San Sebastián selects six debut films for Films in Progress 36
by David González
- The professional platform will welcome projects produced by Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, Panama and Uruguay to its new edition, which will take place during the Basque gathering
The 36th edition of Films in Progress, San Sebastián International Film Festival and Cinélatino, Rencontres de Toulouse's professional initiative oriented to support Latin American cinema, will take place during the 67th edition of the former, on 23, 24 and 25 September, parallel to the 8th Foro de Coproducción Europa-América Latina (read news) and Glocal in Progress (read news). Six debut films coming from Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, Panama and Uruguay, directed by Madiano Marcheti, Mauricio Osaki, Joan Gómez, Ángeles Cruz, Fernanda Valadez and Agustín Banchero, have been selected this year from among a total of 185 productions. These will vie for the Films in Progress Industry Award, consisting of post-production services for the winning film until obtaining a DCP subtitled in English and its distribution in Spain..
Four films presented in Films in Progress at San Sebastian and Toulouse will participate in this year’s Festival: The Prince [+see also:
film profile] by Sebastián Muñoz, selected for the Critics’ Week in Venice in Horizontes Latinos; August [+see also:
film profile] by Armando Capó, which also participated at the Co-Production Forum and Films in Progress 32 in Horizontes Latinos; and The Sharks [+see also:
film profile] by Lucía Garibaldi, winner of awards at Films in Progress 34, as well as at Sundance and Guadalajara in Horizontes Latinos. Some Beasts by Jorge Riquelme, winner of an award at Films in Progress Toulouse will participate in New Directors.
The selected titles:
Films in Progress 36
The Red Tree - Joan Gómez (Colombia/Panama/France)
Production: Big-Sur Películas, Mass Media Communications, In Vivo Films, Viso Producciones
Hilda's Short Summer - Agustín Banchero (Uruguay/Brazil)
Production: Tarkiofilms, Arissas
Madalena - Madiano Marcheti (Brazil)
Production: Pólo Filmes, Raccord Produções
Nudo Mixteco - Ángeles Cruz (Mexico)
Production: Madrecine, EI2 Media
Os caminhos do meu pai (The Paths of my Father) - Mauricio Osaki (Brazil/Poland)
Production: Dezenove Som e Imagens, Krakow Film Cluster
Sin señas particulares (Non Distinguishing Features) - Fernanda Valadez (Mexico)
Production: Corpulenta Producciones, Avanti Pictures
(Translated from Spanish)
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