The 2017 Ithaca Fantastik (IF) film festival returns to Ithaca, New York, November 3 to 12, 2017; and with less than a month and a half to go, IF is revealing, its first wave of titles
TIGERS ARE NOT AFRAID (VUELVEN)
NAME OF FILM: TIGERS ARE NOT AFRAID
DIRECTOR(S): Issa López
STARRING: Paola Lara, Juan Ramón López, Hanssel Casillas
GENRE: Fantasy Film
SYNOPSIS: A gritty fairytale about a gang of five street children trying to survive the horrific violence of drug cartels and the ghosts created by the Mexican drug war. Ten-year-old Estrella has three wishes, the first of which is that her missing mother returns. Her wish comes true, but she returns in the form of spectral visions. Her intuition leads her to join a gang of orphaned boys, with whom she must fight real-world and supernatural evils.
The 2017 Fantastic Fest announced its final wave of films, along with Alexander Payne’s miniature masterpiece DOWNSIZING as the closing night film.