NATIVE FILMS

Feature films that are more than 30 minutes length that portray stories from the countryside and cultural landscapes that survive outside big cities.

Jury

Arturo Sinclair, Director of the Native Film School 2018.
Daniel Valcarce, Director of the projects Cine UTA and Cine Arte.
Macarena López, head of the Film and Television career at the ICEI of the University of Chile.


LA CASA LOBO

Joaquín Cociña, Cristóbal León, animation, 75 min. Chile, 2018

María is a young woman who is sheltered in a house after escaping from a German religious cult in Chile. As if she were in a dream, the house reacts to Maria’s feelings, and her stay seems like a nightmare.

Monday, November 5th, 22:00 hrs. Bolognesi House


EL MAÍZ EN TIEMPOS DE GUERRA

Alberto Cortés, documentary, 87 min. Mexico, 2017

This documentary shows the annual path of four indigenous cornfields in different regions of Mexico. It shows the exceptional process of corn, the delicacy to select the seeds, the perseverance on its care, the harvest and the organic uses to its fruits.

Tuesday, November 6th, 21:00 hrs. Former Colón Cinema.


COCOTE

Nelson Carlo de los Santos, fiction, 106 min. Argentina, 2017

Alberto, who is part of an Evangelican church, works as a gardener in an accommodated house in Santo Domingo. One day, his work is interrupted to go to his father’s wake. There he finds out that his father has been murdered and his family expects that he will take over his killer.

Tuesday, November 6th, 22:00 hrs. Bolognesi House.


GOD JOHOGOI

Sergey Potapov, fictioned documentary, 60 min. Russia, 2016

Johogoi, a young horse shepherd from a rural zone in Sakha, walks into the city to attend Ysyakh, a big summer festival. Full of emotion he aims to participate in all the rituals of the festival talking to everyone, making conversation.

Wednesday, November 7th, 18:00 hrs. Cinemark.


24 FRAMES

Abbas Kiarostami, experimental, 114 min. Iran, 2017

The Iranian master’s latest film states, “I’ve always wondered how artists represent the reality of a scene. Painters and photographers only can capture one image, forgetting what happens before or after that. “

Wednesday, November 7th, 19:00 hrs. Cinemark.


UKAMAU Y KÉ

Carlos Ramírez, documentary, 76 min. Ecuador, 2017

Abraham Bojórquez – Ukamau Y Ké created the so-called hip hop in Aymara language. With its rebellious lyricism, he shacked Latin American society at the beginning of the 21st century. Sadly, he died at violent incident, at the peak of his musical career on the same day he finished recording his second album.

Wednesday, November 7th, 22:00 hrs. Former Colón Cinema.


CON EL VIENTO

Meritxell Colell, fiction, 100 min. Spain, 2018

Monica is a dancer and choreographer living in Buenos Aires, Argentina. After her father’s funeral, her mother asks her to stay in the city of Burgos to help her sell the house. Two strangers will have start knowing each other and live together.

Thursday, November 8, 18:00 hrs. Former Colón Cinema.


ARCHIPELAGO

Camilla Insom, Giulio Squillacciotti, documentary, 61 min. Iran, Italy, 2017

Archipelago is a journey through ancient myths, exorcism rituals, sounds and spirits. In the south of Iran, in a group of islands of the Persian Gulf, humans and spirits have lived together for centuries.

Thursday, November 8, 22:00 hrs. Bolognesi House.


BLACK MOTHER

Khalik Allah, documentary, 77 min. United States, 2018

This is half of a movie and half of a baptism. The director, Khalik Allah, sneaks his camera among Jamaican prostitutes and into churches, creating a visual preaching of portraits in an intimate polyphonic symphony.

Thursday, November 8, 22:00 hrs. Former Colón Cinema.


WIÑAYPACHA

Oscar Catacora, fiction, 86 min. Peru, 2017

Willka and Phaxi live in the high Andean area of Puno, Peru. Surrounded by snowy mountains and dealing with one of the toughest climates in the world, they long for the return of their son Antuku. The film is the story of that eager wait, which is also an exhausting way of surviving for them.

Saturday, November 10th, 21:00 hrs. Former Colón Cinema.

Short films that are up to 30 minutes length that portray stories from the countryside and cultural landscapes that survive outside big cities.

Jury

Marcos de Aguirre, Executive Director at FILMO STUDIOS.
Carmen Brito, editor and art restorer, highly recognized for her work protecting Chilean cinema heritage.
Meritxell Colell, film director of “Y con el viento”.


TIERRA MOJADA

Juan Sebastián Mesa, fiction, 17 min. Colombia, 2017

In the middle of a jungle canyon, 13 years old Óscar, finishes making two small graves. His house was left in the middle of a large hydroelectric power plant project and it is the last day to leave it.

Tuesday, November 6th, 19:00 hrs. Former Colón Cinema.


CIUDAD MAYA

Andrés Padilla, documentary, 24 min. Mexico, 2016

In the city of Merida, Mexico, a group of young urban Mayans manipulate some strange machines. They use them to do an archaeological study in a ruins zone. It is not in an ancient zone, but in a modern replica.

Tuesday, November 6th, 19:00 hrs. Former Colón Cinema.


MUD

Shaandiin Tome, fiction, 9 min. Canada, 2017

During the last day of her life, a woman struggles to accept how her life has been affected by addictions.

Tuesday, November 6th, 19:00 hrs. Former Colón Cinema.


CON CIERTO ANIMAL

Ivonne Sheen and Rebeca Albán, experimental, 11 min. Peru, 2018

From film footage in 16 mm, through Found Footage, this short film evokes a poetic dialogue between human and animal kind.

