MY WISH LIST

SIGN UP

Creating an account with Tribecafilm.com gives you access to more features and services, like our weekly newsletter and other special features just for the film community.

SIGN UP
Mic
SHORTS IN COMPETITION: NARRATIVE

CAFé PARAíSO

Directed by Alonso Ruizpalacios
SHORT NARRATIVE 11 Minutes New York Premiere
FILM GUIDE CAFé PARAíSO
Two Mexican immigrants work as cooks at the Café Paraíso. While preparing an endless array of dishes, the youngest rehearses his heroic resignation, through which he hopes to regain his youth and dignity and even win the love of a waitress. But things aren't as they seem at the Café Paraíso, where reality becomes fiction and fiction reality.
Drama
About the Director(s)
Alonso Ruizpalacios (b. Mexico City) studied acting at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London. He has directed and written for several TV series and stage shows. Café Paraíso has won awards at film festivals in Spain, Mexico, and Italy. Alonso is currently working on his first feature film project, Güeros.
Special Note

Note: This film will screen as part of the Shorts: Means to an End program.

 

Co-presented by

 

 


Film Info
  • Section:
    Shorts in Competition: Narrative
  • Year:
    2008
  • Length:
    11 minutes
  • Language:
    Spanish, English
  • Country:
  • Premiere:
    New York
Cast & Credits
  • Primary Cast:
    Tenoch Huerta, José Sefami, Sophie Alexander-Katz, Enrique Arreola
  • Director:
    Alonso Ruizpalacios
  • Screenwriter:
    Alonso Ruizpalacios
  • Producer:
    Patricia Coronado
  • Director of Photography:
    Damian García
  • Editor:
    Juan Manuel Figueroa
  • Music by:
    Tomás Barreiro, Freddie Stevenson
  • Sound Design:
    Pablo Fernández

Contacts
  • Print Source
    Alejandro Díaz
    Mexican Film Institute
    Insurgentes Sur 674, 2nd floor, Del Valle Mexico City, 03100
    Phone: 5255 5448 5345
    difuinte@imcine.gob.mx
  • Director
    Alonso Ruizpalacios
    Iztaccihuatl #27, Col. Hipódromo Condesa Mexico City, 06170
    Phone: +52 55 5448 5345
    aruizpalacios@gmail.com
  • Producer
    Patricia Coronado
    Insurgentes Sur 674, 2nd floor, Del Valle Mexico, 03100
    Phone: (5255) 54485339
    difuinte@imcine.gob.mx
  • Print Source
    Alejandro Díaz
    Mexican Film Institute
    Insurgentes Sur 674, 2nd floor, Del Valle Mexico City, 03100
    Phone: 5255 5448 5345
    difuinte@imcine.gob.mx
  • Director
    Alonso Ruizpalacios
    Iztaccihuatl #27, Col. Hipódromo Condesa Mexico City, 06170
    Phone: +52 55 5448 5345
    aruizpalacios@gmail.com
  • Producer
    Patricia Coronado
    Insurgentes Sur 674, 2nd floor, Del Valle Mexico, 03100
    Phone: (5255) 54485339
    difuinte@imcine.gob.mx

RUSH SALES POLICY

When tickets for a screening or event are no longer available, they will be listed as RUSH. The Rush system functions as a stand-by line that will form at the venue approximately 45 minutes prior to scheduled start time. Admittance is based on availability and will begin 15 minutes prior to program start time. Rush Tickets are the same price as advance tickets payable upon entry. There is a limit of one Rush Ticket per person.