"José Martí, The Eye of the Canary" will open the Festival III Latinuy
- Submitted by: Luis Manuel Mazorra
- 11 / 22 / 2011
From 23 to 27 November in the Third Festival Latinuy Uruguay. The organizing committee has just reported that the opening film will be "José Martí, The eye of the canary."
Awarded the Silver Ariel for the Mexican Academy of Cinematographic Arts and Sciences, the play, directed by Fernando Pérez, recreates the formative years of childhood and adolescence of Martí, National Hero of the Caribbean nation.
Speaking to Prensa Latina, Fernando Goldsman, president of the management committee, said that the appointment of host widescreen films from eight countries: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Cuba, Paraguay, Dominican Republic, Venezuela and headquarters.
Besides the traditional abundance of titles from the neighboring shore, the Chilean films come with a heavyweight like The Maid, directed by Sebastián Silva, awarded in Cartagena, Guadalajara, Huelva and Sundance, Goldsman said.
He said that the contest shall be based salons of the Hotel Conrad Resort, in the famous center of sun and sand, and the House of Culture of the city of Maldonado, both scenarios to 135 kilometers from Montevideo.
The program includes three short space devoted to Cuba, Venezuela and hosts, he added the manager.
"In addition to exhibitions and film screenings are planned roundtables, conferences and meetings, with special guests and filmmakers," he added.
"Latinuy emerged as a forum for exchange and dissemination of Latino culture and accept other expressions such as literature, music, history, art and even food," he said.
After the successful first edition in 2009, he said, double the bet to build an activity in advance of the summer in the largest resort in the country.
This meeting of cinema under the auspices of the Ministries of Tourism and Culture, the Municipality of Maldonado and the support of the embassies and film institutes in participating countries.