Meetings

Meetings

The DocMontevideo Meetings are a space for the commercialization of finalized contents for television in one-off or series formats. They consist of fifteen-minute one-on-one meetings between the project producers and representatives of television companies, sales agents or decision makers. The focus of the market is Latin America, with presence of the United States and Europe.

The schedule is coordinated by the organization with the aim of integrating the interests of potential buyers with the needs of the project producers who are participating.

The meetings were held on 26 July in the morning and 27 July in the afternoon. The selected contents will participate in one of the instances. The acreditation to the Meetings includes the entrance to all the activities included in the Documentary Workshop.

 

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A Secret in the Box

by Javier Izquierdo

Ecuador

Biography, Culture, Creation documentary

01:10:00

“A secret in the box” explores the life of Marcelo Chiriboga, mythical figure of the boom generation, the Latin American literary phenomenon of the sixties. Through interviews, visits to numerous cities, archival footage, and the author´s most famous book, “The imaginary Line”, a puzzle is created that blurs the limits between reality and fiction.

Director: Javier Izquierdo / Producer: Isabella Parra, Javier Izquierdo / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Víctor Palacios / Production company: Caleidoscopio Cine / Country: Ecuador / Genre: Biography, Culture, Creation documentary / Duration: 01:10:00 / Format: HD, .MOV, DCP / Language: Spanish / Year: 2016

Awards and festivals:
World Premiere: April 2016 - Chicago Latino FIlm Festival. FILM FESTIVAL OF LIMA. FILM FESTIVAL OF QUITO. BOLIVIA LAB. ECUADORIAN FILM FESTIVAL NY. THE FILM FESTIVAL. THE CINEMA FEST HOUSE

Web: http://unsecretoenlacaja.com/

Authors Live

by AGADU - Geneal Association of Uruguayan Authors

Uruguay

Music, Culture

185 episodes, 15 seasons episodes

01:00:00

The Autores En Vivo cycle is an initiative carried out by AGADU that was born with the idea of ​​collaborating with the development of national artists and authors. Proud of having been the first national film filmed entirely in HD, it is an opportunity to know the talent of these authors in an intimate environment, but at the same time of strong impact by the intensity of the proposal.

Director: AGADU - Geneal Association of Uruguayan Authors / Producer: Contents Unit // AGADU / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Maxi Suárez - Alejandro Ferradás - Contents Unit / Production company: AGADU - Asociación General de Autores del Uruguay / Country: Uruguay / Genre: Music, Culture / Duration: 01:00:00 / Episodes: 185 episodes, 15 seasons / Format: HD / Language: Spanish / Year: 2016

Web: https://www.autoresenvivo.com.uy/

Bad Steps

by Sebastián Arriagada

Argentina, Chile and Colombia

Youth, Social Issues

13 episodes

00:30:00

Bad Steps is a series of documentary shorts that portrays different extreme Latin American athletes. Stories of those who have changed their lives for the sport, inviting us to know the fears, the frustrations and the passion that behind each personage to break their own limits, having as scene the socio-cultural diversity of Latin America.

Director: Sebastián Arriagada / Producer: Javier Hechenleitner, Elías Fuentes, Pablo Giles, Maite Echave, Pablo Destito / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: María Teresa Osorio S / Production company: Mulata Films | RECMOBIL / Country: Argentina, Chile and Colombia / Genre: Youth, Social Issues / Duration: 00:30:00 / Episodes: 13 / Format: HD / Language: Spanish / Year: 2017

Bofy od crime

by Pedro Rcha

Brazil

Creative documentary, Culture, Youth

01:13:32

Ivan got out of jail, but still attached to an electronic anklet.

Director: Pedro Rcha / Producer: Pedro Rocha and Diego Hoefel / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Pedro Rocha de Oliveira / Production company: Corpo Aberto / Country: Brazil / Genre: Creative documentary, Culture, Youth / Duration: 01:13:32 / Format: DCP / Language: Portuguese / Year: 2017

Awards and festivals:
Mostra de Cinema de Tiradentes

By the yoke

by Sofía Betarte

Uruguay

Human Rights, Social Issues

01:03:07

“By the yoke” shows us two families of waste recyclers trying to move on after losing their working tools, which they use for picking up garbage: their horses. Consigned to the margins of Montevideo city, in the intimacy of their homes and through their daily struggle, we meet this moving people, that push their lives uphill, with dignity, a profound optimism and perseverance.

Director: Sofía Betarte / Producer: Pancho Magnou Arnábal / Sofía Betarte / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Pancho Magnou Arnábal / Production companies: Montelona Cine / Sofía Betarte / Country: Uruguay / Genre: Human Rights, Social Issues / Duration: 01:03:07 / Format: Full HD / DCP / Language: Spanish / Year: 2017

Awards and festivals:
Executive Production Workshop, at the International Film Festival and DD HH, We Have to See, 2015

Web: http://montelonacine.com

CARRASCA

by Alejandro Cortés Calahorra

Spain

Creation Documentary, Biography, Current Affairs

01:11:53

An auteurist documentary feature about artistic life through the personal experience and constant evolution of the painter Teresa Ramón. An audiovisual tale at the inter- section of the arts that transports the spectator to the heart of the creative process through the abnegation, personal drive and daring of the veteran artist.

