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52nd Cartagena Film Festival unveils line-up

The festival will pay tribute to actress Isabella Rossellini and director Claire Denis.

The line up for the 52nd Cartagena International Film Festival (FICCI), which runs February 23-29 in Colombia, has been announced.

100 national premieres and eight world premieres make up the selection, including Pablo Giorgelli’s Las Acacias, which won the Camera D’Or at Cannes last year where it screened in Critics Week and Jhonny Hendrix Hinestroza’s Choco, which will have its world premiere at the Berlin Film Festival before screening at Cartagena.

The festival will pay tribute to Isabella Rossellini and director Claire Denis, who will both attend the festival.

Hector Babenco, Gael Garcia Bernal, Rodrigo Santoro and Jorge Perugorria are also amongst the guests expected to attend.

Official dramatic competition line-up:

Porfirio, dir Alejandro Landes,(Colombia/Argentina/Uruguay/Spain)
Choco Jhonny Hendrix Hinestroza(Colombia)
The Year Of The Tiger, dir Sebastien Lelio(Chile)
The Student, dir Santiago Mitre(Argentina)
Machete-Speak, dir Kyzza Terrazas (Mexico)
Heleno, dir Jose Henrique Fonseca(Brazil)
Stories That Only Exist When Remembered, dir Julia Murat (Brazil/Argentina/France)
Iceberg, dir Gabriel Velazquez (Spain)
The Dormant Voice, dir Benito Zambrano (Spain)
Las Acacias, dir Pablo Giorgelli (Argentina/Spain)
Bad Intention, dir Rosario Garcia-Montero (Peru/Argentina/Germany)
A Secret World, dir Gabriel Marino (Mexico)
Cowboy, dir Juan Minujin (Argentina) out of competition
 
Films in official documentary competition are:
 
Songs, dir Eduardo Coutinho (Brazil)
Captive Beauty, dir Jared Goodman (Colombia)
My Heart Belongs In Yambo, dir Maria Fernanda Restrepo (Ecuador)
Cut, dir Felipe Guerrero (Colombia)
Cuates De Australia, dir Everardo Gonzalez (Mexico)
The Tiniest Place, Tatiana Huezo (Mexico)
College, dir Celina Murga (Argentina)
Granito: How To Nail A Dictator, dir Pamela Yates (Guatemala/US/Spain)
Daughter, dir Maria Paz Gonzalez (Chile)
Birth, A Diary Of Motherhood, dir Jorge Caballero (Colombia)
River Of Men, dir Tin Dirdamal (Mexico/Bolivia)
Long Live Antipodes!, Victor Kossakovsky (Argentina/Chile/Germany/Netherlands)
Yatasto, dir Hermes Paralluelo (Argentina)

Colombia Al 100%:
 
180 Seconds, Alexander Giraldo
Apathy, Arturo Ortegon
Choco, Jhonny Hendrix Hinestroza
Cut, Felipe Guerrero
Short, Bald And Fat, Carlos Osuna
Illegal.co, Alessandro Angulo
Poppy Garden, Juan Carlos Melo Guevara
Birth, A Diary Of Motherhood, Jorge Caballero
Fishermen, Sebastien Cordero
Porfirio, Alejandro Landes
No Words, Diego Bustamente & Ana Sofia Osorio Ruiz
Sofia And The Mule, Andres Burgos

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