Gabo and Cinema
25 Broadway, New York, NY 10004
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JUNE 10, 2017 4:00 PM
ORIGINAL TITLE: Gabo y el cine
DIRECTOR: José Luis García Agraz
PRODUCERS: Inti Cordera, Jorge Contreras
CAST: Paul Leduc, Lola Calviño, Jorge Sánchez, Ruy Guerra, Rodrigo García, Lisandro Duque
Date completed: 2016
Film Category: Documentary
Length of Film: 52 min
This illustrative documentary takes us beyond the literary figure of Gabriel García Márquez, speaking of his love of cinema and demonstrating the impact and influence that the great writer inherited from the Seventh Art.
José Luis García Agraz (Mexico City, 1952) is a director, screenwriter, producer, and editor of short/feature films, documentaries, television programs and commercials. He graduated from the Centro Universitario de Estudios Cinematográficos (UNAM) in 1977. His awards and recognitions include the Ariel de Oro for Best Picture and the Ariel de Plata for Best Director, a Goya nomination for Best Picture, and Best Picture at the 12th Festival of Latin American Cinema in Trieste, Italy, among others. His films have been screened internationally, at prestigious festivals and cinemas such as the Festival of International Cinema of Berlin, the French Cinemateque, The American Film Institute (AFI) and the Museum of Modern Art in Sydney, to name a few.