Film City Glasgow | 6 October 2018 | 8 pm | TICKETS
Directed by Laura Plancarte
Mexico | 2018 | 87′ | Female Perspective: Feature Competition
Hermanos – Siblings portrays immigration between Mexico and the US through the intimate encounter of families who regardless of coming from Mexico or the US face similar troubles seeking the American Dream.
The film tells in parallel the story of two Mexican brothers that want to go back to the US illegally after being deported for life, with the story of an American woman who lost her house due to the world economic crisis and today believes she can get it back through Trump’s promises.
Their journeys take them on road trips to meet with their past and with relatives who they believe can help them achieve their dreams.
*Screened with short film Lunch Time by Alireza Ghasemi | Iran | 2017 | 16 min | A 16-year-old girl has come to the hospital to identify the body of her mother. The people in charge at the hospital – due to her young age – won’t let her into the morgue and ask her to bring her guardian instead. However, the girl insists that most of her family is in jail for criminal activities. Finally, after her insistence, they agree to let her into the morgue…