Cities of Gold & Mirrors

Years before ‘Spring Breakers’, Cyprien Gaillard made this haunting 16mm film documenting American students drunken holiday hedonism against the backdrop of a brutalist Cancún hotel complex in Mexico. Named after the French-Japanese children’s cartoon, the film shows buff and bikini-clad white American chugging tequila against the Mayan-like architectural background interspersed …