News from the Locarno Festival

Eight times Colombia for a new Carte Blanche


The horizon of the Colombian cinema through the launch of eight new movies. This year, the Industry Office of the Festival del film Locarno launches a new 'Carte Blanche', the initiative which aims to show a range of works in post-production coming from a selected region of the world. As said, under the spotlight of this new, first-time proposal there will be the Republic of Colombia (thanks to the support of Proimágenes Colombia and the Direction for Development and Cooperation SDC).

The meeting is then scheduled for August 7 (at 10 a.m.) at the Palavideo, when the producers of the selected works will introduce and present them to the several sales agents and buyers who are accredited to the Industry Days. For everybody else, please find above some anticipations about the movies.

Selected films


Diego Guerra (68 Revoluciones)
Presents Ana’s Diary by Diego Guerra

Cristina Gallego (Ciudad Lunar Prod)
Presents Building Royal by Iván Wild

Maritza Rincón and Jhonny Hendrix (Antorcha Films)
Present Chocóby Jhonny Hendrix

Felipe Guerrero (Films Juarez Allen)
Presents Cortaby Felipe Guerrero

Maja Zimmermann (Chirimoya Films)
Presents Jardín de amapolas by Juan Carlos Melo

Diana Bustamante (Burning Blue and Séptima Films)
Presents La playa by Juan Andrés Arango
Alina Hleap (Enic Prod)
Presents La Sargento Matacho by William González

Simón Beltrán Echeverri (Proyección Films)
Presents Speechless by Ana Sofía Osorio and Diego Bustamante

Lorenzo Buccella

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