21:30 HS / Sala B, Nelly Goitiño Auditorium
In a country that lost its ability to organize itself, a group of old amateur referees’ leaders win the elections and decide to make their last move: to update their 90-year-old institution. Reality will hit them hard, but every small struggle they face, will remind us of the importance of collective work.
Director: Lorena Giachino / Producer: Paola Castillo / Production company: Errante Producciones
Country: Chile / Year: 2017 / Duration: 75' / Format: DCPAwards and festivals:
Awards: Best documentary, national competition International Documentary Festival of Santiago, FIDOCS 2017. Festivals: -Selection Latin American Competition BAFICI 2018. -International Documentary Festival of Santiago, FIDOCS 2017. -Selection at International Film Festival of Valdivia, FICValdivia 2017. The project took part in the DocMontevideo’s Pitching.
After the exhibition, open dialog with:
Paola Castillo (Chile). Director and producer of documentary films. She is one of the most prominent producers in her country, with award-winning documentaries such as Allende, my grandfather Allende, winner of Best Documentary at the Cannes Film Festival 2015, El Salvavidas, El Gran Circo Pobre de Timoteo, and 74 m2 among others. Executive Director of Chiledoc, organization responsible for promoting the distribution of Chilean documentaries at local and international level.
Lorena Giachino (Chile) was born in 1972. She is a journalist, director and screenwriter. She has worked around 15 years as an audiovisual producer for Chilean and foreign television. As a film director, her debut was with “Reinalda del Carmen, mi mamá y yo” (Chile, 2006). Her second feature film was “El Gran Circo pobre de Timoteo” (Chile-Argentina 2013). She has been a teacher in the areas of direction and documentary script in various universities.