9. Nuevo Cine Mexicano

“New Mexican Cinema” is a term for a series of Mexican films produced upon the 1990’s and the 2000’s after what is regarded as a generally declining period for Mexican Cinema; a period in which filmmakers like Arturo Ripstein, Jorge Fons and Jaime Humberto Hermosillo are regarded as heralds the upcoming Mexican Cinema would learn from.

Those of the so called Golden Mexican Cinema of the 40’s and 50’s brought major attention to Mexican Cinema and got several prizes and recognition. Contrary to the canons of the Golden Mexican Cinema, the films of the New Mexican Cinema are meant to hold certain social commitment by offering raw depictions of the social and political problems Mexico faces.

The above mentioned doesn’t mean that the…

  • Danzón
  • Benjamín's Wife
  • Cronos
  • Midaq Alley
  • Deep Crimson
  • Herod's Law
  • Amores Perros
  • Dust To Dust
  • The Devil's Backbone
  • Y Tu Mamá También
  • Violet Perfume: Nobody Hears You
  • The Crime of Padre Amaro
  • Nicotina
  • Duck Season
  • Battle in Heaven
  • Never On A Sunday
  • El Infierno
  • Biutiful
  • Expiration Date
  • After Lucia
  • Post Tenebras Lux
  • The Amazing Catfish
  • The Golden Dream
  • Heli