The Manhatitlán Chronicles is an animated flight of fancy that transposes elements of Mexican culture onto the cityscape of Manhattan. A humorous view on how Mexican and American cultures playfully intertwine. The Manhatitlán Chronicles celebrates New York’s great ethnic diversity, paying homage to the people who constitute its ever changing population. The film consist of 5 humorous segments that underscore ethnic tradition in this era of multiculturalism and globalization.
7 min. 16mm
Supported in part by The US/Mex Fund for Culture
-Premio Mesquite Best Experimental Award at CineFestival 2000, San Antonio,TX
-Finalist, 15th Annual Imagen Foundation,Hollywood ,CA.
-President's Award, Ajijic Int.Film Festival, Mexico
-Int.Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen, Germany
-Generation Ñ, Guggenheim Museum, New York
-Margaret Mead Film & Video Festival,New York
-Museo Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain
-XV Festival de Cine Latinoamericano, Italy
-Awards: Best Experimental, CineFestival 2000, San Antonio
-President's Award, Ajijic Film Festival, Mexico
-Finalist: Imagen Awards 2000, Hollywood CA