After a two year absence, one of the festival’s most popular parallel sections makes its big comeback: Afterdark is a platform for films that explore the universe of terror and sci-fi; extreme narratives, alternative realities and immersive universes that awaken and exploit our fear of the unknown.
Mandy (Dir. Panos Cosmatos) Sorry to Bother You (Dir. Boots Riley) Under the Silver Lake (Dir. David Robert Mitchell)
This is the list of our homegrown talent that shall attend our gala evenings: Aida López, Antonio Gaona, Benny Ibarra, Celina del Villar, Dario Yazbek, Fernanda Castillo, Julio Bracho, Leonardo de Lozanne, Linda Cruz, Miguel Rodarte, Paulina Goto, Pedro de Tavira, Rebecca Jones, Sandra Echeverría, Stephanie Cayo, Tenoch Huerta and Vanessa Restrepo, amongst others.
Presenters and friends of the Festival.
Los Cabos International Film Festival is made possible thanks to the support of federal and local authorities: the Ministry of Tourism, the Promotion Tourism Board of Mexico, Los Cabos Tourism Board, Department of Culture, Mexican Institute of Cinematography, State Government of Baja California Sur, Ministry of Tourism, Economy and Sustainability, and Municipal Presidency of Los Cabos.
We also wish to thank Cinemex, the Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico, the GEPP Group, El Nacho, Lenovo, Condé Nast, Televisa, Monex, Del Cabo Event Design, Mexico Planners, EcobajaTours, Puerto Paraíso for joining our efforts to expand the Festival’s reach.
None of this would be possible without the accommodations and high quality services offered by local hotels for the filmmakers and artists who travel to Los Cabos to attend the Festival; this is why we wish to thank the Hotel ME, the Hotel Dreams, the Hotel Secrets, The Resort At Pedregal, Holiday Inn Express and Solaz Resort, as well as the hotel Casa del Mar, which hosts our press conferences.
We also would like to thank Questro Resorts, Casa Dorada, Hotel El Ganzo, Pueblo Bonito, Solmar, Montage, JW Marriott, Bahía, Sheraton Grand, Médano Suites, City Express and Comfort Inn Suites.
Thank you to the hotels that host our official events such as Hacienda Beach, 1 Hotel, and Viceroy.
Thank you to Cinemex, CTT, Chemistry, Cinecolor, FIPRESCI, Talent on the Road, Art Kingdom and BOBO, for awarding the prizes to the winners of the Gabriel Figueroa Film Fund and the Official Competitions.