The Opening Night film of the 13th edition of the Vancouver Latin American Film Festival is the highly acclaimed Mexican film GUEROS, the film has been awarded with top prizes at the prestigious festivals of Berlin and San Sebastian, the film was also awarded in 2015 as the best film at the Mexican Academy Awards.
Following the screening of the film, the local band MNGWA will be performing at The Fox Cabaret.
''Based in East Vancouver, Mngwa is earning a reputation as a juggernaut party band, hosting underground shows that include video projections,costumes, puppets, live artwork, and a colourful entourage of weirdos. Mngwa is currently recording an album and plans to broadcast their sound into the cosmos...''
SFU Woodward's Goldcorp Centre for the Arts (149 West Hastings)
The Fox Cabaret (2321 Main Street)
For more information and to buy tickets: http://vlaff.org/movie/2015/gueros-0