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Buy Me A Gun by Julio Hernández Cordón wins the Art Cinema Award at the Loft Film Fest 2018

Buy Me A Gun by Julio Hernández Cordón wins the Art Cinema Award at the Loft Film Fest 2018

The International Confederation of Art Cinemas is proud to announce that the Art Cinema Award at the Loft Film Fest in Tucson (Arizona), goes to Buy Me A Gun (Cómprame Un Revólver) by Julio Hernández Cordón.

Film information

Buy Me A Gun (Cómprame Un Revólver)

Mexico, Colombia, 2018, 84 minutes
Director: Julio Hernández Cordón
Screenplay: Julio Hernández Cordón
Photography : Nicolás Wong
Cast : Ángel Leonel Corral, Matilde Hernández Guinea, Rogelio Sosa, Sostenes Rojas, Wallace Pereyda
Production: Woo Films
Co-production : Burning Blue (Colombie)
International sales: Films Boutique | +49 30 695 378 50 – contact@filmsboutique.com

More information on the festival’s website.

Synopsis

In a timeless México where women are disappearing, a girl called Huck wears a mask to hide her gender. She helps her dad, a tormented addict, to take care of an abandoned baseball camp where the narcos gather to play. The father tries to protect her as he can. With the help of her friends, a group of lost boys who have the power of camouflaging themselves in the windy desert, Huck has to fight to overcome her reality and to defeat the local capo.

Jury’s decision:

The CICAE jury would like to award the film “Buy Me a Gun” by Julio Hernández Cordón the Art Cinema Award.
Through its cinematic approach, the film portrays a dystopian world with beauty and sensitivity from a virtuous point of view, where violence and innocence coexist in a chaotic landscape
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The jury was composed of:

Paula Astorga Riestra, Home Films & 2.12 Circo, Mexico
Katriina Miola, CICAE, Italy
Cathleen Tanti, Spazju Kreattiv, Malta

(from left to right) Cathleen Tanti, Paula Astorga Riestra, Katriina Miola

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