Los Silencios by Beatriz Seigner wins the Art Cinema Award at Cinélatino 2018
The International Confederation of Art Cinemas is proud to announce that the ART CINEMA AWARD at the Cinélatino, 30th Rencontres went to LOS SILENCIOS, by Beatriz Seigner.
Brasil / Colombia / France, in post-production, 90 minutes
Director: Beatriz Seigner
Scenario: Beatriz Seigner
Cast: Marleyda Soto (Amparo), Enrique Diaz (Adão)
Production: Enquadramento Produções / Miríade Filmes
Nuria and Fabio arrive with their mother Amparo in an unknown island on the border between Brazil, Colombia and Peru. They are fleeing armed conflicts in Colombia. Fearful of betraying family secrets, Nuria goes silent. In the midst of this, the family tries to receive compensation for the father’s death and to obtain a visa to emigrate to Brazil. By covering this story, they uncover others about the family’s past.
From the local and personal to the global and universal, through colors and female strength in Los Silencios Beatriz Seigner and her team talks about forgiveness and hope and we leave the film believing in a future.
The jury was composed of:
– Marie Strauss, Folkets Bio, Stockholm, Sweden
– Ivana Horvat, 2i Film, Zagreb, Croatia
– Maren Wiese, Zoom-Kino, Brühl, Germany