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Catalan participation at the Festival Internacional de Cine de Guadalajara

'El ciudadano ilustre', 'Politics, Instrctions Manual' and 'Sasha' have been selected in competition
20/01/2017
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Festival Guadalajara 2017

The Festival Internacional de Cine de Guadalajara that will be held from the 10th to the 17th of March will include in its official competition 4 Catalan films.

El ciudadano ilustre/Distinguished Citizen directed by Mariano Cohn and Gastón Duprat (A contracorriente films, Television Abierta ) will compete in the Ibero-American Narrative (Film Feature) section. Meanwhile Sasha by Félix Colomer (ESCAC films) and Politics, Instructions Manual by Fernando León de Aranoa (Mediapro, Reposado Producciones) will participate in the Ibero-American Documentary section.

Whats more, the Son de Cine section will be screening Casamance: the soundtrack of a journey by Paloma Zapata (La fábrica naranja).

As well as the two productions, there are also two Catalan short films competing for the Ibero-American Short Film prize: Tiger by Aina Clotet (Aima Iniciatives SL) and 14 years and one day de Lucía Alemany (Contracamp , ESCAC Films , Morena Films ).

What's more, one Catalan project has been selected to participate in the Co-production Meeting (March 12-14): Issac by Angeles Hernández and David Matamoros (Zentropa Spain ). his program aims to support projects that are in development stage to find bring together film projects in development with audiovisual industry professionals, funds, producers, buyers, and international sales agents. The meetings are held during two and a half days of intense one to ones.

Finally, Sabates grosses/The Bigger, The Better by Ventura Pons has been selected as closing film of the festival.

Catalan Films & TV will be present at the market, stand B4

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