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Saturday, March 07, 2009

24th Guadalajara International Film Festival – News


From March 19 to 27 the fest will take place in really nice Guadalajara, Mexico and they haven’t published the films but there are some interesting news.

The fest will have the following parallel sections.

Movie-under-Construction 3
Ibeoramerican Films crossing Borders
Guadalajara Film Market & Producers Network
(Marché du Film, Festival de Cannes)

In the Movie-under-Construction 3 six projects will be participating for the section prizes and the films are the following.

Apaporis, en Busca del Rio, Jose Antonio Dorado, Colombia
Martha, Marcelino Islas Hernandez, Mexico
La Bodega, Ray Figueroa, Guatemala
Dawson, Isla, Miguel Litten, Chile
La Yuma, Florence Jaugey, Nicaragua
Bailarina Sola Busca, Orlando Rojas, Cuba and USA

The projects will be evaluated on March 23 and 24 and prizes will be awarded on March 25. to check the full press release with more information about the sections go here.

It has been announced that the fest will screen 620 films including 278 feature-length fiction, 144 documentaries and 198 shorts. The Made in Mexico section will offer 19 market screenings exclusively of Mexican films recently produced in 2008-2009.

Let’s hope that soon they will publish the full program and as soon as they do I will post it here.

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