Showed at Images 12/14/2018–12/20/2018

Starring: Yalitza Aparicio, Andy Cortés, Carlos Peralta, Daniela Demesa, Diego Cortina Autrey, Fernando Grediaga, Marco Graf, Marina de Tavira, Nancy García García, Verónica García

Showing on the Main Screen

Winner of the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival, Roma is Alfonso Cuarón's labor of love. He served as writer, director, editor, and cinematographer on this film loosely based on his own childhood in Mexico City, and the woman who raised him, his family's maid.

Roma follows Cleo (Yalitza Aparicio), a young domestic worker for a family in the middle-class neighborhood of Roma in Mexico City. Delivering an artful love letter to the women who raised him, Cuarón draws on his own childhood to create a vivid and emotional portrait of domestic strife and social hierarchy amidst political turmoil of the 1970s.

  • Director: Alfonso Cuarón
  • Runtime: 2 hours 15 minutes
  • Genre: Drama

“Alfonso Cuarón uses one household on one street to open up a world, working on a panoramic scale often reserved for war stories, but with the sensibility of a personal diarist. It’s an expansive, emotional portrait of life buffeted by violent forces, and a masterpiece.”

– New York Times