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Film Festival Reports

MEDIA CITY FILM FESTIVAL 2017: CAMILO RESTREPO, HELENA GIRÓN AND MANUEL DELGADO, ANA VAZ

By Aldo Padilla

“I came to Comala because I was told that my father lived here, someone named Pedro Páramo”. That’s the start of the Juan Rulfo novel, which is a search of a ghostly figure in a town which seems to be a strange representation of limbo. Meanwhile, the questions about the land where the dying live arises, and also the question if the land itself is dying, a land whose blood circulates in form of lava, that from time to time needs to depurate some wounds through volcanos.

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Cannes

CANNES 2017: LA BOUCHE BY CAMILO RESTREPO

By Mónica Delgado

La bouche keeps a risk that has characterized the style of the Colombian filmmaker, and that is affirmed here through the use of 16mm and the continuity of an aesthetic, that many assume as “guerrilla film”, and that in Cilaos or La Bouche is centered in the choreography and a body sublimation of rhythm. This is a film of formal affronts that may have gone further than the other short films presented in the Quinzaine.

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Cannes

CANNES 2017: LA BOUCHE DE CAMILO RESTREPO

Por Mónica Delgado

Este año la edición de la Quincena de Realizadores se mostró discreta en cuanto a mostrar trabajos más osados en experimental. Lo menciono porque en años anteriores se tuvo obras como The Exquisite Corpus de Peter Tscherkassky o cortos de Diego Risquez alguna vez. En esta reciente edición pude ver La Bouche, que sin ser un film absolutamente experimental por lo menos expresa la voluntad en la selección por apostar a este tipo de tendencias.

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