Canana, the production company founded by actors Gael Garcia Bernal, Diego Luna and producer Pablo Cruz, has lined up five films for release in Mexico through its new distribution arm.

Most of the titles are first films by local film-makers. The first to be released is Aaron Fernandez's directorial debut Partes Usadas (Used Parts) which will open on April 18 on 25 prints in Mexico City.

Also set for release this year are Laura Amelia Guzmán and Israel Cárdenas first feature Cochochi, which won the Discovery Award at the Toronto Film Festival; Harmony Korine's Mr Lonely which stars Diego Luna; Jonas Cuaron's debut feature Ano Una which screened in Critics Week at Venice; and Familia Tortuga directed by Ruben Imaz.

The company has also picked up rights to several documentaries - Cocalero, Mi Vida Dentro, Nacido Sin, The Big Sellout and Jonestown. These features have been shown already in Mexico thanks to Ambulante, a traveling documentary film festival produced by Canana.

However, Garcia Bernal directorial debut, Deficit will be released by Videocine, the distribution arm of Televisa Broadcast, on 60 prints on May 30.