Desde Allá wins the CICAE Art Cinema Award at Cinéma En Construction in Toulouse
The CICAE is happy to announce that the film « Desde Allá (From Afar) » by Lorenzo Vigas won the CICAE Art Cinema Award in the section Cinéma En Construction at the 2015 edition of the Cinélatino Rencontres de Toulouse. The special section of Films In Progress took place on the 26th and 27th of March in Toulouse, France.
« A fully accomplished vision, a bold and intense film, with great performances, that will travel to many festivals, and also to theatres and the audience worldwide ».
In the troubled Caracas from nowadays, Armando (50), owner of a dental prothese laboratory , is on the search for young boys on bus stops, offering them money to come along to his home. At the same time, Armando spies an old man, from whom he knows where he lives, where he goes: they have some link in their past. One day, Armando brings Elder to his house, the leader of a street gang. A relationship starts after this first encounter, and will change their both lives for ever.
Desde Allá (From Afar)
Fiction / Venezuela / 2015 / 90 min.
Directed by: Lorenzo Vigas
Production: Factor RH Producciones (Venezuela)
In this year’s CICAE’s jury:
Pedro Barbadillo (CineCiutat, Cinearte, Palma de Mallorca, Spain)
Daniel Chawans (Epicentre Films, Paris, France)
Jakob Dusinsky (Europa Distribution, Poland)
Jakob Dusinsky (Europa Distribution, Pologne)