Oaxaca FilmFest just announced the 2016 Official Selection at its annual press conference in Mexico City at the Centro Cultural de España.
The Official Competition includes most awaited films like Elvis and Nixon (Liza Johnson, USA), Personal Shopper (Olivier Assayas, France), To Steal from a Thief (Daniel Calparsoro, Argentina-Spain) and By way of Helena a.k.a. The Duel (Kieran Darcy-Smith, USA).
Other highlights to the selection include the Mexican Premiere of the Rolling Stones Documentary : Olé, Olé, Olé: A Trip Across Latin America (Paul Dugdale, UK) and the Mexican Film 7:19 (Jorge Michel Grau, Mexico).
The Festival also announced the agenda for its activities and events which include New Industry, an intense 3-day Program for professionals of the industry that will expand this year with Young Industry a program open to future filmmakers. Both academic programs include alliances with protagonists of the international industry like The Redford Center, Sundance Institute with #Ignite Program, Vimeo, Adobe Project #1324, Fondeadora and WhatsCine among others.