Director: Alejandro Cortés Calahorra / Producer: Alejandro Cortés Calahorra / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Alejandro Cortés Calahorra / Production company: Alejandro Cortés P.C. / Country: Spain / Genre: Creation Documentary, Biography, Current Affairs / Duration: 01:11:53 / Format: DCP / Language: Spanish / Year: 2017

Celina

by Gabriel Szollosy

Uruguay, Colombia y Argentina

Culture, Social Issues

01:10:00

Each year Celina (80) crosses the Argentinean Pampa in her car to visit her daughter Fernanda (38). Among hundreds of disappearances, they were the only two who made it out alive and together from a delivery room of dictatorship’s clandestine detention center. For mother and daughter the only possible truth and justice is to move forward with their lives.

Director: Gabriel Szollosy / Producer: Diana Kuellar - Gabriel Szollosy - Dalmira Clario / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Gabriel Szollosy, Diana Kuellar, Sebastian Prieto / Production companies: Making Docs / Librecine / Country: Uruguay, Colombia y Argentina / Genre: Culture, Social Issues / Duration: 01:10:00 / Format: HD / Language: Spanish

Awards and festivals:
Project: BoliviaLab. FICCALI

Web: https://makingdocs.org/2016/03/07/celina/

CENTRAL

by Tatiana Sager

Brazil

Current Affairs

01:40:00

Central is a faithful portrayal of the harsh reality of the Brazilian prison system, important for understanding the recent wave of massacres in several prisons in the country.

Director: Tatiana Sager / Producer: Beto Rodrigues , Tatiana Sager , Raquel Sager / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Promovere/ Denise Jancar / Production company: Panda Filmes / Country: Brazil / Genre: Current Affairs / Duration: 01:40:00 / Format: HD / Language: Portuguese / Year: 2017

Awards and festivals:
-Festin 2016 Festival de Cinema Itinerante da Língua Portuguesa / Award Best Documentary - XXXIII Prêmio Direitos Humanos de Jornalismo - Award Best Documentary

Web: https://www.centralofilme.com.br/

Colombia Bio

by Oscar Ruíz Navia, Nicolás Ordoñez, Juan Pablo Mendez, Carlos A. Ramirez, Patricia Ayala, Clare Weiskopf

Colombia

Science and Technology, Creation documentary, Environment

6 episodes

00:55:00

COLOMBIA BIO is a series of documentaries on the scientific expeditions carried out under a Colciencias project by the same name. The project intends to document the biodiversity of regions that have remained so far unexplored for several reasons, mostly related to the country’s armed conflict. Every chapter will record a journey, of high scientific value.

Director: Oscar Ruíz Navia, Nicolás Ordoñez, Juan Pablo Mendez, Carlos A. Ramirez, Patricia Ayala, Clare Weiskopf / Producer: Colciencias, Cábala Producciones, Endemica Studios, Negrita Films / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Juan Fernando López / Production company: Colciencias / Country: Colombia / Genre: Science and Technology, Creation documentary, Environment / Duration: 00:55:00 / Episodes: 6 / Format: FullHd, Web, 2k / Language: Spanish / Year: 2017

Web: http://todoesciencia.gov.co/todo_es_ciencia/colombia_bio

Family Shaka

by Maximiliano Ezzaoui and Natalia Bacallini

Argentina

Culture, Social Issues, Current Affaires

8 episodes

00:26:00

We will tell the story of an unusual family who chose a different path to fulfill. The dream of living in a tropical paradise. The series will show different situations of family life. We will accompany you in your daily life reflecting the fun, conflicts and interaction with society visualizing the contrasts that occur in the ways of living More traditional.

Director: Maximiliano Ezzaoui and Natalia Bacallini / Producer: María Eugenia Ferrer and Diego Miembro / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: María Eugenia Ferrer / Production companies: El zócalo / La Ventana Cine Itinerante / Country: Argentina / Genre: Culture, Social Issues, Current Affaires / Duration: 00:26:00 / Episodes: 8 / Language: Spanish / Year: 2016

Formulas For Change

by Juan Fernando López

Colombia

Science and Technology, Biography

27 episodes

00:07:00

This is a series of micro-documentaries on individuals whose life stories have been impacted by science, technology, and innovation. It features a journey through Colombia’s different geographic areas in search of persons who have transformed their communities, and whose lives were themselves transformed by science. Above all, the series provides an inside look into some of the country’s most talented and inquisitive minds.

