An old man, in the agony of death, asks his children to cremate his body and scatter the ashes in the sea. Willing to fulfill the last wish of the elderly, as a rite of passage the youngsters unknowingly transgress the traditions of their father. From that moment on the boys will have to assume roles that are not theirs, faced with everyday life.
Welcome to Egypt, land of the Pharaohs. A place steeped in history and legend; Gods and spiritual guides; untold wealth – and the bone-cracking, blood-spilling guardians of its riches. Jack Wells has arrived in Egypt in search of the famous diamond known as The Codex Stone. His journey leads him to the tomb of the cursed King Neferu, cursed not by name but by nature. With his centuries-old slumber disturbed by timeless ...
Directed by: Johnny Tabor
After learning kinetic art in France, Matilde Pérez (1916-2014) returned to Chile in 1961 to practice this trend but found herself ahead of her time. The testimonies of specialists and friends to Matilde generate a provocative speech about a culturally deficient country, narrated through the rescue of the work and the life story of an artist who questioned the established and was condemned to isolation.
Stars: Matilde Pérez
Bolívar was instrumental in Latin America’s struggle for independence from the Spanish Empire, and is today considered one of the most influential politicians and emancipators in American history. Libertador is told from the viewpoint of Bolívar, portrayed by Ramírez, about his quests and epic military campaigns, which covered twice the territory Alexander the Great conquered, and his vision to unify South America.
Directed by: Alberto Arvelo
A 13-year old KID starts a journey along the Venezuelan coast and, in order to survive, he captivates people by constantly reinventing his own story in the mudslide. His true past, however, will gradually become clearer. Ten years ago the mudslide took his mother, now he thinks he can find her. He has a difficult road ahead of him, but there is also a world yet to be discovered.
Directed by: Marité Ugás
El Sistema is a network of childrens and youth orchestras, music centres and workshops in Venezuela, in which more than 250,000 children and young people are currently learning to play an instrument. It was set up over thirty years ago by José Antonio Abreu, who was driven by the utopian vision of a better future. In the dangerous and poverty-stricken shanty towns of Caracas, Abreu lifts children out of poverty through ...
A beautiful seductress draws a man in the midst of a mid-life crisis into a sordid world of drugs, crime, and debauchery. Alejandro is down on his luck. Unemployed and loveless, he falls hard for beautiful Vanessa when fate brings the two together seemingly by chance. But Vanessa's boyfriend is a hit man for the mob, and despite at first feeling swept up in circumstances beyond his control, Alejandro soon realizes that in ...
Directed by: Carlos Daniel Malavé
Una madrugada frente del Cementerio, el trompetista Alirio Guaramato, borracho y nostálgico por la muerte de su mejor amigo, consigue tocar las notas musicales reservadas a los ángeles para la resurrección de los muertos. Alirio sólo toca estas notas unos instantes suficientes para que Antonieta García, quien había muerto a los 85 años, vuelva a la vida con la apariencia de 20. Antonieta buscará una dirección que ...
Directed by: Olegario Barrera
Version of the play "Todo bicho de uña". It tells the story of revenge. The tour of the Andean, for ten years, a young man in search of the rapist and murderer of his mother, takes us into the underworld strata fairs and circuses villagers.
Directed by: Román Chalbaud
Luys Forest is a writer with a political past Falangist, who lives isolated in a coastal town, writing his memoirs (actually rewriting and adapting his autobiography with the times), and brooding over his failed marriage. His sister is worried about him and decides to send his daughter Mariana on how it is. Mariana comes to town and shake the world of Luys stable with free and uninhibited personality. Soon begins a game ...
Claudia Cardinale is Popsy, who double-crosses her older partner Silva (Stanley Baker). Silva has arranged to divert diamonds from a large corporate-run diamond mine in the South American jungle, and Popsy does her “pop” wrong as they are both pursued by police.
Directed by: Jean Herman