After Lucia / Después de Lucía
Michel Franco, Mexico, 2012
Directed by: Michel Franco
Script: Michel Franco
Producer: Marco Polo Constandse, Michel Franco, Alexis Fridman, Elias Menasse, Billy Rovzar, Fernando Rovzar
Production company: Pop Films, Lemon Films, Filmadora Nacional
Cinematography: Chuy Chávez
Editing: Antonio Bribiesca Ayala
Cast: Tessa La, Hernán Mendoza, Gonzálo Vega Sisto, Tamara Yazbek Bernal, Francisco Rueda, Paloma Cervantes
Format: DCP
Running time: 103'

Six months after the death of his wife in a car accident, Roberto and his teenage daughter Alejandra set off from Vallarta for a fresh start in Mexico City. Alejandra finds her feet more easily than Roberto but very soon, she has aroused the basic instincts in her classmates. Ashamed and unable to tell her father about the escalating bullying at school, Alejandra’s silence ultimately takes a dreadful toll.

Awards and Festivals
Cannes Film Festival 2012 – Un Certain Regard Award
Chicago International Film Festival 2012 – Silver Hugo Special Jury Prize
San Sebastián International Film Festival 2012 – Horizontes Award– Special Mention
Mexican submission for the 2013 Best Foreign-Language Academy Award

Directors Biography
Michel Franco was born in Mexico City in 1979. He started making short films after his media studies. In 2001, 'Cuando sea grande', made for an anti-corruption campaign, was released in 500 cinemas all over Mexico. In 2003 he made 'Entre Dos'. In 2009, 'Daniel and Ana', his first feature, was selected for the Directors’ Fortnight in Cannes. His second feature is 'After Lucia', awarded Un Certain Regard prize at Cannes Film Festival.

Location and screening schedule:
CINEMA TUŠKANAC, Monday, October 21st at 13.00
CINEMA EUROPA, Monday, October 21st at 22.00
CINEMA EUROPA, Tuesday, October 22nd at 17.00