Director: Juan Fernando López / Producer: Colciencias / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Juan Fernando López / Production company: Colciencias / Country: Colombia / Genre: Science and Technology, Biography / Duration: 00:07:00 / Episodes: 27 / Format: FullHD / Language: Spanish / Year: 2017

Web: http://todoesciencia.gov.co/todo_es_ciencia/formulas_cambio

Guardianes de la Lengua

by Juan Pablo Tobal Claria

Argentina

Culture, Social Issues, Environment

8 episodes

00:26:00

In the world there are more than 7,000 languages, and if statistics are maintained, in 15 days, there will be one less. “Guardianes de la Lengua”, is a documentary series that mixes the adventure, adventure and cultural diffusion journey, to accompany the journey of a boyfriend in native languages ​​(Argentine) by the most remote communities of Latin America in the adventure of documenting the last speakers of diferents languages ​​.

Director: Juan Pablo Tobal Claria / Producer: Pepe Tobal / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Pepe Tobal / Production companies: Canal Encuentro / Atrox, Fca de Imagenes- Cholula Film / Country: Argentina / Genre: Culture, Social Issues, Environment / Duration: 00:26:00 / Episodes: 8 / Language: Spanish / Year: 2017

Awards and festivals:
Award for best project Documentary Series DocMontevideo 2015. Selected for Pitching in Rio Content Market. Selected for Pitching in DocMontevideo. Participation in MIPTV and MIPCOM, Cannes.

If i die first

by Rodolfo Muñoz

Ecuador, Venezuela

Music, Biography, Culture

01:47:00

A portrait of Julio Jaramillo, Ecuadorian musician, who before being an idol in his country gave himself the luxury of conquering all America with his voice

Director: Rodolfo Muñoz / Producer: Laura Egas / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Juan Pablo Urgilés / Production companies: Gallito Films / La Tina Films / Country: Ecuador, Venezuela / Genre: Music, Biography, Culture / Duration: 01:47:00 / Format: DCP, Blu ray, .Mov, Dvd. / Language: Spanish / Year: 2017

Awards and festivals:
- EDOC. Encuentros del Otro Cine. Quito-Ecuador. 2017. -EFFNY. Ecuadorian Film Festival in New York. 2017.

Web: https://siyomueroprimero.com/

Isolated

by Marcela Lizcano

Colombia, Mexico, Ecuador

Creation Documentary, Social Issues, Environment

73 min & 52 min

540 people inhabit the most densely populated artificial island in the Colombian Caribbean. Santa Cruz del Islote is an island the size of a football pitch. There are no police here; no priests, or doctors, or armed conflict. Through a look at life on the island, the islanders’ daily struggles and interactions, ‘Isolated’ reflects on man’s role as an inhabitant of a larger universe, making this island a metaphor for our world.

Director: Marcela Lizcano / Producer: Marcela Lizcano, Juan Pablo Solano, Simón Beltrán, Sarahi Echeverría / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Marcela Lizcano / Production companies: Viceversa Cine / Proyección Films / Country: Colombia, Mexico, Ecuador / Genre: Creation Documentary, Social Issues, Environment / Duration: 73 min & 52 min / Format: HD - DCP, Blu Ray, DVD / Language: Spanish / Year: 2015

Awards and festivals:
Prizes: • Prize in BAM screenings as best feature documentary. • Award for best documentary in the category: Our America 2015 in Docsdf. • Award for best documentary in the Caribbean category of Ficbaq 2016. • Best documentary award at the Colombian film festival in New York. Festivals: • Bogotá international film festival. • Warsaw film festival: documentary competition 2015. • Dokleipzig 58th: panorama section 2015. • Docsmx: category of our America 2015. • Midbo: international documentary film show in Bogota, official selection. • Filming in Latin America 2015, Switzerland. • Transcinema Festival, Peru. • Ficbaq - Barranquilla, Colombia. • The Colombian Film Festival NY. • Malta Film Festival. • Eco-speaker, Brazil.

Jaar, the last place

by Paula Rodríguez

Chile

Culture, Social issues, Creation documentary

01:13:00

“JAAR, the last place” observes Alfredo Jaar’s creative process, he’s one of the most relevant contemporary artists. His works address big issues such as immigration at the Mexico and USA border, genocide in Rwanda o the military coup in Chile. Jaar believes that art is “the last place” of freedom in our society and from that trench, he displays his work as an act of resistance.

Director: Paula Rodríguez / Producer: Paola Castillo / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Paola Castillo / Production company: Errante Producciones / Country: Chile / Genre: Culture, Social issues, Creation documentary / Duration: 01:13:00 / Format: HD-DCP- otros formatos digitales / Language: Spanish, English / Year: 2017

Web: http://www.errante.cl

Lava Files

by Felipe Chimicatti

Brazil

History, Creation Documentary, Environment

01:10:00

The documentary addresses the various visual manifestations that represent the eruptions of the Fogo volcano, from the images produced by a Portuguese research board in the 1950s to the vertiginous independent coverage of the neighboring community in the year 2014. In this game of forces, the image and the personal reports prevail as the only way to retain the spaces submerged by the lava.

