The 25th edition of the Valdivia International Film Festival kicked off this Monday with the presence of the Minister for Cultures, the Arts and Patrimony, and a tribute to Chilean directors and national cinema.

Researcher and academician Alicia Vega received the Honorary Pudú Award for her contributions to cinema and culture in the country, and her work of over 30 years, with children and teens. The Minister valued the function of the Festival as a cultural, social and economic contribution, qualifying it as a triumph of the love for…

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…