Tuesday, November 6th, 19:00 hrs. Former Colón Cinema.


TROPIC POCKET

Camilo Restrepo, experimental, 12 min. Colombia, 2012

In El Chocó, religious, military and tourist projects coexists at the same time that they ignore each other.

Wednesday, November 7th, 20:00 hrs. Former Colón Cinema.


QUICK SAND

Jacob Wise, documentary, 15 min. United States, 2018

Tibetan monks make a sand mandala, then destroy it and throw the sand into the sea. This documentary reflects the beauty of impermanence.

Wednesday, November 7th, 20:00 hrs. Former Colón Cinema.


MONTAÑAS ARDIENTES

Samuel Delgado and Helena Girón, documentary, 14 min. Spain, 2016

The inside of earth becomes a refuge from island threats. Volcanic tubes act as communicating vessels in space and time. In them resistance is experienced.

Wednesday, November 7th, 20:00 hrs. Former Cine Colón.


LA CANOA DE ULISES

Diego Fió, fiction, 14 min. Argentina, 2016

Itaeté, an old Guarani, tries to teach his heritage to the young Ulysses, but the boy’s vocation is music. Itaeté dies because of an accident and Ulysses accepts the familiar legacy of canoes construction.

Wednesday, November 7th, 20:00 hrs. Former Colón Cinema.


SOLAR WALK

Réka Bucsi, animation, 21 min. Denmark, 2018

Flags are planted. Hands are held. First steps into the new world are taken. Solar Walk follows different journeys and their creations in space.

Tuesday 6th and Wednesday 7th, November, 11:00 hrs. Cinemark.


O PEIXE

Jonathas de Andrade, documentary, 23 min. Brazil, 2016

Fishermen from a village on the northeast coast of Brazil, practice a ritual of hugging the fish they catch. The affectionate gesture that accompanies death is a testimony of a relationship between species, evoking strength, violence and domination.

Tuesday 6th and Wednesday 7th, November, 11:00 hrs. Cinemark.


LA LANA ES MÍA

Duilio Gatti, animation, 7 min. Argentina, 2018

A sheep discovers that its owner is doing something with his wool and wants to take action.

Tuesday 6th and Wednesday 7th, November, 12:00 hrs. Cinemark.

Films of up to 30 minutes length, directed or produced by indigenous filmmakers (people from ancestral cultures of the world), that are related to their culture, customs, heritage and cultural landscape. The Jallalla competition seeks to promote new native filmmakers from around the world.

Jurado

Alicia Herrera, co-director of the film exhibition + Indigenous of the pre-Columbian Museum of Chile.
Andreas Klein, representative in Chile of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation.
Elvira Espejo, director of the National Museum of Ethnography and Folklore of Bolivia.


SAAKHELU KIWE KAME – OFRENDA A LA MADRE TIERRA

Mateo Leguizamón and Alejandra Muñoz, documentary, 24 min. Colombia, 2018

In the context of the Colombian post-conflict, the indigenous Nasa community, one of the most affected by the war, decides to practice again one of their major rituals: The Saakhelu Kiwe Kame. Trying to recover their ancestral knowledge and spiritual rituals.

Wednesday, November 7th, 20:00 hrs. Bolognesi House.


YOCHI

Ilana Lapid, documentary, 25 min. United States, 2017

Yochi, a Mayan boy with selective deafness, protects a nesting of yellow-headed parrots in Belize´s pines savanna, since he was 9 years old. His older brother returns from the city with debts, and decides to hunt them as a solution.

Wednesday, November 7th, 20:00 hrs. Bolognesi House


RECLAMATION

Viveka Frost and Johnny Clyde, documentary, 3 min. Germany and United States, 2018

A short poetic documentary about indigenous identity. A young man, who remembers his ancestors through photographs and memories, recognize himself and get lost in virtual lineages, in his family and his roots that pushes from a different continent.

Wednesday, November 7th, 20:00 hrs. Bolognesi House


CEDAR TREE OF LIFE

Odessa Shuquaya, documentary, 10 min. Canada, 2018

Three indigenous women share their knowledge about cedar, a sacred tree for some Native American cultures. They transfer this information from grandmothers to mothers for generations, living with this tree, sharing their culture and art.

Wednesday, November 7th, 20:00 hrs. Bolognesi House


RAÍCES DE LUCHA

Esteban Coloma and Miko Meloni, documentary, 14 min. Ecuador, 2018

La Toglla, an ancestral community shows their historical struggle on the defense of its territory and respect of their rights. It shows the progressive advancement of urbanism and the resistance of its inhabitants to be dispossess of their territory, in a volcano crater.

Wednesday, November 7th, 20:00 hrs. Bolognesi House


KUAS APAGUAN

Mauricio Telpiz, documentary, 25 min. Colombia, 2017

In the indigenous territory of Los Pastos, the course of water show us the ancestral knowledge that lives there trough ancient words and worldview. An ancestral journey through memory and reflections around the spirit of water and its sowing.

Wednesday, November 7th, 20:00 hrs. Bolognesi House


GYA (Z)

Pratish Shrestha, experimental, 5 min. Nepal, 2017

A modern man seeks the meaning of his existence in chaos, while walking through a hostile environment. Here he meets people who are teaching him forgiveness and self-recognition.

Wednesday, November 7th, 20:00 hrs. Bolognesi House


ATILANO

Short film workshop Cabildo de Karmata Rúa, Jorge Villa, fiction, 27 min. Colombia, 2013

A story about self-education and the desire to be educated also in Western education, of the Embera community, people that lives in the Reservation of Karmata Rúa in Jardín, Antioquia, Colombia.

