divided into different programs and locations, enrich our guests and audience members. The Official Selection is made up of programs such as International Feature, Documentary Feature, Documentary Short, Fiction Short, Experimental Short, Animation Short, Official Selection Mexico Short and Official Selection Guanajuato Short¿.
Also, GIFF features special programs. Our Special Screenings include fiction and documentary feature highlights, as well as a short film and an anthology with the best cat videos from all over the world.
We celebrate 100 years from the birth of Ingmar Bergman with A Summer with Bergman, which includes a cycle of conferences and the screening of four of his films. 50 years after the social uprisings of 1968, GIFF presents a selection of films that remind us the importance of this year and shine a new light at these events.
The Music + Films program includes the documentaries Yo no soy guapo, A morir a los desiertos, Marc Monster & The Olives In Situ and Rita, El Documental,along with a series of concerts at the San Miguel de Allende Main Garden and at the Alhóndiga de Granaditas.
The tributes to Lebanese filmmaker Ghassan Salhab, director Nadine Labaki and Mexican actor Damián Alcázar incluyen also include special screenings of their films.
As if that weren’t enough, the Festival’s itinerary is nurtured by workshops, courses, conferences and events of all types that will make this party an unforgettable encounter with the delights of cinema.