FICM Mexican

Márquez, Kenya

Dirección, Guión, Producción. GUADALAJARA, MEXICO, 1972

Contact: 3334963286

Kenya Márquez

She studied communication at the Universidad del Valle de Atemajac (UNIVA) and took a course in screenwriting at the CCC film school in Mexico City. Her short fiction film Cruz (1998) was part of the tribute to Damián Alcázar at the 9th Morelia International Film Festival (FICM). In the same edition of FICM, the director received a Special Mention and the Audience Award for her first feature film Fecha de caducidad (2011). It was presented at more than 40 film showings and festivals around the world and won several awards, including the Best Feature Film from Jalisco award at the 27th Guadalajara International Film Festival (FICG, in Spanish); the Silver Colón for Best Director at the 38thIberoamerican Film Festival of Huelva, Spain; the Special Jury Award at the 15thSouth American Film Encounters, Marseille, France; the Manicuripe Award for Best Sound at the 22ndCine Ceará Ibero-american Film Fest, Brazil; and awards for Best Photography, Best Screenplay and Best First Film at the 5th Latin American Film Festival of Flanders, Brussels.