Puerto Rican short film “Mi Santa Mirada” selected for the Short Film Palme d’or, 65th Festival de Cannes

18/04/2012 at 12:01 pm Leave a comment


Competing for the 2012 Short Film Palme d’or, ten films have been selected from among the 4,500 films that were submitted to the selection committee. For the first time, both a Syrian and a Puerto Rican film-maker are participating in the competition. Latin America Film will be present at the Film Festival and market so expect lots of coverage and the latest news about Latin American Film.
Alvaro APONTE-CENTENO with “MI SANTA MIRADA”, Puerto Rico 
Eicke BETTINGA with “GASP”, Germany
Mohamed BOUROKBA (aka Hamé) with “CE CHEMIN DEVANT MOI”, France
Bassam CHEKHES with “FALASTEIN, SANDOUK  AL INTEZAR 
LIL BURTUQAL” (WAITING FOR P.O. BOX), Syria
Grainger DAVID with “THE CHAIR”, United States
Zia MANDVIWALLA with “NIGHT SHIFT”, New-Zealand
Chloé ROBICHAUD with “CHEF DE MEUTE”, Canada
Michael SPICCIA with “YARDBIRD”, Australia
Emilie VERHAMME with “COCKAIGNE”, Belgium
L.Rezan YESILBAS  with “SESSIZ-BE DENG” (SILENT), Turkey

Source: Latam Film

Entry filed under: FILM FESTIVALS, LATAM FILM, LATIN AMERICAN FILM, PUERTO RICO CINEMA. Tags: , , , , , .

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