Latino

28 April 2019 – 13:30 – Flagey

We offer a ‘carte blanche’ to the Latin American Movie Festival of Biarritz. A unique chance to get a sense of Latin American shorts they awarded last year and a good way to celebrate two cities which have teamed up since 1959: Ixelles and Biarritz.

 

O Órfão (The Orphan)

Carolina Markowicz

O Orfao
Country Brazil
Genre Fiction
2018 - 15' - Color
Jonathas has been adopted and returned due to his 'different' way. Inspired by true events.

Nuestro canto a la guerra (Our Song to war)

Juanita Onzaga

Our song to war
Country Colombia
Genre Documentary
2018 - 14' - Color
Crocodile-men, a mystic river, some kids who like fishing and a war that is coming to an end.

No me imagino siendo vieja (I don’t see myself being old)

Martina Juncadella

No me imagino siendo vieja
Country Argentina
Genre Fiction
2018 - 12' - Color
Jaki lives with her parents and her two dogs. She writes poems and sells knishes (juish specialty). One day, she is struck by a new inspiration and, while writing, her ideas mingle with her own life.

Guaxuma

Nara Normande

Guaxuma
Country Brazil
Genre Animation
2018 - 15' - Color
Tayra and I grew up on a beach in the north east of Brazil. We were inseparable. The sea breeze brings me back happy memories.

El verano del León eléctrico

Diego Céspedes

El verano del leon electrico
Country Chile
Genre Fiction
2018 - 22' - Color
Hidden in a house far from the city, Alonso (11) accompanies his dear sister, Daniela (17). She expects to become the seventh wife of The Lion, a prophet who (according to stories) electrocutes when you touch him.

Mamartuile

Alejandro Saevich

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Country Mexico
Genre Fiction
2018 - 11' - Color
The President of Mexico is in the last period of his term and only counting the days before his retirement. It appears to be a quiet adieu, until an international conflict has him treading murky waters.