Wednesday, November 7th, 20:00 hrs. Bolognesi House

Films of up to 30 minutes length that portray stories related to the interaction of communities with Mother Nature, the Pachamama. The Mallku competition seeks to promote environment conservation and community good living.

Jury

Cristóbal Correa, photographer and landscape gardener.
Juanita Ringeling, actress and host of the Festival Arica Nativa 2018.
Fernando Rivera, programmer of the Municipal Theater of Arica.
Alejandra Andino, director and member of the audiovisual table of Arica.


LICHEN

Sally Warring, documentary, 6 min. United States, 2018

A fascinating documentary about the lichen, that captures the biological beauty of these organisms through detailed and beautiful images, to tell us a great story of this unusual way of life.

Tuesday 6th and Wednesday 7th, November, 10:00 hrs. Cinemark


KALTES TAL

Florian Fischer, Johannes Krell, documentary, 12 min. Germany, 2016

This film describes the work in an open limestone pit mine. The story builds a cycle to counteract the irreversible consequences that happen when natural resources are drained.

Tuesday 6th and Wednesday 7th, November, 10:00 hrs. Cinemark


THE GREAT SILENCE

Allora and Calzadilla, documentary, 17 min. Puerto Rico, 2014

A Puerto Rican parrot, an endangered species, talks to humans beings. In this story he demonstrates his curiosity about extraterrestrial beings in the vast universe and his desire to interact with them.

Tuesday 6th and Wednesday 7th, November, 10:00 hrs. Cinemark


THE STREAM VIII

Hiroya Sakurai, documentary, 7 min. Japan, 2017

In rice fields, water must follow some artificial courses. Through this way, nature becomes abstract, emerging a new way of beauty, besides its natural condition. The vitality of water and its course guided by men is the point of view of this film.

Tuesday 6th and Wednesday 7th, November, 10:00 hrs. Cinemark


NEX

Philip Buschauer, Michael Loithaler, Marlene Raml, animation, 4 min. Austria, 2016

A dazzling film that shows the tiny battles of nature, from the micro to a macro scale. On how a rhinoceros beetle, attacked by a fungus, fights for his life. We see how smallest things can have a big impact.

Tuesday 6th and Wednesday 7th, November, 10:00 hrs. Cinemark


RHACOPHORUS

Laura Verlinden, animation, 5 min. Belgium, 2017

A journey through nature and its variety, guided by an intriguing character. A contemplative path, a reflection on existence and the elements that surround us.

Tuesday 6th and Wednesday 7th, November, 10:00 hrs. Cinemark


BROUILLARD – passage #14

Alexandrei Larose, documentary, 10 min. Canada, 2014

Using a wide lens enough to condense the human eye, Larose creates spectral layers with a meteorological blend and the exuberance of Quebec’s landscape in Canada.

Tuesday 6th and Wednesday 7th, November, 10:00 hrs. Cinemark


MUKUMŮ

Pavla Baštanová, animation, 7 min. Czech Republic, 2017

Mukumů is used to call cows to come close from the open fields. It represents a casual activity that give meaning to Scandinavian life. Humans, animals and nature are all together trying to survive.

Tuesday 6th and Wednesday 7th, November, 12:00 hrs. Cinemark


THE FISHERMAN’S SON

Chris Malloy, documentary, 20 min. Chile, United States, 2015

Ramón Navarro, a survival fisherman who learned how to surf on a broken surfboard left by a visiting surfer, has used his surfing achievements to protect his family. He is worldwide admired as an environmental activist.

Sunday, November 11th, 19:00 hrs. Pacific Plaza in Chinchorro Beach.


CAPENORTH

Francesca Casagrande, documentary, 14 min. Italy, 2015

An unusual trip, where you don’t buy a ticket. You show your passport, admire the landscape through a window and arrive on time. Here you can be the owner of your space and time.

Sunday, November 11th, 20:00 hrs. Pacific Plaza in Chinchorro Beach.


CHACAHUITA

Juana Reyes, documentary, 25 min. Mexico, 2016

The story of a town in the coastal region of Chacahua, Santa María Tonameca, Oaxaca, Mexico. Here, 22 years ago, its habitants gathered to defend their wetlands from a foreign company that wanted to establish a shrimp farm.

Sunday, November 11th, 20:00 hrs. Pacific Plaza in Chinchorro Beach.


DEVELOPMENT REFUGEES

Fabio Nascimento, documentary, 8 min. Brazil, 2016

Brazil, as well as Latin America, are an amazing source of raw materials and food, but the richness of this land resulted in poverty of those who fed prosperity of others. Progress in Brazil did not foresee one thing: Its people.

Sunday, November 11th, 20:00 hrs. Pacific Plaza in Chinchorro Beach.

Finished films of up to 30 minutes length. Fiction, documentary, animation films that have been produced in the Arica and Parinacota region, promoting cultural landscape and natural and cultural treasures of the region.

Jury

Jean Pierre García, film critic, artistic director of the Festival d’Amiens (France).
Shaandiin Tome, director of Canadian indigenous cinema.
Ana Josefa Silva, film critic, president of the Arts Critics Circle of Chile.


PICAFLOR DE ARICA

Ignacio Llaña, documentary, 10 min. Chile, 2018

The Picaflor of Arica is the smallest bird in Chile and one of the smallest in the world. It is an endemic species of the Region, facing extinction due to the productive and industrial activities of the valleys. It has been informed that there are only about 400 remain.


