Tigers Are Not Afraid
9 “Ariel” (Mexican Academy Award) Nominations!
Winner! Audience Award, Best Narrative Feature – Calgary Underground Film Festival
Winner! Best Picture, Director, Actress, Actor, Editing – Screamfest
Winner! Best Director (Horror Features) – Fantastic Fest
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A haunting horror fairytale set against the backdrop of Mexico’s devastating drug wars, Tigers Are Not Afraid follows a group of orphaned children armed with three magical wishes, running from the ghosts that haunt them and the cartel that murdered their parents. Filmmaker Issa López creates a world that recalls the early films of Guillermo del Toro, imbued with her own gritty urban spin on magical realism to conjure a wholly unique experience that audiences will not soon forget.
Mexico, 2017, 83 minutes, In Spanish with English Subtitles, Not Rated, Directed by Issa López
“This is one terrific film, both tough and touching. Two minutes in, I was under its spell.”– Stephen King
“An unsparing blend of fantasy and brutality, innocence and evil…innovative, compassionate, and mesmerizing.”– Guillermo del Toro
“A fairytale for today. Beautiful, shocking and chilling.”– Neil Gaiman
“Tigers Are Not Afraid feels like Pan’s Labyrinth meets The Florida Project.”– Kristy Puchko, RIOT MATERIAL
“Brilliant.”– Scott Weinberg, THRILLIST
“A haunting and resoundingly timely modern fairytale.”– Andrew Parker, THE GATE
“Unmissable!”– Anton Bitel, SIGHT AND SOUND