Trailer: TIGERS ARE NOT AFRAID is Coming to Shudder

Arrive in select theaters this August followed by a release on Shudder, Issa López’s socially-conscious Tigers Are Not Afraid is already being hailed as an inventive horror fairytale destine to resonate for decades. Give the trailer a spin embedded at the top of the article.

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Filmmaker Issa Lopez and her work have been showered with public praise by the likes of Guillermo del Toro, Neil Gaiman, and Stephen King, who tweeted: “this is one terrific film, both tough and touching. Two minutes in, I was under its spell.” Del Toro, who dubbed Lopez “a fantastic new voice in the genre,” is executive producing one of her forthcoming projects, a supernatural western. The in-demand Lopez is also developing a musical about Latino culture in Queens, NY, for Paramount Pictures, and a supernatural revenge thriller for Legendary.

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Thousands have been murdered or gone missing in Mexico’s ongoing violent drug war. The result is many orphaned children living on the streets caught in the unceasing cartel crossfire. In her third work of immense beauty, pain, fear and joy, writer/director Issa López tells the magical story of five such urchins making the best of their daily struggle to survive. Perfectly balanced between harsh reality and the fantastic, this unflinching cautionary fable is part Pan’s Labyrinth, part City of God, all innovative South of the Border fairytale.

Tigers Are Not Afraid stars Paola Lara, Juan Ramón López, and Hanssel Casillas.

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