15 Days to the XV Lima Film Festival

The Lima Film Festival will be celebrating 14 years of Latin American films with the 15th edition of the event, set to start on August 5th and end August 13th in Lima, Peru.

This year’s edition includes the showcasing of 100 feature films, most of them making their debut in the region, alongside the films officially selected to compete in the fiction and documentary fields with a broad variety of genres and countries of origin.

During the cinematic week, Limeños will be able to participate in academic activities such as the Showcase of Chilean Animation with Chilean directors Erwin Gomez and Bernardita Ojeda, 3D animation workshops with Andrew Nelles, Beatriz Pineda and Alejandro Reyes, presented by Sony, or an analysis of Orson Welles’ The Lady from Shanghai, discussed by Jesus Gonzalez Requena, among other activities.

This year the festival will be paying tribute to Mexican Actor Damian Alcazar — whom you probably know from The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian — and Geraldine Chaplin (Dr. Zhivago), who will also be heading the jury on the Official Fiction Selection.

The activities will be rounded out with the 50 Years of Tribute to the Critic’s Week at Cannes, a Showcase of Basque Films, Catorce Años de Encuentros: 14 Peliculas (Fourteen Years of Meetings: 14 Films), and La Vuelta al Mundo en 8 Dias (Around the World in 8 Days).

Official Fiction Selection


It’s your Fault (Por tu Culpa) – 2010
Las Acacias – 2011
Sin Retorno – 2010


Elite Squad 2 (Tropa de Elite 2 – O Inimigo Agora É Outro) – 2010
Hard Labor (Trabalhar Cansa) – 2011


The Life of Fish (La Vida de los Peces) – 2010
Post Mortem – 2010


The Colors of the Mountain (Los Colores de la Montana) – 2010


Ticket to Paradise (Boleto al Paraiso) – 2010


El Premio – 2011
Summer of Goliath (Verano de Goliat) – 2010
Chicogrande – 2010


The Bad Intentions (Las Malas Intenciones) – 2011
Coliseo – 2011
El Inca, la Boba y el Ladron – 2011

Republica Dominicana

Jean Gentil – 2010


A Useful Life (La Vida Util) – 2010


The Kid who Lies (El Chico que Miente) – 2010
Hermano – 2010

Official Documentary Selection


Amateur – 2011


Waste Land – 2010


El Edificio de los Chilenos – 2010


El Velador – 2011
The Tiniest Place (El Lugar Mas Pequeno) – 2011


Desde el Sonido – 2011
Operation Victoria: The Fall of Shining Path (Operacion Victoria: La caida de Sendero Luminoso) – 2011
Voices that Heal (Esas Voces que Curan) – 2010


El Casamiento – 2011


Granito de Arena – 2011


The Mystery of the Lagoons: Andean Fragments (El Misterio de las Lagunas: Fragmentos Andinos) – 2011

You can follow more about this year’s Lima Film Festival on their website at FestivalDeLima.com, as well as following them on Facebook and Twitter @festivaldelima

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  1. April 11, 2014

    […] daughter, arrived at the Peruvian capital city to precede the jury of the Fiction Competition [1] at this year’s Lima Film Festival. Arriving a bit late, Festival director Edgar Saba blamed […]

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