Marvelous Movie Mondays: Calypso

EPFC | September 3rd, 2018

guest curator: Morris Manuel Trujillo

theme: Love / Heartbreak Program
From the personal to the political

Calypso, (Mexico 2016) 05:11 min
16mm B&W film, color
Dir. Annalisa Quagliata

Inspired by Homer’s Odyssey, the film creates a queer reinterpretation of the nymph Calypso who traps Odysseus on her island. This intimate and sensuous rendition unveils the characters’ emotional states through subtle gestures and contemplative portraits, delving into feelings of love, longing and abandonment.

Marvelous Movie Mondays: End Of The Existence Of Things

EPFC | August 20th, 2018

guest curator: Morris Manuel Trujillo

theme: Love / Heartbreak Program
From the personal to the political

End of the existence of things (Mexico, 2013) 05:40 min
Dir. Dalia Huerta Cano
Fiction Super 8, digital output Dur: 5 min. 39 sec

The point of view of a boy and how he faces the loss of a great love. A journey that transits his mind and his sadness, that will take him through the memories and things that were left of his intense relationship, towards a liberating destiny.

Marvelous Movie Mondays August Curator: “Morris” Manuel Trujillo!

EPFC | August 16th, 2018

Welcome to August!! We’re excited to announce the name of the artist who will be guest curating MARVELOUS MOVIE MONDAYS this month. Please join us in welcoming…


Morris is a film programmer, visual artist, film performer, co-founder of the projects Trinchera Ensamble and Experimental Film Laboratory (LEC), both projects linked to cinema and other contemporary arts such as performance, installation, object art and conceptual art, among other. He currently directs the Faro Aragón project, a community space focused on audiovisual arts.

His work has been presented in festivals and museums in Europe and other countries, such as the FLEX festivals in Florida, Antimatter in Canada, Mexparismental and Cinema des Different in Paris, The Museum of Fine Arts of Santiago de Chile, L’Alternativa, in Barcelona; in addition to the Museums Quartier and the Samlumg Essel Museum in Vienna, Austria. He has also performed on tours around the world such as the Festival Signés de Nuit, where his work Sinfonía Insanía (Mexico) was presented at an international retrospective on Fine Arts in Beirut, Lebanon, in 2004; and at the Eksperimento Festival held in the Philippines. In Mexico, it has been presented in places such as the Alameda Art Laboratory, the City Museum, the Carrillo Gil Art Museum, the Tamayo Museum and the Aural Festival among others.

In 2010, Morris was coordinator of the Latin America tour that his project Trinchera Ensamble realized with the supported of institutions such as the BBVA Foundation – Bancomer, CONACULTA, Contemporary Art Foundation of Uruguay and the Cultural Center of Spain in Argentina.

He has been a collaborator of different independent film and image festivals, programming international cycles such as “Perimeter” at the Digital Culture Center, ANIMASIVO Festival, Loop Cinema at the Tamayo Museum, a retrospective of contemporary experimental cinema for the Video EX Festival of Zurich Switzerland, among others.

He has also taught Art and Film workshops at the UNAM-Artistic Linkage Unit (UVA), the Autonomous University of Mexico City (UACM), the Contemporary Art Foundation of Montevideo, Uruguay, the Student Foundation 47 and in community projects on visual culture in different cities.

And now, time to go check out Morris’s film Dreams: