VLAFF is pleased to present the latest work of Nicolás Pereda, co-director with Lázaro Gabino Rodríguez, MY SKIN LUMINOUS.  

MY SKIN, LUMINOUS premiered at the Locarno Film Festival in 2019, the film also screened at the Toronto and Morelia Festivals and others.

“In March 2018 our production company was commissioned by the Ministry of Education to make a record of how the resources for the ‘Improving Primary Schools’ initiative were being used by various schools across Mexico. We visited the Thomas More School, in Michoacán. In this place we found a story that felt like a dream”.

Facebook Live talk with film directors:
May 6, 18:00 Hrs.
Moderated by VLAFF director, Christian Sida.

Lázaro Rodríguez has acted in more than 30 full-length films with directors such as Nicolás Pereda, Raya Martin, Paul Leduc and Cary Fukunaga, among others. In 2003, together with Luisa Pardo, he founded the Lagartijas tiradas al sol collective, with which he produced 11 stage projects. They have participated in Vienna Festwochen, the Autumn Festival in Paris, the Kunstenfestivaldesarts in Brussels, Escena Contemporánea in Madrid, Montreal, Transameriques, Zurich, Theater Spektakell and many more.

Nicolás Pereda has made 9 features and 4 shorts. He often collaborates with the theater collective Lagartijas tiradas al sol and actress Teresa Sánchez. His work has been the subject of over 30 retrospectives worldwide and has been presented in most major international film festivals including Cannes, Berlin, Venice, Locarno, and Toronto. 


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