Director: Felipe Chimicatti / Producer: André Hallak / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: André Hallak / Production company: Trem Chic / Country: Brazil / Genre: History, Creation Documentary, Environment / Duration: 01:10:00 / Format: 4K / Language: Portuguese

Locura al aire

by Alicia Cano and Leticia Cuba

Uruguay, Mexico

Human Rights, Creation Documentary, Social Issues

01:10:00

In a deteriorated psychiatric hospital of Montevideo has worked for 20 years Radio Vilardevoz, conducted by a diverse group of patients and psychologists. When invited to participate in a meeting of “crazy radios” in Mexico, the excuse of the trip opens a window on the dreams, expectations and feelings of a collective that, through affection, asks us about how tightly our way of dealing with madness.

Director: Alicia Cano and Leticia Cuba / Producer: Agustina Chiarino and Fernando Epstein - Coproducer Inti Cordera / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Agustina Chiarino and Fernando Epstein / Production companies: Mutante Cine / La Maroma Porducciones / Country: Uruguay, Mexico / Genre: Human Rights, Creation Documentary, Social Issues / Duration: 01:10:00 / Format: AppleProRess / DCP / Language: Spanish / Year: 2017

Lovely Letters

by Alejandro Rocchi / Marco Bentancor

Uruguay

Children, Current Affairs

00:52:00

Lovely Letters is the whirlwind in the stomach that we felt when we saw that person that we liked so much. It is the love of the school, casual and absurd; are the sheets of notebook that travel screaming what is felt by that person so special, are friends running with messages and games that end in kisses.

Director: Alejandro Rocchi / Marco Bentancor / Producer: Alejandro Rocchi / Marco Bentancor / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Alejandro Rocchi / Marco Bentancor / Production company: Polisemia Pictures / Country: Uruguay / Genre: Children, Current Affairs / Duration: 00:52:00 / Format: Full HD / Language: Spanish / Year: 2017

Awards and festivals:
Prizes: Cartitas had its version SHORT FILM, which was a cut for jury. That court allowed us to win the FONA and also, the Montevideo Film Festival (Best Short Film) and the San Diego Latino Film Festival (Best DocuShort). Festivals: (SHORT VERSION, its version TeleFilm has not had premiere). Montevideo Film Festival. San Diego Latino Film Festival. Detour. Becine Latino. Bogoshorts

Miss María, skirting the mountain

by Rubén Mendoza

Colombia

Creation Documentary, Human Rights, Current affairs

01:30:09

In one of the most conservative villages in Colombia lives Miss Maria. She’s 45 years old and was born a boy. It’s the life of a person who, having suffered the horrors of rural life in this country with all its morality knew how to use her strength to stand tall, like a stalk of wheat, impervious even to earthquakes. She has known much sorrow but there is none powerful enough to exhaust her tears or wipe away her smile

Director: Rubén Mendoza / Producer: Amanda Sarmiento / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Amanda Sarmiento / Production company: Amanda Sarmiento / Country: Colombia / Genre: Creation Documentary, Human Rights, Current affairs / Duration: 01:30:09 / Format: DCP, Bluray, Apple Pro Res / Language: Spanish / Year: 2017

Awards and festivals:
Awards: Cartagena International Film Festival 2017: Best Colombian director. Festivals: Cartagena International Film Festival 2017: Colombian Film Competition, Ibero-American Documentary Competition

My body is political

by Alice Riff

Brazil

Human Rights, Current Affairs, Creation Documentary

01:12:00

My Body is Political talks about the everyday life of four transgender people who live in poor neighborhoods in São Paulo. The narrative is developed with a mix of their intimate lives and broader social context, raising questions about the brazilian transgender community and their political disputes.

Director: Alice Riff / Producer: Thaisa Valadão / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Alice Riff / Production companies: Studio Riff / Paideia Filmes / Country: Brazil / Genre: Human Rights, Current Affairs, Creation Documentary / Duration: 01:12:00 / Format: mov, dcp, pro res / Language: Portuguese / Year: 2017

Awards and festivals:
Visions du Reel - Regard Neud Competition, Suíca. BAFICI - Human Rights Competition. Olhar do Cinema de Curitiba - Novos Olhares. Torino LGBT Film Festival


Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/meucorpoepolitico

Not Enough with Protest

by Hernán Saavedra

Chile

Social issues, Culture, Current affairs

01:10:52

Documentary film that portrays the student movement of 2011, when the Chilean educational conflict explodes. This moment was characterized by a new way of manifestation, where the students made different urban interventions link to the art. Dance, Theatre, performance and music burst into the streets transforming the protest into carnival

