Abajo les copio información de algunas películas que se estarán proyectando a partir de hoy en el marco del Three Rivers Film Festival y que quizás les puedan interesar. Entre otras, aparecen las entradas al Oscar de Colombia, Guatemala y Brasil.
Boldly imaginative, this entirely wordless and dazzlingly colorful animation follows the journey of a young boy, Cuca, whose cozy countryside life is shattered when his father leaves for the city, prompting him to embark on a quest to reunite his family.
Peter Greenaway’s film explores the mind of a creative genius, Soviet filmmaker Sergei Eisenstein, facing the desires and fears of love, sex, and death through ten passionate days that helped shape the rest of the career of one of the greatest masters of cinema.
Oscar Entry, Columbia
Tracking two parallel odysseys through the Amazon, this historical epic offers an ethno-botanical adventure, mysticism, and a heart-rending depiction of an indigenous culture ravaged by colonialism.
Inspired by interviews with Mayan people, Jayro Bustamante’s beautiful debut film is a moving drama that shows a world where nature is preeminent and rituals daily life. With an indigenous cast and the power of a classic fable, Ixcanul tells the moving story of a Mayan family living in the shadow of a volcano in the Guatemalan highlands.
Combining metaphysical speculation with an intimate approach this documentary explores the human connection to water through the indigenous peoples of Chilean Patagonia.
An excitingly fresh take on some classic themes and ideas, The Second Mother centers around Val, a hard-working live-in housekeeper in modern day Sao Paulo.