24th FICValdivia screens “La Telenovela Errante” by Raúl Ruiz and Valeria Sarmiento in its Latin American Premiere

The main event in day two of the Valdivia International Film Festival was the Ibero-American premiere of Raúl Ruiz’s posthumous work, “La Telenovela Errante”. The screening took place at 10:45pm at the Aula Magna Auditorium in Universidad Austral de Chile, with the stars of the film in attendance, actors Francisco Reyes, Luis Alarcón and Patricia…

Rey, by Niles Atallah, and Casa Roshell, by Camila José Donoso, are the Chilean films in the international competition at FICValdivia

Both films will celebrate their Chilean premieres, after screening at the Rotterdam and Berlin festivals, respectively.   The story of Antoine de Tounens, the French citizen that, after having lived in a Mapuche community during the 19th century, proclaimed himself king, to unify these communities, is the topic of the new movie by filmmaker Niles…

The 9 pictures in Gala FICValdivia includes the recent work by Hong Sang-Soo, Philippe Garrel, Claire Denis and Lucrecia Martel.

The nine pictures programmed in this section include the three recent works by South Korean Hong Sang-soo, together with the latest films by Lucrecia Martel, Philippe Garrel, JF Ossang and Claire Denis, plus a classic by Jean-Luc Godard.   Zama, the new film by Argentinean filmmaker Lucrecia Martel, probably one of the most highly awaited…

Sion Sono from Japan, American Deborah Stratman and Bolivian filmmakers from Socavón Cine will be some of our international guests at 24th FICValdivia

Each one will have a retrospective of their essential filmography, part of the festival’s out-of-competition program.   Two filmmakers and a collective, with completely different stylistic focuses, will head up the list of international filmmakers present at 24th FICVALDIVIA, which will take place this coming October 9-15. The objective is not just to promote and…

The Valdivia International Film Festival gives a sneak preview of its 2017 program, confirming this year’s three films by Hong Sang-soo

During its 24th edition, FICValdivia will screen all the films Hong Sang-soo premiered this year: On the Beach at Night Alone (2017 Berlinale Official Selection competition), The Day After (2017 Cannes Official Selection competition) and Claire’s Camera (Special Screening at Cannes 2017). In the words of FICValdivia director Raúl Camargo, “the decision to present the…