Tagged: lima film festival
The Silent House tells the story of Laura, a young woman whose father disappears without ever returning.
Jose Marti: El Ojo del Canario tells the story of Jose Julian Marti Perez, the Cuban national hero and Latin American literature figure, between the ages of 9 years and 16 years old.
Crab Trap tells the story of Daniel and the relationship he has with La Barra, a little black community in Colombia’s Pacific coast. In it, he meets with Cerebro, the leader of the Afro-descendant natives who are having territorial issues with a white man called El Paisa, who wants to build a hotel on the beach.
Hotel Atlantico tells the story of an actor – referred to as The Artist – who finds himself without a job. He decides to embark on an aimless adventure, where he meets people and gets himself in unexpected, and even absurd, situations.
Puzzle tells the story of Maria del Carmen, a housewife who has just turned 40-ish, and has spent the last 20 years of her life worrying about her husband and two sons. On her birthday, she receives a puzzle as a gift, and finds out she’s got a natural ability for them.
Carancho tells the story of Sosa, a lawyer specialized in traffic accidents in Buenos Aires. Thanks to the corrupt system and insurance companies, he makes a living out of family victims, but one night he meets a young ER doctor.
On the Edge of Light and Shadow is a documentary that spans seven years in the life of a Brazilian actress, who devotes herself to working with the prisoners in Carandiru. A couple of the prisoners, Rap duo 509-E members Dexter and Afro-X, who were there for different sentences, are encouraged to create music.
La Yuma tells the story of a girl from the poor neighborhoods of Managua, Nicaragua, who wants to become a professional boxer. As she deals with her possible love life, as well as her family life with her younger siblings, she finally gets the chance to train under renown boxing trainer Polvorita.
Gigante tells the story of Jara, a big security guard that works night shifts at a supermarket, who begins having feelings – maybe a bit of stalkery feelings – for the pretty floor cleaner.
Huacho tells the story of a low-income family in central Chile, following the point of view of each member –- grandparents Clemira and Cornelio, daughter Alejandra, and her pre-teenager boy Manuel –- for a period of 24 hours, as they deal with the overlap of modern and rural life.