Film Screening and Q&A With Director Rodrigo Plá

October 19, 2017 Add to Calendar

11 a.m.–1:15 p.m.


Off Campus
Claremont McKenna, Kravis Center, LC 62


Isabel Balseiro


During his visit to The Claremont Colleges, filmmaker Rodrigo Plá will drop by HMC on Thursday morning, Oct. 19 to visit a class then, at 11 a.m., will present his award-winning thriller A Monster with a Thousand Heads and discuss it with viewers.

The 11 a.m. film screening is open to the public and will be held at Claremont McKenna College, Kravis LC 62.

Plá is a Mexican director, who was born in Uruguay. He has developed his film career for more than 25 years. His short film Novia mía (1995) won the Best Short Film Award at the Muestra de Cine Mexicano in Guadalajara. His short film, El ojo en la nuca (2000), presented 10 years ago at the third edition of FICM, received the Student Oscar for Best Foreign Short Film and the Ariel Award for Best Fiction Short Film, among other prizes. The four feature films directed by Plá include:  La zona (2007), Desierto adentro (2008), La demora (2012) and A Monster with a Thousand Heads.

Read more about Plá at:
Un monstruo de mil cabezas by Rodrigo Plá at the 13° FICM
Venice: Memento Takes France, World to Rodrigo Pla’s ‘A Monster’ (EXCLUSIVE)
Rodrigo Pla on the Guadalajara Premiere of 'La Demora' (Q&A)

His visit is supported by the Benediktsson Experiential Learning Fund (HSA, HMC), by Intercollegiate Media Studies (IMS), by The Latin American Studies Program (Pomona College) and by Film Studies (CMC).