Ecuadorian Film Festival

INDO CINE APPRECIATION FOUNDATION in association with Embassy of Ecuador, India are organizing an Ecuadorian Film Festival on 29 and 30 July 2019 at Alliance Française of Madras

Venue : Alliance Francaise of Madras, Chennai
Date : 29th to  30th July 2019

1. Mono Con Gallinas/Open Wound/2013/Dir.: Alfredo León León/85 min/Jul 29/6.15 pm

Believing that military experience will make him a strong and respected man, Jorge, a young Ecuadorian, joins the armed forces in the midst of his country’s 1941 border war with Peru. Captured and imprisoned by enemy forces and given up for dead, Jorge faces neglect, hunger and possibly, even death as he recovers from his injuries.Wins: 3, Nomination: 1

2. LLaganati/2012/Dir.: Carla Astorga/70 min/Jul 29/7.45 pm
In the year 1532, seventy thousand sacks of gold are transported from the Kingdom of Quito to the town of Cajamarca, Peru, where Spanish conquistadors are holding as their prisoner, the Inca Emperor, Atahualpa. However, the gold never arrives; the Incas hide it in a lagoon.

3. Killa/Before the Moon Rises/2017/Dir.: Alberto Muenala/60 min/Jul 30/6.00 pm

Killa tells the story of a Kichwa photojournalist who becomes a target of corrupt government officials when they find him snapping photos of a shady mining operation. Adding more intrigue to the mix is a love story subplot involving that same corrupt official’s daughter, and the community’s increasingly tense resistance to the mine.

4. La Tola Box/The Tola Box/2014/Dir.: Pável Quevedo Ullauri/85 min/Jul 30/7.00 pm

Beyond the punches, boxing paints a complex portrait of life itself – its obstacles, the discipline, the commitment. With the stories of a child aspiring boxer, and a young amateur boxer, the film weaves a tale about the triumph of human spirit both in ring and in life.

Venue : Alliance Francaise of Madras, Chennai
Date : 29th to  30th July 2019

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