BAILE PITUCO

Ricardo Amunátegui, animation, 5 min. Chile, 2017

An animated story told by Julia, a girl who, along with her friend Don Pedro, a storyteller, teaches about the Paso de Morenos dance, also called Pituco dance.


ARICA SIEMPRE RICA. CAPÍTULO N° 2 COMUNIDAD PESCADORES

Adrián Rivas, TV series, 30 min. Chile, 2018

In this chapter, Nadia will visit the artisanal fishermen of Arica Cove during the celebration of San Pedro and San Pablo, fishermen patron saints. Dance, music, sea landscapes and much more.


FIESTA CHICA DE LA VIRGEN DE LAS PEÑAS

Evaristo Jarawi, documentary, 16 min. Chile, 2017

Documentary about the celebration of the Virgen de las Peñas.


RELATO

Jose Mateo, documentary, 8 min. Chile, 2018

The story of human perception near a wetland in a country that wants to be fictitious.


NORTE DEL SUR

Lila Arenas, documentary, 17 min. Chile, 2018

Is cinema a time machine? A woman travels to the North where she grew up, to rebuild that passing place through cinema. This road movie is a documentary that goes from Antofagasta to a small town called Timar, in a starry night.


CABALGATA CALAUNZA, CODPA 2004

Carlos Requena, documentary, 20 min. Chile, 2004

For more than 12 years, a couple of friends traveled the forgotten muleteer routes between Arica and its interior; this is the story of one of those trips.


ELLA

Pablo Mérida, fiction, 6 min. Chile, 2017

She is the last olive tree, the favorite of the Azapa Valley, since the 16th century. In the name of industrial development, it falls into oblivion, but some men of his past still remembers and decide to come for it.

 

Non- Competition Screening
Monday, November 5th, 20:00 hrs. Former Colón Cinema.

Films of up to 5 minutes length, produced by a group of children under 14 years old. Films must show their relationship with the environment seeking to captivate new generations with the natural and cultural treasures that are preserved on the planet.

Jury

Antonia Anastassiou, art and audiovisual director at the Gabriel & Mary Mustakis Foundation.
Carlos Urquieta, general producer of the Ojo de Pescado Cultural Corporation.
Anselmo Beltrán, member of the PURGAVISUAL children’s workshop.
Andrea Aravena, Sociologist at the Department of Education Administration of Arica Municipality.


THE WATER SEEKER

Leo Humphreys, Ignacio Nieto (Telekids workshop), 2 min. Spain, 2015

 

THE GREEN LETTER

Álvaro Román, Curro Vargas, Valme García, Blanca García, Beatriz González, Miguel Doña, Pedro Batlles, Guillermo Delgado (Telekids workshop), 2 min. Spain, 2015

 

HOMO SAPIENS

Ivan Farkas, 2 min. Australia, 2017

HERE’S WHAT I LEARNT IN THE PARK

Jesús Jiménez, 2 min. Spain, 2018

 

CANGREJOS DE MAR CHIQUITA

1st grade students at School Nº 12 of Mar Chiquita, 4 min. Argentina, 2016

 

EL TALA

1st and 2nd grade students at School Nº 12 of Mar Chiquita, 4 min. Argentina, 2015

 

CLIMATE CHANGE

Shannon McGavin, 1 min. United States, 2018

 

SOPA DE LETRAS

Children from the Lebu commune, 3 min. Chile, 2018

 

EL BOSQUE DE LEBU

Children from the Lebu commune, 4 min. Chile, 2018

 

EL JEFE SE HA MUERTO

Children from the Coyhaique commune, 5 min. Chile, 2018

 

EL TRUEQUE

Valentina Anduaga from the Recoleta commune, 5 min. Chile, 2018

LA DESAPARICIÓN EN EL SANTUARIO

Andino School from the Arica commune, 5 min. Chile, 2017

 

LUISA

Audiovisual workshop from the Santa María School at La Ligua commune, 5 min. Chile, 2018

 

EL BULLYING

Hispano School from the Arica commune, 2 min. Chile, 2018

PELIGRO

Hispano School from the Arica commune, 2 min. Chile, 2018

 

EL CIGARRO ANTIECOLÓGICO

Manuel Rodríguez Erdoyza D-11 School from the Arica commune, 1 min. Chile, 2018

¿DÓNDE ESTÁ EL RÍO?

Molinos G-117 School from the Arica commune, 3 min. Chile, 2018

SUYAÑA

Maria Montessori School from the Arica commune, 5 min. Chile, 2018

 

LA CRUZ DE MAYO Y LA PACHAMAMA

San Juan de la Blachere School from the Arica commune, 5 min. Chile, 2018

 

TUVE UN SUEÑO

Photography Academy from the Tucapel D-21 School at the Arica commune, 4 min. Chile, 2018

 

ANZOTA, UNA BRECHA EN EL TIEMPO

Photography Academy from the Tucapel D-21 School at the Arica commune, 2 min. Chile, 2018

UN NUEVO ATARDECER

Liceo Artístico Doctor Juan Noé Crevani D-13 at the Arica commune, 4 min. Chile, 2018

MUNDO APOCALÍPTICO

Liceo Artístico Doctor Juan Noé Crevani D-13 at the Arica commune, 5 min. Chile, 2018

 

NUESTRO HOGAR EN PELIGRO

República de Israel  D-4 School at the Arica commune, 4 min. Chile, 2018     

Tuesday 6th, Wednesday 7th and Thursday 8th, November, 9:00 hrs. Ex Cine Colón.

