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“Love is not supposed to hurt.”
To commemorate Mexican Cinema Day (15th August), the Embassy of Mexico has the pleasure of inviting you to watch online the multi-award-winning documentary "Intimate Battles" (Batallas íntimas).
Please register on Eventbrite to obtain the password for the streaming: https://www.eventbrite.sg/e/mexican-cinema-day-intimate-battles-screening-pg13-tickets-116720697749
The movie will be available from Saturday 15th August to Sunday 16th August 2020. The password will be sent from Friday evening until Sunday afternoon.
Director: Lucía Gaja
Release Date: 24 November 2017
Languages: Hindi | Finnish | English | Spanish
IMDA rating: PG13
Through five stories narrated in Spain, the United States, Finland, India and Mexico, Intimate Battles follows the road of resilience and reinvention of the protagonists who survived domestic violence and conclude that love is not supposed to hurt and home should be the safest place.
Awards and nominations:
- Invisible Cinema International Festival, 2018 Spain - Winner for Best Movie made by a Woman (Premio a la Mejor Obra realizada por una Mujer Cine Invisible, Festival Internacional, España, 2018)
- 22nd Trieste Latin American Film Festival, Italy 2017 - Winner of the Malvinas Award of the Contemporary Selection (Premio Malvinas de la Selección Contemporáneo de la XXXII Edición del Festival de Cine Latinoamericano de Trieste, Italia, 2017)
- Monterrey International Film Festival, Mexico 2017 – Winner of Best Long Documentary (Mejor Largometraje Documental de la III Edición del Festival Internacional de Cine de Monterrey, México, 2017)
- Merida and Yucatan International Film Festival, Mexico 2017 – Winner of Best Mexican Long Documentary (Mejor Largometraje Documental Mexicano de la III Edición del Festival Internacional de Cine de Mérida y Yucatán (FICMY), México, 2017)
At the Ariel Awards, Mexico 2018
- Nominee (Golden Ariel) for Best Picture (Mejor Película)
- Nominee (Silver Ariel) for Best Direction (Mejor Dirección): Lucía Gajá
- Nominee (Silver Ariel) for Best Editing (Mejor Edición): Francisco X. Rivera, Lucía Gajá, Mariana Rodriguez
- Nominee (Silver Ariel) for Best Original Score (Mejor Música Compuesta para Cine): Jacobo Lieberman, Leonardo Heiblum
- Nominee (Silver Ariel) for Best Feature Length Documentary (Mejor Largometraje Documental): Lucía Gajá
At the Mexican Cinema Journalists 2018
- Nominee (Silver Goddess) for Best Documentary Feature (Mejor Película Documental): Lucía Gajá (Director)