Director: Hernán Saavedra / Producer: Pilar Díaz / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Maria Pilar Gajardo Bastías / Production company: Kitral / Country: Chile / Genre: Social issues, Culture, Current affairs / Duration: 01:10:52 / Format: DCP - Bluray - Archivo digital / Language: Spanish / Year: 2016

Awards and festivals:
-Premiere in FICVIÑA 2016. -International stage in the 2016 version of the -Fully International Film Festival of León, -Showed in the 2016 version of the Festival of New Latin American Cinema in Havana. - Demonstrates the documentary in the 2016 version of FECISO - Shows in the 7th Film Festival of the National Cineteca - Official Selection IV Censored Film Festival (Peru)


Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/yanobastaconmarchar/

Of Life And Death, Testimonials Of Condor Operation

by Pedro Chaskel

Chile

Social Issues, Human Rights

00:42:00

The documentary investigates in the Files of Horror of the dictatorship of General Alfredo Stroessner, discovered in Paraguay in 1992, in the documentation of Operation Condor found there, reveals who were responsible, what their objectives, their strategies, their prisons, Their accomplices, their murders

Director: Pedro Chaskel / Producer: Marco Díaz / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Marco Díaz / Production company: El Grito Producciones / Country: Chile / Genre: Social Issues, Human Rights / Duration: 00:42:00 / Format: bluray, apple pro res / Language: Spanish / Year: 2015

Awards and festivals:
Awards: Second prize at the Santiago Alvarez documentary festival in Santiago de Cuba, 2017. Festivals: Shows at the Valdivia Film Festival, Chile, 2015. Shows at the Films Film Festival of Santiago de Chile FIDOCS, 2016. Latin American Competition of Documentary in Havana Film Festival 2015. Competition in Documentary Film Festival Santiago Alvarez de Santiago de Cuba, 2017.


Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/devidaydemuerte/

Opera Prima

by Marcos Banina

Uruguay

Creation Documentary

01:20:00

A journey that walks through parts of the world and its different periods in order to understand my ideological heritage and how to handle it. “Opera Prima“ is my first look at the world that becomes a mirror in which recognize oneself.

Director: Marcos Banina / Producer: Valentina Baracco / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Valentina Baracco, Marcos Banina / Production companies: Monarca Films / Crepitar / Country: Uruguay / Genre: Creation Documentary / Duration: 01:20:00 / Format: Mov, DCP, BluRay / Language: Spanish, French, Croatian / Year: 2017

Samba & Jazz: Rio de Janeiro – New Orleans

by Jefferson Mello

Brazil

Music

01:26:00

The synergy between samba & jazz,Rio de Janeiro & New Orleans.The similarity of musical and behavioral aspects of two cities, interview with samba & jazz musicians.A portrait of popular festivals with testimonials, artistic manifestation of people, with a feeling in common: a passion for music

Director: Jefferson Mello / Producer: Jefferson Mello / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Denise Jancar Country: Brazil / Genre: Music / Duration: 01:26:00 / Format: HD / Language: Portuguese & English / Year: 2015

Awards and festivals:
Awards: Best Documentary at: Cinema on the Bayou -21 - January 25, 2015 - Best Documentary. (Lafayette - Louisiana - USA). Capital City Black Film Festival August 21-23, 2014 - Best Documentary. (Austin, Texas, USA). Festivals: 1.Victoria FilmFest 2.Richmond FilmFest 3. Fest Cinéma Brésilien Paris 4.Boston Int Film Fest 5.Cine Fest Brasil Montevideo 6.Cine Fest Brasil BSAires 7.IN EDIT São Paulo 8.Brazilian Film Fest NewYork 9.FestFilm BrésilienMontréal 10.Brazil FilmFestToronto 11.MandelaIntFilm Fest 12.SanDiegoBlackFilm Fest13.Multicine InfantaHavana 14.CentroCulturalBrasilAngola 15.Brazilica FilFestLiverpool 16.MostraWashington 17.MostraBrazilian FilmChicago

Web: http://www.documentariosambaejazz.com.br

Saru. The Scenographer.

by Alejandra Isler

Argentina

Creative documentary,Biographies, Culture

01:14:00

The movie explores production designer, scenographer, and designer, Jorge Saudiansky’s particular outlook and work. He left his mark in Argentine art and culture, beginning with the 60’s avant-garde until his death, in 2009.

Director: Alejandra Isler / Producer: Alejandra Isler / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Alejandra Isler / Production companies: Alejandra isler / Habitación 1520 / Country: Argentina / Genre: Creative documentary,Biographies, Culture / Duration: 01:14:00 / Format: Blue Ray / Language: Spanish / Year: 2016

Awards and festivals:
(Buenos Aires, 2016) - International Festival of Latin American Cinema, Havana (2016) - International Film Festival of the Heights, Jujuy (2016) - International Chamber of Light (Bogotá, 2016) - Vissions du Reel / Media Library (Nyon 2017)


Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Saru-La-película-149053638803875/

Scientist for a day

by Juan Camilo Villarreal

Colombia

Science and Technology, Education, Youth

12 episodes

00:15:00

Three friends who are facing some everyday troubles, decide to seek answers within the Colombian scientific community. By meeting the scientists, as ordinary people open to share their methods, they understand that science is present everywhere, and that it is much more interesting and amusing than usually thought.