RURAL FEATURE FILMS

Feature films that are more than 30 minutes length that portray stories from the countryside and cultural landscapes that survive outside big cities.

Jury

Arturo Sinclair, Director of the Native Film School 2018.
Daniel Valcarce, Director of the projects Cine UTA and Cine Arte.
Macarena López, head of the Film and Television career at the ICEI of the University of Chile.


LA CASA LOBO

Joaquín Cociña, Cristóbal León, animation, 75 min. Chile, 2018

María is a young woman who is sheltered in a house after escaping from a German religious cult in Chile. As if she were in a dream, the house reacts to Maria’s feelings, and her stay seems like a nightmare.

Monday, November 5th, 22:00 hrs. Bolognesi House


EL MAÍZ EN TIEMPOS DE GUERRA

Alberto Cortés, documentary, 87 min. Mexico, 2017

This documentary shows the annual path of four indigenous cornfields in different regions of Mexico. It shows the exceptional process of corn, the delicacy to select the seeds, the perseverance on its care, the harvest and the organic uses to its fruits.

Tuesday, November 6th, 21:00 hrs. Former Colón Cinema.


COCOTE

Nelson Carlo de los Santos, fiction, 106 min. Argentina, 2017

Alberto, who is part of an Evangelican church, works as a gardener in an accommodated house in Santo Domingo. One day, his work is interrupted to go to his father’s wake. There he finds out that his father has been murdered and his family expects that he will take over his killer.

Tuesday, November 6th, 22:00 hrs. Bolognesi House.


GOD JOHOGOI

Sergey Potapov, fictioned documentary, 60 min. Russia, 2016

Johogoi, a young horse shepherd from a rural zone in Sakha, walks into the city to attend Ysyakh, a big summer festival. Full of emotion he aims to participate in all the rituals of the festival talking to everyone, making conversation.

Wednesday, November 7th, 18:00 hrs. Cinemark.


24 FRAMES

Abbas Kiarostami, experimental, 114 min. Iran, 2017

The Iranian master’s latest film states, “I’ve always wondered how artists represent the reality of a scene. Painters and photographers only can capture one image, forgetting what happens before or after that. “

Wednesday, November 7th, 19:00 hrs. Cinemark.


UKAMAU Y KÉ

Carlos Ramírez, documentary, 76 min. Ecuador, 2017

Abraham Bojórquez – Ukamau Y Ké created the so-called hip hop in Aymara language. With its rebellious lyricism, he shacked Latin American society at the beginning of the 21st century. Sadly, he died at violent incident, at the peak of his musical career on the same day he finished recording his second album.

Wednesday, November 7th, 22:00 hrs. Former Colón Cinema.


CON EL VIENTO

Meritxell Colell, fiction, 100 min. Spain, 2018

Monica is a dancer and choreographer living in Buenos Aires, Argentina. After her father’s funeral, her mother asks her to stay in the city of Burgos to help her sell the house. Two strangers will have start knowing each other and live together.

Thursday, November 8, 18:00 hrs. Former Colón Cinema.


ARCHIPELAGO

Camilla Insom, Giulio Squillacciotti, documentary, 61 min. Iran, Italy, 2017

Archipelago is a journey through ancient myths, exorcism rituals, sounds and spirits. In the south of Iran, in a group of islands of the Persian Gulf, humans and spirits have lived together for centuries.

Thursday, November 8, 22:00 hrs. Bolognesi House.


BLACK MOTHER

Khalik Allah, documentary, 77 min. United States, 2018

This is half of a movie and half of a baptism. The director, Khalik Allah, sneaks his camera among Jamaican prostitutes and into churches, creating a visual preaching of portraits in an intimate polyphonic symphony.

Thursday, November 8, 22:00 hrs. Former Colón Cinema.


WIÑAYPACHA

Oscar Catacora, fiction, 86 min. Peru, 2017

Willka and Phaxi live in the high Andean area of Puno, Peru. Surrounded by snowy mountains and dealing with one of the toughest climates in the world, they long for the return of their son Antuku. The film is the story of that eager wait, which is also an exhausting way of surviving for them.

Saturday, November 10th, 21:00 hrs. Former Colón Cinema.

RURAL SHORT FILMS

Short films that are up to 30 minutes length that portray stories from the countryside and cultural landscapes that survive outside big cities.

Jury

Marcos de Aguirre, Executive Director at FILMO STUDIOS.
Carmen Brito, editor and art restorer, highly recognized for her work protecting Chilean cinema heritage.
Meritxell Colell, film director of “Y con el viento”.


TIERRA MOJADA

Juan Sebastián Mesa, fiction, 17 min. Colombia, 2017

In the middle of a jungle canyon, 13 years old Óscar, finishes making two small graves. His house was left in the middle of a large hydroelectric power plant project and it is the last day to leave it.

Tuesday, November 6th, 19:00 hrs. Former Colón Cinema.


CIUDAD MAYA

Andrés Padilla, documentary, 24 min. Mexico, 2016

In the city of Merida, Mexico, a group of young urban Mayans manipulate some strange machines. They use them to do an archaeological study in a ruins zone. It is not in an ancient zone, but in a modern replica.

Tuesday, November 6th, 19:00 hrs. Former Colón Cinema.


MUD

Shaandiin Tome, fiction, 9 min. Canada, 2017

During the last day of her life, a woman struggles to accept how her life has been affected by addictions.

Tuesday, November 6th, 19:00 hrs. Former Colón Cinema.


CON CIERTO ANIMAL

Ivonne Sheen and Rebeca Albán, experimental, 11 min. Peru, 2018

From film footage in 16 mm, through Found Footage, this short film evokes a poetic dialogue between human and animal kind.

