The Lord of the Rain
Director: Juan Carlos Salas Tamez Country of Origin: Mexico Runtime: 27m Genre: Drama, Family, History Block: C Date: 28-02 Time: 3.00-4.15pm Watch Trailer
A young student is forced to leave his university due to a difficult situation that impacts his family. Circumstances lead him to share an old house with an elderly man.
Juan Carlos Salas Tamez (“El Monaguillo”) was born in Monterrey NL Mexico in 1976. He studied communication sciences at the Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, and then moved to Madrid, Spain, where he obtained a Masters Degree in Media Production. He started his film career in children’s TV as a producer and director. His first short film, Paraguay 76 (2015), was selected for the Cannes Film Festival. Other award-winning films since then include the documentary: ¨Arriving Home¨(2016); a short he shot in France called “A Ticket S’il vous plait¨(2016); and “The legend of the Expiration Lord¨(2017).