Wednesday, August 19, 2009

57th Donostia Zinemaldia Festival de San Sebastian – Horizontes Latinos Lineup

The San Sebastian International Film Festival will run this year from September 18 to 26. Yesterday they announced the lineup for the Horizontes Latinos section that screens Latin American films and here are the thirteen (13) films in competition.

Opening Film: Sin Nombre, Cary Joji Fukunaga, USA and Mexico

El Arbol (The Tree), Carlos Serrano Azcona, Spain and Mexico
Contracorriente, Javier Fuentes-Leon, Peru, Colombia, France and Germany
Daniel y Ana (Daniel and Ana), Michel Franco, Mexico and Spain
Francia (France), Israel Adrian Caetano, Argentina
Gigante, Adrian Biniez, Uruguay
Huacho, Alejandro Fernandez Almendras, Chile, France and Germany
Ilusiones Opticas, Cristian Jimenez, Chile, Portugal and France
La Invencion de la Carne, Santiago Loza, Argentina
Marea de Arena, Gustavo Montiel Pages, Mexico and Argentina
Perpetuum Mobile, Nicolas Pereda, Mexico and Canada
El Ultimo Verano de la Boyita, Julia Solomonoff, Argentina
Los Viajes del Viento (The Wind Journeys), Colombia, Argentina, Germany, and Netherlands

Horizontes Jury
President: Manuel Pérez Estremera
Director Federico Veiroj
Ilse Hughan

We can say that the famous fest has started and soon all the films in the rest of the sections will be available. Let’s hope that this year the fest will be fun to “read”.

Most of the films in this section are known to the blog, but there are a few new ones. To read information about each movie and the complete press release go here or here . I’ll be checking for trailers and will post the link ASAP.

Watch some trailers @ Movie On Companion

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