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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

Pays 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

Pays 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

Pays 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.


Nara Normande

Pays 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

Pays 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.


Alejandro Saevich

Pays 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.