FICM Mexican

Rochín, Roberto

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Contact: 55 5689 6920, 55 1953 2715

Roberto Rochin

He studied art at the Loyola Marymount University (LMU) in Los Angeles, United States. His first feature Ulama, el juego de la vida y la muerte (1987), won Ariel Awards for Best First Film, Best Picture, Best Music, Best Edition and Best Photography at the 30th Ariel Awards, Mexico; and the Silver Goddess for Best First Film at the 24th Silver Goddess Awards Ceremony, Mexico. The film was presented at the 1st Universal Expo 2000 fair, Hannover, Germany and at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York in 2003, among others. He won the Best Fiction Short Film award at the 29th WorldFest Houston International Film & Video Festival, Texas, for Un pedazo de noche (1995). For Paso del Norte (2001) he won an Ariel for Best Short Fiction Film at the 44th Ariel Awards and three awards at the 5th Guanajuato International Film Festival (GIFF). He participated in the 6th Morelia International Film Festival (FICM) with his feature Purgatorio, relatos de Juan Rulfo (2008), which won the Jury Award at the 36th Brussels Independent Film Festival, Belgium (FIFI in French); the Free Spirit Award at the 25th Warsaw Film Festival (WFF), Poland; and the Pre-Colombian Silver Circle Award for Best Picture at the 26th Bogotá Film Festival (Bogocine), Colombia.