Tuesday, November 6th, 19:00 hrs. Former Colón Cinema.


TROPIC POCKET

Camilo Restrepo, experimental, 12 min. Colombia, 2012

In El Chocó, religious, military and tourist projects coexists at the same time that they ignore each other.

Wednesday, November 7th, 20:00 hrs. Former Colón Cinema.


QUICK SAND

Jacob Wise, documentary, 15 min. United States, 2018

Tibetan monks make a sand mandala, then destroy it and throw the sand into the sea. This documentary reflects the beauty of impermanence.

Wednesday, November 7th, 20:00 hrs. Former Colón Cinema.


MONTAÑAS ARDIENTES

Samuel Delgado and Helena Girón, documentary, 14 min. Spain, 2016

The inside of earth becomes a refuge from island threats. Volcanic tubes act as communicating vessels in space and time. In them resistance is experienced.

Wednesday, November 7th, 20:00 hrs. Former Cine Colón.


LA CANOA DE ULISES

Diego Fió, fiction, 14 min. Argentina, 2016

Itaeté, an old Guarani, tries to teach his heritage to the young Ulysses, but the boy’s vocation is music. Itaeté dies because of an accident and Ulysses accepts the familiar legacy of canoes construction.

Wednesday, November 7th, 20:00 hrs. Former Colón Cinema.


SOLAR WALK

Réka Bucsi, animation, 21 min. Denmark, 2018

Flags are planted. Hands are held. First steps into the new world are taken. Solar Walk follows different journeys and their creations in space.

Tuesday 6th and Wednesday 7th, November, 11:00 hrs. Cinemark.


O PEIXE

Jonathas de Andrade, documentary, 23 min. Brazil, 2016

Fishermen from a village on the northeast coast of Brazil, practice a ritual of hugging the fish they catch. The affectionate gesture that accompanies death is a testimony of a relationship between species, evoking strength, violence and domination.

Tuesday 6th and Wednesday 7th, November, 11:00 hrs. Cinemark.


LA LANA ES MÍA

Duilio Gatti, animation, 7 min. Argentina, 2018

A sheep discovers that its owner is doing something with his wool and wants to take action.

Tuesday 6th and Wednesday 7th, November, 12:00 hrs. Cinemark.

JALLALLA

Films of up to 30 minutes length, directed or produced by indigenous filmmakers (people from ancestral cultures of the world), that are related to their culture, customs, heritage and cultural landscape. The Jallalla competition seeks to promote new native filmmakers from around the world.

Jurado

Alicia Herrera, co-director of the film exhibition + Indigenous of the pre-Columbian Museum of Chile.
Andreas Klein, representative in Chile of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation.
Elvira Espejo, director of the National Museum of Ethnography and Folklore of Bolivia.


SAAKHELU KIWE KAME – OFRENDA A LA MADRE TIERRA

Mateo Leguizamón and Alejandra Muñoz, documentary, 24 min. Colombia, 2018

In the context of the Colombian post-conflict, the indigenous Nasa community, one of the most affected by the war, decides to practice again one of their major rituals: The Saakhelu Kiwe Kame. Trying to recover their ancestral knowledge and spiritual rituals.

Wednesday, November 7th, 20:00 hrs. Bolognesi House.


YOCHI

Ilana Lapid, documentary, 25 min. United States, 2017

Yochi, a Mayan boy with selective deafness, protects a nesting of yellow-headed parrots in Belize´s pines savanna, since he was 9 years old. His older brother returns from the city with debts, and decides to hunt them as a solution.

Wednesday, November 7th, 20:00 hrs. Bolognesi House


RECLAMATION

Viveka Frost and Johnny Clyde, documentary, 3 min. Germany and United States, 2018

A short poetic documentary about indigenous identity. A young man, who remembers his ancestors through photographs and memories, recognize himself and get lost in virtual lineages, in his family and his roots that pushes from a different continent.

Wednesday, November 7th, 20:00 hrs. Bolognesi House


CEDAR TREE OF LIFE

Odessa Shuquaya, documentary, 10 min. Canada, 2018

Three indigenous women share their knowledge about cedar, a sacred tree for some Native American cultures. They transfer this information from grandmothers to mothers for generations, living with this tree, sharing their culture and art.

Wednesday, November 7th, 20:00 hrs. Bolognesi House


RAÍCES DE LUCHA

Esteban Coloma and Miko Meloni, documentary, 14 min. Ecuador, 2018

La Toglla, an ancestral community shows their historical struggle on the defense of its territory and respect of their rights. It shows the progressive advancement of urbanism and the resistance of its inhabitants to be dispossess of their territory, in a volcano crater.

Wednesday, November 7th, 20:00 hrs. Bolognesi House


KUAS APAGUAN

Mauricio Telpiz, documentary, 25 min. Colombia, 2017

In the indigenous territory of Los Pastos, the course of water show us the ancestral knowledge that lives there trough ancient words and worldview. An ancestral journey through memory and reflections around the spirit of water and its sowing.

Wednesday, November 7th, 20:00 hrs. Bolognesi House


GYA (Z)

Pratish Shrestha, experimental, 5 min. Nepal, 2017

A modern man seeks the meaning of his existence in chaos, while walking through a hostile environment. Here he meets people who are teaching him forgiveness and self-recognition.

Wednesday, November 7th, 20:00 hrs. Bolognesi House


ATILANO

Short film workshop Cabildo de Karmata Rúa, Jorge Villa, fiction, 27 min. Colombia, 2013

A story about self-education and the desire to be educated also in Western education, of the Embera community, people that lives in the Reservation of Karmata Rúa in Jardín, Antioquia, Colombia.