Director: Juan Camilo Villarreal / Producer: Colciencias, La Buena Estrella S.A.S / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Juan Fernando López / Production company: Colciencias / Country: Colombia / Genre: Science and Technology, Education, Youth / Duration: 00:15:00 / Episodes: 12 / Format: FullHD, 2K / Language: Spanish / Year: 2016

Web: http://todoesciencia.gov.co/todo_es_ciencia/cientifico_dia

The Desert of the Desert

by Samir Abujamra and Tito Gonzalez Garcia

Brazil

History, Social Issues, Human Rights

01:26:53

“The Desert of the Desert” is a feature documentary about one of the longest-running and least-known colonial conflicts and the plight of the Saharawi desert nomads of Western Sahara since Morocco’s 1975 invasion. Shot in the Saharawi Liberated Territories of Western Sahara, and in the Saharawi Refugee Camps in Tindouf, Algeria, the film shows the saga of the Sahrawis.

Director: Samir Abujamra and Tito Gonzalez Garcia / Producer: Samir Abujamra Filho / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Paula Tupinambá da Silva / Production company: Ouidah Films / Country: Brazil / Genre: History, Social Issues, Human Rights / Duration: 01:26:53 / Format: DCP / Language: Spanish, Hassanya, Portuguese, Arabic, Classic, English / Year: 2016

Awards and festivals:
21st edition of É Tudo Tudo - International Documentary Festival / It's All True (2016). 13th edition of FiSahara - International Festival of Western Sahara (2016)

The Dread

by Pablo Aparo and Martín Benchimol

Argentina

Creation Documentary

01:04:00

In a godforsaken town in Argentina, homemade remedies have replaced traditional medicine. “The Dread”, a rare disease that is only cured by an old man, whom no one is encouraged to visit.

Director: Pablo Aparo and Martín Benchimol / Producer: Mayra Bottero and Gema Juarez Allen / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Mayra Bottero / Production company: Mayra Bottero / Country: Argentina / Genre: Creation Documentary / Duration: 01:04:00 / Format: DCP, BLURAY, DVD / Language: Spanish / Year: 2017

Awards and festivals:
BAFICI (19) 2017, ARGENTINE COMPETITION. Docu Lab Guadalajara 2017

Web: http://www.machita.com.ar

The German Neighbor

by Rosario Cervio and Martin Liji

Argentina

Hustory, Human Rights, Social Issues

01:33:00

In 1960 Adolf Eichmann was kidnapped in Argentina and taken to Israel for a trial. In 2015, Renate –a young German translator who lives in Buenos Aires- is hired to translate it. Her work shows the unusual life and remarkable trial defense of Eichmann.

Director: Rosario Cervio and Martin Liji / Producer: Nana Cine / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Mario E. Levit / Production company: Nana Cine / Country: Argentina / Genre: Hustory, Human Rights, Social Issues / Duration: 01:33:00 / Format: DCP/BLURAY / Language: Spanish, German, English and Hebrew / Year: 2016

Awards and festivals:
Mar del Plata International Film Festival 2016

The golden log, folk stories from Neuquén

by Diego Lumerman

Argentina

Culture, History, Environment

00:25:34

A portrait of the people and their folk stories from Neuquén, a territory in northern Argentinian Patagonia. Through the peaks and valleys of the impressive Cordillera del Viento, we meet some of its indigenous inhabitants, cattle herders, and gold prospectors. They will take us on a journey through their stories and experiences, sharing the history, myths, and rituals of these lands.

Director: Diego Lumerman / Producer: Diego Lumerman / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Diego Lumerman / Production company: Diego Lumerman / Country: Argentina / Genre: Culture, History, Environment / Duration: 00:25:34 / Format: Datos Full HD y 4 k / Language: Spanish / Year: 2016

Awards and festivals:
Awards: Best photography Audiovisual Festival Bariloche. Best Sound Audiovisual Festival Bariloche. Best Documentary National Independent Film Competition of Cipolletti. Best Documentary Tlanchana Fest. Festivales: It's all true 2017, Brazil. International Festival of New Latin American Cinema of Havana 2016, Cuba. FicViña 2016, Chile. Audiovisual Festival of Bariloche 2016, Argentina. National Independent Film Competition of Cipolletti 2016, Argentina. Fesaalp 2016, La Plata Argentina. Lapacho Film Festival 2016, Chaco Argentina. Oberá in shorts 2016, Argentina. Tlanchana Fest 2016, Mexico


Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Territorios-Extraordinarios-1703967046546233/

The Grown-Ups

by Maite Alberdi

Chile, France, the Netherlands and Colombia

Social Issues, Human Roghts

01:22:00

A group of friends with Down syndrome have attended the same school for over 40 years, they’re aging and they have not been allowed to live adulthood on their own.

