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Red Shoes Zapatos rojos

  Carlos Eichelmann Kaiser

  Mexico      2022    


When Artemio receives unsettling news about his daughter, he sets out from his remote mountain farm for Mexico City in search of answers. As he struggles to navigate the utterly foreign capital, he strikes up an unlikely friendship with a down-on-her-luck sex worker. Together the two embark on a journey through the city’s labyrinthian streets and bureaucracies. A profound, poetic visual style and empathetic lead performances power this quietly ferocious fable about love, duty, and determination.

 Spanish with subtitles 
  83 minutes

Screenings & Events

In-Person Screening

Wed, Jun 14 @ 6:30pm CDT

at Chicago History Museum


Advance tickets are no longer available. Please pick up a Rush Card when doors open (5:45pm) to reserve your place for a last minute ticket. Open seats will be made available to Rush Card holders 15 minutes prior to showtime on a first-come, first-served basis. Admission is not guaranteed.



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