Wednesday, November 7th, 20:00 hrs. Bolognesi House

MALLKU

Films of up to 30 minutes length that portray stories related to the interaction of communities with Mother Nature, the Pachamama. The Mallku competition seeks to promote environment conservation and community good living.

Jury

Cristóbal Correa, photographer and landscape gardener.
Juanita Ringeling, actress and host of the Festival Arica Nativa 2018.
Fernando Rivera, programmer of the Municipal Theater of Arica.
Alejandra Andino, director and member of the audiovisual table of Arica.


LICHEN

Sally Warring, documentary, 6 min. United States, 2018

A fascinating documentary about the lichen, that captures the biological beauty of these organisms through detailed and beautiful images, to tell us a great story of this unusual way of life.

Tuesday 6th and Wednesday 7th, November, 10:00 hrs. Cinemark


KALTES TAL

Florian Fischer, Johannes Krell, documentary, 12 min. Germany, 2016

This film describes the work in an open limestone pit mine. The story builds a cycle to counteract the irreversible consequences that happen when natural resources are drained.

Tuesday 6th and Wednesday 7th, November, 10:00 hrs. Cinemark


THE GREAT SILENCE

Allora and Calzadilla, documentary, 17 min. Puerto Rico, 2014

A Puerto Rican parrot, an endangered species, talks to humans beings. In this story he demonstrates his curiosity about extraterrestrial beings in the vast universe and his desire to interact with them.

Tuesday 6th and Wednesday 7th, November, 10:00 hrs. Cinemark


THE STREAM VIII

Hiroya Sakurai, documentary, 7 min. Japan, 2017

In rice fields, water must follow some artificial courses. Through this way, nature becomes abstract, emerging a new way of beauty, besides its natural condition. The vitality of water and its course guided by men is the point of view of this film.

Tuesday 6th and Wednesday 7th, November, 10:00 hrs. Cinemark


NEX

Philip Buschauer, Michael Loithaler, Marlene Raml, animation, 4 min. Austria, 2016

A dazzling film that shows the tiny battles of nature, from the micro to a macro scale. On how a rhinoceros beetle, attacked by a fungus, fights for his life. We see how smallest things can have a big impact.

Tuesday 6th and Wednesday 7th, November, 10:00 hrs. Cinemark


RHACOPHORUS

Laura Verlinden, animation, 5 min. Belgium, 2017

A journey through nature and its variety, guided by an intriguing character. A contemplative path, a reflection on existence and the elements that surround us.

Tuesday 6th and Wednesday 7th, November, 10:00 hrs. Cinemark


BROUILLARD – passage #14

Alexandrei Larose, documentary, 10 min. Canada, 2014

Using a wide lens enough to condense the human eye, Larose creates spectral layers with a meteorological blend and the exuberance of Quebec’s landscape in Canada.

Tuesday 6th and Wednesday 7th, November, 10:00 hrs. Cinemark


MUKUMŮ

Pavla Baštanová, animation, 7 min. Czech Republic, 2017

Mukumů is used to call cows to come close from the open fields. It represents a casual activity that give meaning to Scandinavian life. Humans, animals and nature are all together trying to survive.

Tuesday 6th and Wednesday 7th, November, 12:00 hrs. Cinemark


THE FISHERMAN’S SON

Chris Malloy, documentary, 20 min. Chile, United States, 2015

Ramón Navarro, a survival fisherman who learned how to surf on a broken surfboard left by a visiting surfer, has used his surfing achievements to protect his family. He is worldwide admired as an environmental activist.

Sunday, November 11th, 19:00 hrs. Pacific Plaza in Chinchorro Beach.


CAPENORTH

Francesca Casagrande, documentary, 14 min. Italy, 2015

An unusual trip, where you don’t buy a ticket. You show your passport, admire the landscape through a window and arrive on time. Here you can be the owner of your space and time.

Sunday, November 11th, 20:00 hrs. Pacific Plaza in Chinchorro Beach.


CHACAHUITA

Juana Reyes, documentary, 25 min. Mexico, 2016

The story of a town in the coastal region of Chacahua, Santa María Tonameca, Oaxaca, Mexico. Here, 22 years ago, its habitants gathered to defend their wetlands from a foreign company that wanted to establish a shrimp farm.

Sunday, November 11th, 20:00 hrs. Pacific Plaza in Chinchorro Beach.


DEVELOPMENT REFUGEES

Fabio Nascimento, documentary, 8 min. Brazil, 2016

Brazil, as well as Latin America, are an amazing source of raw materials and food, but the richness of this land resulted in poverty of those who fed prosperity of others. Progress in Brazil did not foresee one thing: Its people.

Sunday, November 11th, 20:00 hrs. Pacific Plaza in Chinchorro Beach.

FILMIN’ ARICA

Finished films of up to 30 minutes length. Fiction, documentary, animation films that have been produced in the Arica and Parinacota region, promoting cultural landscape and natural and cultural treasures of the region.

Jury

Jean Pierre García, film critic, artistic director of the Festival d’Amiens (France).
Shaandiin Tome, director of Canadian indigenous cinema.
Ana Josefa Silva, film critic, president of the Arts Critics Circle of Chile.


PICAFLOR DE ARICA

Ignacio Llaña, documentary, 10 min. Chile, 2018

The Picaflor of Arica is the smallest bird in Chile and one of the smallest in the world. It is an endemic species of the Region, facing extinction due to the productive and industrial activities of the valleys. It has been informed that there are only about 400 remain.


