Discover the program of the 47 Huelva Ibero-American Film Festival

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Discover the program of the 47 Huelva Ibero-American Film Festival

The Huelva Ibero-American Film Festival has presented the program for its 47th edition, which will take place from November 12 to 19. The Ibero-American has more than a hundred titles on its grid with a majority of face-to-face passes plus online screenings through the platform Your movie.

The event will keep some of the new features implemented in 2020, such as the screening of some titles from the Official Section of Feature Films in Filmin and the Earthquakes Section, for subscribers. On the platform will also be present Cinéfila Window, an educational proposal, open to primary schools and institutes studying ESO and Baccalaureate, with programming aimed at the younger audience.

The next edition will feature a program of 110 titles, betweenarguments and short films, which can be seen between the days 12 and 19 of November. The grid includes thirteen national premieres for an Official Feature Films Section which, including the two films out of competition, proposes fifteen titles that have passed through prestigious international festivals such as Cannes or Venice. To these films are added the 20 titles of the Official Short Films Section, the four of the Andalusian Talent Section and many others programmed in different special sections.

The Ibero-American Film Festival of Huelva consolidates the Earthquakes Section, which was born in the last edition with the aim of offering viewers a selection of Ibero-American productions that have achieved notable success in forums and festivals of wide international prestige. Nine feature films make up the programming in this section to offer an online showcase for the Ibero-American productions that have dazzled the most at other European festivals in recent months.

The films that will be part of the Seismic Section They are Diablada (Chile, Venezuela), by Álvaro Muñoz; The soul wants to fly (Colombia, Brazil), by Diana Montenegro; Medusa (Brazil), by Anita Rocha da Silveira; The dog that does not shut up (Argentina), by Ana Katz; A school in Cerro Hueso (Argentina), by Betania Cappato; The attachment (Argentina), by Valentín Javier Diment; The invisible (Ecuador), by Javier Andrade; La Francisca, a Chilean youth (Chile, Belgium), by Rodrigo Litorriaga; and A house without curtains (Argentina), by Julián Troksberg.

Among the selected films there is drama, thriller, horror and documentary, there are eight stories that allow you to take the pulse of the most recent Ibero-American film production. They are taking the cinema that is made in Latin America to very different parts of the planet with their participation in different festivals, where they are managing to convince critics and the public, as shown by the awards they have received. This is the case, for example, of Argentina A school in Cerro Hueso, which has obtained the Special Mention from the jury in the Generation section of the Berlin Festival.

Also from Argentina comes The dog that does not shut up, which has participated in the Sundance Festival, within the official international films competition section. Best Film at the last edition of the Cologne International Film Festival, in Germany, and the Best Film Award at the Big Screen Competition in Rotterdam, the film directed by Ana Katz has arrived in Spain through the Las International Film Festival. Palmas de Gran Canaria and is part of the program of the 68th Sydney Film Festival.

A few days after the start of the Iberoamericano, the title of the feature film that will open the 47th edition, it will be the Brazilian film Provisional Measure. It is the debut feature as director of feature films by Lázaro Ramos.

This projection that will kick off will take place at the end of the opening gala that will serve to present the contents and protagonists that will give life to this new edition of the contest. Provisional measure, as reported by the organization of the film exhibition in a statement, is an adaptation of the play Namíbia, Não! by Aldri Anunciação. Brazilian actor, television host, director, writer and voice actor, Lázaro Ramos began his acting career with the Flock of Olodum Theater group in Salvador and is best known for his portrayal of João Francisco dos Santos in the film Madame Satã 2002.

In the film, the director imagine a dystopian future in Brazil in which a government orders all citizens of African descent to leave the continent, thus generating chaos and protests. The approach serves to present a resistance movement, which inspires the nation. This film is one of the thirteen selected to compete for the Golden Colón in the Official Selection of the Festival.

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