Cartagena Film Festival

The Cartagena Film Festival (Spanish: Festival Internacional de Cine de Cartagena de Indias), or FICCI, is a film festival held in Cartagena, Colombia, which focuses mainly on the promotion of Colombian television series, Latin American films and short films. The Cartagena Film Festival, which is held every March, is the oldest film festival in Latin America.[1]

Cartagena Film Festival
Statue India Catalina FICCI.JPG
Cartagena Film Festival office
LocationCartagena, Colombia
Founded1959
AwardsGolden India Catalina
Websitewww.ficcifestival.com

The Cartagena Film Festival was founded 1959 by Victor Nieto.[1] Nieto remained the director of the film festival for 48 years, his last being in 2008.[1] Nieto died at the age of 92 in November 2008.[1] Lina Paola Rodriguez was appointed manager by Nieto in 2007 and 2008, and will remain acting director following Nieto's death.[1]

Best Film winnersEdit

Year Film Director Country
1961 La Cucaracha Ismael Rodríguez   Mexico
1962 O Pagador de Promessas Anselmo Duarte   Brazil
1969 El dependiente Leonardo Favio   Argentina
1972 Juan Lamaglia y señora Raúl de la Torre   Argentina
1973 Espejismo Armando Robles Godoy   Peru
1974 Los siete locos Leopoldo Torre Nilsson   Argentina
1976 Furtivos José Luis Borau   Spain
1977 Cantata de Chile Humberto Solás   Cuba
1979 El pez que fuma Román Chalbaud   Venezuela
1980 El otro Francisco Sergio Giral   Cuba
1985 Oriana Fina Torres   Venezuela,   France
1986 Visa USA Lisandro Duque Naranjo   Colombia,   Cuba
1989 The Mouth of the Wolf Francisco José Lombardi   Peru
1990 La Tigra Camilo Luzuriaga   Ecuador
1991 Yo, la peor de todas María Luisa Bemberg   Argentina
1992 Tacones lejanos Pedro Almodóvar   Spain,   France
1993 O Corpo José Antonio Garcia   Brazil
1994 La madre muerta Ana Álvarez   Spain
1998 Bajo bandera Juan José Jusid   Argentina,   Italy
2000 Garage Olimpo Marco Bechis   Argentina,   Italy,   France
Orfeu Carlos Diegues   Brazil
2001 Eu Tu Eles Andrucha Waddington   Brazil
2002 Lavoura Arcaica Luiz Fernando Carvalho   Brazil
2003 Cidade de Deus Fernando Meirelles   Brazil
2004 Carandiru Héctor Babenco   Brazil,   Argentina,   Italy
2005 Sumas y restas Víctor Gaviria   Colombia,   Spain
2006 La última luna Miguel Littín   Mexico,   Spain,   Chile
2007 La edad de la peseta Pavel Giroud   Cuba,   Spain,   Venezuela
2008 Maldeamores Carlitos Ruiz Ruiz, Mariem Pérez Riera   Puerto Rico,   USA
2009 Lake Tahoe Fernando Eimbcke   Mexico,   Japan,   USA
2010 Gigante Adrián Biniez   Uruguay,   Argentina,   Germany,   Spain,   Netherlands
2011 Post Mortem Pablo Larraín   Chile,   Germany,   Mexico
2012 El estudiante Santiago Mitre   Argentina
2013 Tabu Miguel Gomes   Portugal
2014 Tierra en la lengua Rubén Mendoza   Colombia
2015 Ixcanul Jayro Bustamante   Guatemala
2016 Neon Bull Gabriel Mascaro   Brazil
2017 Aquarius Kleber Mendonça Filho   Brazil
2018 Cocote Nelson Carlo de los Santos Arias   Dominican Republic

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e de la Fuente, Anna Marie (2008-12-03). "Cartagena Festival's Nieto dies at 92, Director of oldest film festival in Latin America". Variety. variety.com. Retrieved 2008-12-07.

External linksEdit