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Beyond Mexico's Oscar darlings, here are three Mexican filmmakers you need to know

Beyond Mexico's Oscar darlings, here are three Mexican filmmakers you need to know

Following in the footsteps of Oscar darlings Guillermo del Toro, Alejandro Iñárritu and Alfonso Cuarón, a new generation of Mexican filmmakers is making its mark. Last year, Mexico churned out a record 175 films, which won more than 100 awards internationally. Here are a few important filmmakers south of the border that you should know.

Amat Escalante​​​ Filmmaker Amat Escalante, pictured in Mexico City, lived in Lakewood in his youth. Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

The son of a Mexican painter and an American researcher,...

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