Sebastián Lelio led the first Panel Conversation in the Voces Cine Cycle

During the activity, documentary filmmaker Maite Alberdi, and director and scriptwriter Alicia Scherson made a profound analysis of the challenges in the domestic industry regarding internationalization, and the cultural and generational changes new filmmakers face. Sebastián Lelio, Oscar-award-winner for Best Foreign Picture with Una Mujer Fantástica, talked and answered questions from the audience, regarding his…

FICValdivia Tributes: Ana Mendieta, 50 years of Tres Tristes Tigres by Raúl Ruiz, 25 years of Valdivian short films, Albert Lamorisse, Kung Fu and the Shaw Brothers, and Female Latin American Pioneers

This year, the Festival will review the legacy of two female pioneers in documentary filmmaking in Latin America, along with the work by experimental artist Ana Mendieta, tragically deceased in 1985. Also part of the program will be a special show of Tres Tristes Tigres, by Raúl Ruiz, celebrating its 50 years, and a review…

Female Pioneers in Latin American Filmmaking, Kung Fu, and Cinema Classics make up the retrospective program

Three homage series are taking place this year, two of them for Latin American filmmakers, and the other for French director Albert Lamorisse. Among the other retrospectives, the Festival celebrates 50 years since the premiere of Raúl Ruiz’s debut feature, ‘Tres Tristes Tigres’. Between October 8 and 14, attendees to the Valdivia International Film Festival…