BAILE PITUCO

Ricardo Amunátegui, animation, 5 min. Chile, 2017

An animated story told by Julia, a girl who, along with her friend Don Pedro, a storyteller, teaches about the Paso de Morenos dance, also called Pituco dance.


ARICA SIEMPRE RICA. CAPÍTULO N° 2 COMUNIDAD PESCADORES

Adrián Rivas, TV series, 30 min. Chile, 2018

In this chapter, Nadia will visit the artisanal fishermen of Arica Cove during the celebration of San Pedro and San Pablo, fishermen patron saints. Dance, music, sea landscapes and much more.


FIESTA CHICA DE LA VIRGEN DE LAS PEÑAS

Evaristo Jarawi, documentary, 16 min. Chile, 2017

Documentary about the celebration of the Virgen de las Peñas.


RELATO

Jose Mateo, documentary, 8 min. Chile, 2018

The story of human perception near a wetland in a country that wants to be fictitious.


NORTE DEL SUR

Lila Arenas, documentary, 17 min. Chile, 2018

Is cinema a time machine? A woman travels to the North where she grew up, to rebuild that passing place through cinema. This road movie is a documentary that goes from Antofagasta to a small town called Timar, in a starry night.


CABALGATA CALAUNZA, CODPA 2004

Carlos Requena, documentary, 20 min. Chile, 2004

For more than 12 years, a couple of friends traveled the forgotten muleteer routes between Arica and its interior; this is the story of one of those trips.


ELLA

Pablo Mérida, fiction, 6 min. Chile, 2017

She is the last olive tree, the favorite of the Azapa Valley, since the 16th century. In the name of industrial development, it falls into oblivion, but some men of his past still remembers and decide to come for it.

 

Non- Competition Screening
Monday, November 5th, 20:00 hrs. Former Colón Cinema.

WAWA

Films of up to 5 minutes length, produced by a group of children under 14 years old. Films must show their relationship with the environment seeking to captivate new generations with the natural and cultural treasures that are preserved on the planet.

Jury

Antonia Anastassiou, art and audiovisual director at the Gabriel & Mary Mustakis Foundation.
Carlos Urquieta, general producer of the Ojo de Pescado Cultural Corporation.
Anselmo Beltrán, member of the PURGAVISUAL children’s workshop.
Andrea Aravena, Sociologist at the Department of Education Administration of Arica Municipality.


THE WATER SEEKER

Leo Humphreys, Ignacio Nieto (Telekids workshop), 2 min. Spain, 2015

 

THE GREEN LETTER

Álvaro Román, Curro Vargas, Valme García, Blanca García, Beatriz González, Miguel Doña, Pedro Batlles, Guillermo Delgado (Telekids workshop), 2 min. Spain, 2015

 

HOMO SAPIENS

Ivan Farkas, 2 min. Australia, 2017

HERE’S WHAT I LEARNT IN THE PARK

Jesús Jiménez, 2 min. Spain, 2018

 

CANGREJOS DE MAR CHIQUITA

1st grade students at School Nº 12 of Mar Chiquita, 4 min. Argentina, 2016

 

EL TALA

1st and 2nd grade students at School Nº 12 of Mar Chiquita, 4 min. Argentina, 2015

 

CLIMATE CHANGE

Shannon McGavin, 1 min. United States, 2018

 

SOPA DE LETRAS

Children from the Lebu commune, 3 min. Chile, 2018

 

EL BOSQUE DE LEBU

Children from the Lebu commune, 4 min. Chile, 2018

 

EL JEFE SE HA MUERTO

Children from the Coyhaique commune, 5 min. Chile, 2018

 

EL TRUEQUE

Valentina Anduaga from the Recoleta commune, 5 min. Chile, 2018

LA DESAPARICIÓN EN EL SANTUARIO

Andino School from the Arica commune, 5 min. Chile, 2017

 

LUISA

Audiovisual workshop from the Santa María School at La Ligua commune, 5 min. Chile, 2018

 

EL BULLYING

Hispano School from the Arica commune, 2 min. Chile, 2018

PELIGRO

Hispano School from the Arica commune, 2 min. Chile, 2018

 

EL CIGARRO ANTIECOLÓGICO

Manuel Rodríguez Erdoyza D-11 School from the Arica commune, 1 min. Chile, 2018

¿DÓNDE ESTÁ EL RÍO?

Molinos G-117 School from the Arica commune, 3 min. Chile, 2018

SUYAÑA

Maria Montessori School from the Arica commune, 5 min. Chile, 2018

 

LA CRUZ DE MAYO Y LA PACHAMAMA

San Juan de la Blachere School from the Arica commune, 5 min. Chile, 2018

 

TUVE UN SUEÑO

Photography Academy from the Tucapel D-21 School at the Arica commune, 4 min. Chile, 2018

 

ANZOTA, UNA BRECHA EN EL TIEMPO

Photography Academy from the Tucapel D-21 School at the Arica commune, 2 min. Chile, 2018

UN NUEVO ATARDECER

Liceo Artístico Doctor Juan Noé Crevani D-13 at the Arica commune, 4 min. Chile, 2018

MUNDO APOCALÍPTICO

Liceo Artístico Doctor Juan Noé Crevani D-13 at the Arica commune, 5 min. Chile, 2018

 

NUESTRO HOGAR EN PELIGRO

República de Israel  D-4 School at the Arica commune, 4 min. Chile, 2018     

Tuesday 6th, Wednesday 7th and Thursday 8th, November, 9:00 hrs. Ex Cine Colón.