We Are The Flesh Release and Premiere Set For January 2017

We Are The Flesh Film Details DecayMag.com Tenemos la carne

Original title: Tenemos la Carne

Director: Emiliano Rocha Minter

Writer: Emiliano Rocha Minter

Release Date: January 13, 2017

Release Format: Cinemas

MPAA Rating: N/A

Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror

Running Time: 1h 19min


After wandering a ruined city for years in search of food and shelter, two siblings find their way into one of the last remaining buildings. Inside, they find a man who will make them a dangerous offer to survive the outside world.



Emiliano Rocha Minter is one of the many upcoming Latino filmmakers impacting Horror cinema. Minter of Mexican descent makes his directorial debut with Tenemos la carne. For distribution, the title of the film had a change to the translated; We are the Flesh. 

Set in post-apocalyptic Mexico, the film centers on Lucio (Diego Gamaliel) and his sister Fauna (María Evoli). Noé Hernández portrays Mariano, a hermit the siblings stumble upon. Mariano is described as a hermit eager to transform the ashes of the world.

We are the Flesh screened at film festivals worldwide for the majority of 2016. Notable film festival to which Minter’s film screened at were;

• Sitges

• Fantastic Fest

•  Telluride

•  Vancouver International Film Festival

We are the Flesh was well-received. In fact, Minter’s film stunned audiences at the Locarno International Film Festival. The screening was a world premiere event. We are the Flesh received nominations and awards for excellence. Below is a summary of the merits accrued.

East End Film Festival, UK 2016

Best Film
EEFF’s Best Film Award
Emiliano Rocha Minter


Fantasia Film Festival 2016

Séquences Award
Best Film
Emiliano Rocha Minter


Rotterdam International Film Festival 2016

Bright Future Award
Emiliano Rocha Minter
Best First Film
Emiliano Rocha Minter (director)
Julio Chavezmontes (producer)
Emiliano Rocha Minter


Related Article: Tenemos la Carner Secured by Reel Suspects

DecayMag.com Emiliano Rocha Minter We Are The Flesh aka Tenemos la Carne

Release Date

UK based distributor, Arrow Films announced the theatrical rollout for We Are the Flesh. The news released Thursday the 15th of December 2016.  Minter’s thought-provoking vision is set to premiere in Los Angeles on the 13th of January 2017. The details of this event are as follows;

Friday, January 13, 2017
Laemmle’s Ahrya Fine Arts Theatre
8556 Wilshire Blvd
Beverly Hills, CA 90211

According to the press release, Minter’s We Are the Flesh is marketed as;

….provocative and explicit creation is an erotic inferno of the senses that manages to pack all manner of delirium into its short running time.

Stay tuned to DecayMag for the review for We Are the Flesh (Tenemos la Carne) 


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