Los Cabos International Film Festival offers a great number of International Premieres and creates a cultural space that allows the industry to exchange ideas and new projects.
“Words with Gods” will be presented at the Festival Third Edition Galas Program on Friday, November 14th.
Warwick Thornton director of “True Gods”.
The film will have its North America Premiere at the Festival, comprised of 9 short films, tells stories where faith plays a central role, created by some of the most celebrated directors of the moment. A dramatic spectrum of cultures finds their place in it, with each director creating a dialogue with what’s closest to them through their shorts.
Warwick Thornton questions the Aboriginal spirituality, Héctor Babenco the Umbanda, Mira Nair the Hinduism, Hideo Nakata the Shinto Buddhism, Amos Gitai the Judaism, Álex de la Iglesia the Catholicism, Emir Kusturica the Orthodox Christianity, Bahman Ghobadi the Islam, and Guillermo Arriaga the atheism.
“Words with Gods” is a panoramic and global history that questions birth and death, determining decisions, and lost and found faith.
“Gods Blood” directed by Guillermo Arriaga
Mexican filmmaker Guillermo Arriaga directed the story “Gods Blood” (The Blood of God), as well as being the creator of the concept on which the film is based; he is one of the producers along with Alex García and Lucas Akoskin. The order of the short films in “Words with Gods” was curated by Peruvian writer, Mario Vargas Llosa and the music was created by British musician, Peter Gabriel.
In addition, Los Cabos International Film Festival announces that its Third Edition’s Mexican Tribute will dedicate to Guillermo Arriaga.
Runtime: 134 minutes
Number of Short Films: 9
- Guillermo Arriaga “Gods Blood”
- Héctor Babenco “The Man that Stole a Duck”
- Álex de la Iglesia “The Confession”
- Bahman Ghobadi “Kaboki”
- Amos Gitai “The Book of Amos”
- Emir Kusturica “Our Life”
- Mira Nair “God Room”
- Hideo Nakata “Suffereings”
- Warwick Thornton “True Gods”
- Alex García
- Lucas Akoskin
- Guillermo Arriaga
note: This information come from: http://cabosfilmfestival.com/los-cabos-international-film-festival-confirms-the-movie-words-with-gods-in-its-galas-program/