AFI Fest 2012: Post Tenebras Lux

AFI Fest 2012: Post Tenebras Lux

A 2012 Mexican, French, German, and Dutch film by director Carlos Reygadas- Screenings on November 2nd & 5th

Friday, November 02, 2012
7:15 PM - 9:15 PM
Level 3 of Hollywood & Highland Center
6801 Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood, CA 90028

Winner of the Best Director prize of the 65th Cannes Film Festival, POST TENEBRAS LUX further establishes Carlos Reygadas as a distinctive voice in contemporary Mexican cinema. The film details the life of Juan and Natalia, a wealthy couple living in a stunning house in the country with their two little children (played by Reygadas' own children) and their pack of dogs. The family hires and trusts the local townsmen with help around the house, including childcare, construction and security. When an employee they considered a friend backstabs Juan, chaos enters the household. Continuing the exploration of themes from his previous films, Reygadas employs minimal dialogue, instead focusing on lush sound and haunting landscapes. One of the most challenging films of the year, POST TENEBRAS LUX juxtaposes animalistic brutality and pure innocence in order to examine darkness and pursue light.

120 min


Chinese 5
11/02/12, 7:15 PM

Chinese 1
11/05/12, 4:30 PM

Watch the trailer:

Cost: All regular tickets to AFI FEST are FREE. To reserve individual tickets or to purchase an AFI FEST CINEPASS EXPRESS pass go to

For more information please contact

Magaly Lopez Tel: 310-825-4571

Download File: AFI-FEST-2012-tl-avb.pdf

Sponsor(s): American Film Institute