Public Program:
Fernando Eimbcke Director’s Q&A and Screening : Temporada de patos (Duck Season), 2004
April 21 2008
Written and directed by Fernando Eimbcke In Spanish with English subtitles. 90 mins. Temporado de Patos (Duck Season) takes you into one particular Sunday morning in the lives of two fourteen-year old boys, Flama and Moko, who live in the Tlatelolco housing complex. With their neighbor Rita and pizza delivery boy Ulises, they create their own adventures to overcome their boredom. Duck Season explores the loneliness of childhood, the effects of divorce and the curious power of love and friendship. Winner of numerous awards, including an unprecedented 11 Ariel Awards, the film was produced by Christian Valdeliévre, Lulù Productions and Cinepantera and executive produced by Jaime Ramos. Warner Independent Pictures and Alfonso Cuaron's Esperanto Films will distribute. This film is rated R for language and some drug content. A Q&A with director Fernando Eimbcke will directly follow the screening. Offsite screening hosted by Anthology Film Archives, 32 Second Avenue, New York, NY 10003.
Courtesy the New Museum Archive