Machado Mexico

Throughout his poetry there is an influence Machado. The poet, novelist, essayist, art critic and filmmaker Jose Miguel Garcia Ascot, known familiarly as jomi, was born in Tunis on March 24, 1927 and died in Mexico City on August 14, 1986. Son of a diplomat, in 1939 embarked with his family into exile in the direction of France and then to Mexico. He studied at the Faculty of Philosophy and Letters at the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM), he became professor of literature and wrote the thesis on Baudelaire, poet existential (1951). He taught at the Faculty of Philosophy and Letters at UNAM in Mexico City College and at the French Institute of Latin America (IFAL). Collaborated in the Spains, the most prestigious journal in exile, in the Bulletin of the Union of Intellectuals Spanish / Mexico and cultural magazines La Gaceta del Fondo de Cultura Economica, Mexico in Culture, Prometheus, Journal of the University of Mexico , among many other publications. He was part of the founders of the magazine New Cinema and the University Film Club, Film Club and director of IFAL.

He directed the film magazines Film Truth, magazine programs and Camera. He wrote the foreword to the screenplay of Calle Mayor, Juan Antonio Bardem. Helped the filming of Roots (1953, International Critics Prize at Cannes), by Benito Alazraki, Torero (1956), Carlos Velo, Nazario (1958), by Luis Bunuel and Sonatas (1959), Bardem, relevant titles the history of Hispanic cinema. In Cuba shot two of the five planned episodes of the film History of Revolution (A working day and Grooms). .