Director: Maite Alberdi / Producer: Maite Alberdi / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Preciosa Media / Production company: Micromundo Producciones / Country: Chile, France, the Netherlands and Colombia / Genre: Social Issues, Human Roghts / Duration: 01:22:00 / Format: DCP / Language: Spanish / Year: 2016

Awards and festivals:
EDA Award Best Female Director Film – IDFA 2016, Zeno Mountain Award – Miami International Film Festival 2017, Best Latin American Film – É Tudo Verdade 2017, TV3 Best Film Award – DocsBarcelona 2017; Sydney Film Festival, DocvilleFonk, Hot Docs, Doc Lounge Scandinavia, Time Documentary Festival, Visions du Réel, Edinburgh Film Festival, London Film Festival, Sheffield Doc / Fest, Cleveland Film Festival, Full Frame Documentary, False, Cartagena Film Festival, FICG Guadalajara, Cinélatino Rencontres de Toulouse, BAFICI.

Web: http://thegrown-ups.com

The Mathematics Cuco

by Marco Caltieri

Uruguay

Education, Children

8 episodes

00:26:00

Olivia – a 9 year-old girl- has just moved into a new building with her mom. In the basement she finds an upside down world, where monsters (or “Cucos”) live. By regulations, “Cucos” shall eat children, and in order to avoid this, “The Cuco” will throw a riddle for Olivia to solve every episode.

Director: Marco Caltieri / Producer: Clara Charlo, Pablo Figueroa / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Clara Charlo / Production company: La Jolla Films / Country: Uruguay / Genre: Education, Children / Duration: 00:26:00 / Episodes: 8 / Format: 4K / Language: Spanish / Year: 2017

Awards and festivals:
Cartoons on the bay (Torino, Italy)

Web: http://www.lajollafilms.com

The Relative East

by Sofía Casanova, Sofía Córdoba

Uruguay

Music, Culture, Creation documentary

01:10:00

Dos Orientales is a duo that joins together the musicianship of “two Easterners”:Tomohiro Yahiro (Japan) and Hugo Fattoruso (República Oriental del Uruguay). As dawns in the land of the rising sun -an ancient, fast and disciplined Japan- the sun sets in in the southernmost capital of America, a contemporary, slow and disorderly Uruguay. These differences gracefully result in the synergistic friendship of Tomohiro and Hugo

Director: Sofía Casanova, Sofía Córdoba / Producer: Sofía Casanova, Inés Vázquez Messano, Sofía Córdoba / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Sofía Casanova, Inés Vázquez Messano / Production company: SADHU / Country: Uruguay / Genre: Music, Culture, Creation documentary / Duration: 01:10:00 / Language: Spanish / Year: 2017

Awards and festivals:
Awards: Declaration of interest of the Ministry of Tourism, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Education and Culture of Uruguay. Festivals: Special presentation in the framework of Phono-Cinema UY, International Film and Music Exhibition (October 11, 2016)

Web: http://dosorientalesdoc.com/es/

The Soul’s Dark Night

by Henrique Dantas

Brazil

Creation Documentary, Human Rights, History

01:33:00

This experimental documentary talks about the military dictatorship that happened in Bahia(Brazil). The interviews were shot in Forte do Barbalho, a torture center where the people who tell us this history were tortured.

Director: Henrique Dantas / Producer: Henrique Dantas, Reinofy Duarte, Karina Paz / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Henrique Dantas / Production company: Hamaca Produções Artísticas / Country: Brazil / Genre: Creation Documentary, Human Rights, History / Duration: 01:33:00 / Format: Full HD, DCP / Language: Portuguese / Year: 2016

Awards and festivals:
Awards: - Special Jury Prize at FICIP (International Political Film Festival in Argentina) 2016. -Best documentary award at the Victoria Film Festival. Festivals: Tiradentes Show 2016. Shows Tiradentes São Paulo 2016. FAM 2016. International panorama Thing of Cinema 2016. Festival of Cinema of Vitória 2016. FICIP 2016. Atlântidoc - Uruguay 2016

When the Guns Go Silent

by Natalia Orozco

Colombia, France

Human Rights, Politics, Current affairs

02:00:00

After half a century of war and 8 million victims, the FARC, the oldest guerrilla in the world, agree to start a peace dialogue with its historic enemy: the Colombian State. Together they fight the toughest battle, the final one: the battle for peace.

