Set to break new ground with both its films and industry activities, The Los Cabos International Film Festival will return for the fourth year running.
The program, which will be presented from 11th – 15th November at Cinemex Puerto Paraíso and the Pabellón Cultural de la República, gathers features from the world’s most important film festivals from Cannes, Sundance, Venice, Telluride, Berlin, Toronto and more. The Film Program features four World Premiers, 11 Latin American Premiers and 19 Mexican Premiers.
An array of Mexican talent will join the Festival including Eugenio Derbez, José María Yazpik, Manolo Caro, Tenoch Huerta, José Carlos Ruíz, Sebastián Aguirre, Sophie Alexander-Katz, José María Torre, Sofía Espinosa, Ianis Guerrero, Rosa María Bianchi, Jaime Garza, Adriana Paz and several more.
This year the Festival is proud to announce Tastes, a new section in the film program that celebrates gastronomy in Los Cabos, in particular the Baja area. Including films from the international circuit of culinary cinema, Tastes includes Cooking Up a Tribute by Luis González and Andrea Gómez , a film about El Celler de Can Roca, the world’s best restaurant which temporarily shuts down to go on the road to America, and Sergio Herman: F***ing Perfect by Willemiek Kluijfhout which showcases one of the 50 best chefs in the world. Seeing its world premiere is Baja Tastes by Roberto Najera which introduces culinary delights from the Baja California peninsula.
The festival will also offer a dinner at Pitahayas Restaurant by the Mexico Tourism Board to support and celebrate the Gabriel Figueroa Film Fund with Chef “El Voker”, winner of The Five Star Diamond Award for 15 years in a row, and Chef Miguel Ángel Guerrero, who appeared in the film Baja Taste.
The outdoor screenings will be presented by Discovery Channel at Plaza Mijares in San José del Cabo.