Caribbean-Related Films at the 8th Curaçao International Film Festival Rotterdam

Tierra adentro

A post by Peter Jordens.

The 8th Curaçao International Film Festival Rotterdam (CIFFR), to be held from April 10-14, 2019, will screen the following Caribbean-related films:

Feature-length films

Aan niets overleden, Raymi Sambo, Curacao/Suriname/Netherlands, 90 min, https://www.cineville.nl/films/aan-niets-overleden

Chèche lavi, Sam Ellison, Haiti/Mexico/USA, 76 min, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Cq9sAyQ_pA

Cheche lavi

El despertar de las hormigas, Antonella Sudasassi, Costa Rica/Spain, 94 min, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-6Xt7z2ghvc

En cenizas, Camila Rodríguez Triana, Colombia/France, 62 min

Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami, Sophie Fiennes, Jamaica/Ireland/UK, 115 min, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DS6PCUgGDv4

Las campañas de invierno, Rafael Ramírez, Cuba, 70 min

Las campañas de invierno

Pájaros de verano, Cristina Gallego & Ciro Guerra, Colombia/Denmark/Mexico, 125 min, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QV0uWf72ZQw

Tierra adentro, Mauro Colombo, Panama, 70 min, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=78GzCrLDh0w

Yo no me llamo Rubén Blades, Abner Benaim, Panama/Argentina/Colombia, 85 min, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BiKnOs_rX5k

Las campañas de invierno, En cenizas and Tierra adentro will be competing along with two more films for the Yellow Robin Award which recognizes talented, emerging filmmakers from the Caribbean and Latin America.

Short films

Cerdo, Yunior García, Cuba, 20 min

Convicta, Ezequiel Hernández Caba, Dominican Republic, 10 min

Doubout, Pierre le Gal & Sarah Maelléon, Martinique, 20 min

Hollandse meesters in de 21ste eeuw: Tirzo Martha, Tessa Boerman, Curaçao/Netherlands, 16 min

La chica de dos cabezas, Betzabé García, Mexico, 13 min

Les mots que chuchotent nos ombres, Samuel Tanda, Guadeloupe, 26 min

Syba, S.C. van Heijningen, Aruba/Curaçao, 7 min

Venus and Magnet, Elspeth Duncan, Trinidad and Tobago, 10 min

Zo vrij als een vogel / Free as a Bird, Sharelly Emanuelson, Curaçao, 27 min

The full program of the 8th CIFFR is available at http://www.curacaoiffr.com (select menu option ‘Festival’).

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