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“Mexican Suitcase” exhibit makes it to Mexico

September 27, 2013
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“Mexican Suitcase” exhibit makes it to Mexico

The Mexican Suitcase: The Rediscovered Spanish Civil War Negatives by Capa, Chim, and Taro, the exhibit curated by Cynthia Young of the International Center for Photography, has finally made it back to Mexico City, from where the negatives were recovered several years ago. The show will open at the Antiguo Colegio San Ildefonso on October...
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Mexican Suitcase documentary available for viewing

October 1, 2012
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Mexican Suitcase documentary available for viewing

The Mexican Suitcase, a documentary by Trisha Ziff about the circuitous fate of the 4,500 negatives of Spanish Civil War photographs shot by Robert Capa, Gerda Taro and David "Chim" Seymour, will be available for viewing on iTunes on October 9. More details here.
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“Mexican Suitcase” screened at Tucson festival

February 11, 2012
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“Mexican Suitcase” screened at Tucson festival

The Mexican Suitcase, Trisha Ziff’s brilliant documentary about the re-discovery in Mexico of 4,500 Spanish Civil War photographic negatives of Robert Capa, Gerda Taro and David Seymour, will be part of the line-up of "Cine México" in Tucson, Arizona, later this month (February 29-March 4). All screenings and events are free and...
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“Mexican Suitcase” nominated for prestigious Ariel award

December 11, 2011
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“Mexican Suitcase” nominated for prestigious Ariel award

Trisha Ziff's documentary Mexican Suitcase (review, trailer, website) has been one of thirty feature-length films to be nominated for an Ariel, the Mexican equivalent of the Oscar, Cinemanía reports. The most prestigious film award in the Mexican movie industry, the Ariel has been awarded annually since 1947.
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Mexican Suitcase documentary opens in Madrid

November 8, 2011
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Trisha Ziff’s Mexican Suitcase opens in Cine Luchana (Madrid) on November 11th. Screening times: 4:30pm and 8:30pm.
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The Mexican Suitcase, by Trisha Ziff

November 5, 2011
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The Mexican Suitcase, by Trisha Ziff

Two-thirds of the way into Trisha Ziff’s brilliant documentary about the re-discovery in Mexico of 4,500 Spanish Civil War photographic negatives of Robert Capa, Gerda Taro and David Seymour, two Mexican intellectuals comment on the donation of that vast archive to the International Center of Photography in New York.  Photographer Pedro Meyer openly says...
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Ziff’s “Mexican Suitcase” opens in NYC and Spain this weekend

November 2, 2011
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Ziff’s “Mexican Suitcase” opens in NYC and Spain this weekend

On Friday, the same day the film opens at movie theaters in Spain, Trisha Ziff's gripping documentary The Mexican Suitcase is being screened at ALBA's Human Rights Film Festival (Museum of the City of New York, tickets here, trailer here). See here for coverage in the Spanish press today. The Suitcase...
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Mexican Suitcase film triumphs at festivals, in media

September 18, 2011
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Mexican Suitcase film triumphs at festivals, in media

Trisha Ziff’s Mexican Suitcase, a gripping documentary on the photography and historical memory of the Spanish Civil War, has been selected for the New York and Los Angeles DocuWeeks, the San Sebastián Film Festival, the DocMiami International Film Festival, and as opening feature for the AFI Latin American Film Festival in Silver Spring, MD....
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Newsweek covers Mexican Suitcase

September 12, 2011
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Newsweek covers Mexican Suitcase

This week's issue of Newsweek covers the documentary Mexican Suitcase (trailerKickstarter), which is also screened this week at the San Sebastián Film Festival (Sept. 19 & 20, details here), for the DocMiami International Film Festival, and as opening feature for the AFI Latin American Film Festival in Silver Spring, MD, on...
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Variety reviews Mexican Suitcase

September 9, 2011
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"The discovery of 4,500 photographic negatives shot by famed war photographers Robert Capa, Gerda Taro and David "Chim" Seymour during the Spanish Civil War is given respectful treatment in writer-director Trisha Ziff's Mexican Suitcase," Robert Koehler writes in Variety:

The thrilling frontline photography -- unique in its era -- serves here to illustrate the...
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