Director: Natalia Orozco / Producer: Natalia Orozco, Christine Camdessus, Serge Gordey, Julián Giraldo / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Natalia Orozco / Production companies: Pulso Mundo SAS / Alegria Productions / RCNTV / Country: Colombia, France / Genre: Human Rights, Politics, Current affairs / Duration: 02:00:00 / Format: HD / Language: Spanish / Year: 2017

Awards and festivals:
Cartagena de Indias International Film Festival, Cinéatatino Rencontres de Toulouse, Colombian Film Festival Berlin: “Panorama Colombia”, DocsBarcelona

When they awake

by P.J. Marcellino and Hermon Farahi

Canada, USA

Music, Social affairs, Human Rights

01:31:27

“My people will sleep for 100 years, but when they awake, it will be the artists that give them their spirit back”, said Louis Riel, 100+ years ago. The moment is now. Witness the awakening – it’s nothing short of a music revolution. Following on the footsteps oftrailblazers like Buffy Sainte-Marie, Indigenous musicians in North America are carving paths into mainstream, and reclaiming their rightful place in contemporary cultural fabric.

Director: P.J. Marcellino and Hermon Farahi / Producer: P.J. Marcellino and Stuart Henderson / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: P.J. Marcellino / Production companies: Longyearbyen Media / Cause Affects Films / 90th Parallel Productions / Raindance Canada / Western Arctic Moving Pictures / Country: Canada, USA / Genre: Music, Social affairs, Human Rights / Duration: 01:31:27 / Format: One-off (feature); 2 hour special; 3-hour special / Language: English / Year: 2017

Awards and festivals:
Intern. Independent Film Award: 2017 Platinum Winners

Web: http://www.awakedoc.com

Whom will speak my name for the last time

by Guillermo González Stambuk

Chile

Music, Culture, Creation documentaru

00:56:00

Carmelo Bustos, founder of the Orchestra Huambaly and precursor in teaching jazz, yet teaches children lacking opportunities. With the help of his former students who today dedicate their lives to music and who daily live with the teachings of this great teacher and musician, Carmelo to 90 years old, will enter record again in one of the most important studies of Latinoamerica.

Director: Guillermo González Stambuk / Producer: Claudio Leiva Araos / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Claudio Leiva Araos / Production company: dereojo comunicaciones / Country: Chile / Genre: Music, Culture, Creation documentaru / Duration: 00:56:00 / Format: Apple ProRes, Bluray / Language: Spanish / Year: 2017

Awards and festivals:
WIP Labs AntofaDOCS 2015 Award

Web: http://www.dereojo.cl/es/file/quien-pronunciara-por-ultima-vez-mi-nombre/

Women of the Mine

by Loreley Unamuno y Malena Bystrowicz

Argentina, Bolivia

Social Issues, Human Rights, Creation Documentary

01:00:00

Portrait of three women who live and work on the mines of Cerro Rico de Potosí, Bolivia, the emblem of colonial plunder. The work in the mine is only for men and women are the most precarious, perverse and damned link of that system. Three women open their privacy to show us their stories of struggle and resistance.

Director: Loreley Unamuno y Malena Bystrowicz / Producer: Loreley Unamuno y Malena Bystrowicz / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Loreley Unamuno / Production company: Loreley Unamuno / Country: Argentina, Bolivia / Genre: Social Issues, Human Rights, Creation Documentary / Duration: 01:00:00 / Format: Dcp, dvd, mp4 / Language: Spanish / Year: 2015

Awards and festivals:
Winner of 13 International Prizes, some of them are: Best documentary Film Festival dddhh of sucre, bolivia, Best documentary Film Festival and ddhh of BsAs, Argentina. Santiago Alvarez Grand Prix, Best Direction and EITCV Prize at the Santiago Alvarez Festival in Cuba. Special mention of the Jury at the NOIDA India Festival. Rest of the prize can be seen on the documentary website.

Web: https://mujeresdelamina.wordpress.com/

Wounded Night

by Nicolás Rincón

Colombia

Human Rights, Education, Creation Documentary

01:27:00

Blanca and three of her grandchildren live on the borders of Bogota, where they have been displaced by violence. Didier, the eldest, decides to leave her. Blanca does what she can to protect him in the distance and to take care of the two youngest grandchildren, to avoid that they are also lost. In order to do so, it adheres to faith in blessed souls and to the strength of its traditions. Night Wound narrates the struggle of the grandmother who watches over the future of her own.

Director: Nicolás Rincón / Producer: Manuel Ruiz Montealegre / Hector Ulloque Franco / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Manuel Ruiz Montealegre / Production company: Medio de Contencion Producciones / Country: Colombia / Genre: Human Rights, Education, Creation Documentary / Duration: 01:27:00 / Format: DCP / Language: Spanish / Year: 2015

Awards and festivals:
Mention of the jury in Cinéma du Réel. Bronze Heart at International Film Festival The Heart of Slavonia. First Prize MARFICI. Mention of the RISC jury, Marseille. Documentary prize 2015, SCAM. Best Colombian film FICCI 2016. Departure to halls in Colombia March 30 2017.

Web: http://www.campohablado.net
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