The second Ventana Sur market in Buenos Aires has announced the 10 Latin American films to be presented in Primer Corte, the screenings of films still in post production.
Teresa Toledo, director of Casa America in Madrid, will present the selections. One will win an award sponsored by Argentine film magazine Haciendo Cine. The 10 were selected from more than 100 submissions.
Michael Rowe’s Ano bisiesto, which was presented in Primer Corte last year, went on to win the Camera d’Or in Cannes.
The participants include Cannes Cinefondation Residence alumni Hernan Belon from Argentina, Mexican director Yulene Olaizola who previously directed Intimacies of Shakespeare and Victor Hugo, 2009 Sundance Lab alum Alejandro Landes from Colombia, and another Argentine film-maker, Marco Berger, who previously directed Plan B.
The selections are:
El Campo, dir. Hernán Belón (Argentina)
El túnel de los huesos, dir. Nacho Garassino (Argentina)
Ausente, dir. Marco Berger (Argentina)
O Palhaco, dir. Selton Melo (Brasil)
Chuva, dir. Marcelo Toledo y Paolo Gregori (Brasil)
Ulises, dir. Oscar Godoy (Chile)
Porfirio, dir. Alejandro Landes (Colombia)
Fe, dir. Alejo Crisóstomo (Guatemala-Chile)
Asalto al Cine, dir. Iría Gómez Concheiro (Mexico)
Paraísos Artificiales, dir. Yulene Olaizola (Mexico)
And these two films will screen a 30 minute section:
Mono con gallinas, dir. Alfredo León León (Ecuador)
Querida, salí a comprar cigarrillos y vuelvo, dirs. Mariano Cohn and Gastón Duprat (Argentina)
Ventana Sur runs Dec 3-6, organised by the INCAA in partnership with the Marche du Festival de Cannes, and has EC support.
The Latin American cinema market will welcome more than 300 buyers and sellers from local countries and around the world. More than 120 world premieres will be presented.
Companies already confirmed to attend include Wild Bunch, Shoreline, M-Appeal, eOne, Latido, Bavaria, Memento, Latino Fusion, Lumiere, Arte France, Rezo, ZDF, Senator Entertainment, Artificial Eye and Alfa Films.