Studio AYMAC’s projects continue to make headlines thanks to their time at festivals around the world. Now the turn is for the documentary short film GENARO TORRES: THE LEGACY OF THE GREAT MARIMBERO, debut feature by the actor, co-founder and creative director of the house, Gustavo Angarita Jr., who won an award at the Cali 2021 Stimuli for the production of this work.
GENARO TORRES, is a man who has lived at the service of traditional music and marimba maker; this character lives in a village near Guapi, Cauca called Sansón, who between anecdotes and laughter shares his ancestral knowledge to whoever visits him.
With its simple and authentic character, this observation work is one of the first products designed for the big screen format of the APPELLATION OF ORIGIN COLOMBIAN PACIFIC transmedia and is part of Guapi Expedition, the second season of the Expeditions format. Buenaventura Expedition, the first season of the format, is available on our website for free.
The Africa World Film Festival AWDFF, which celebrates its fourteenth itinerant version in San Diego, California, is part of the circuit of the most important festivals for documentaries and the African diaspora. Committed to promoting the knowledge, life, and culture of the peoples of Africa in the world, this film event has chosen the story of GENARO TORRES to be part of this meticulous selection. The premiere will be this March 3rd and 4th at 7 pm – 10 pm LA time.
More than 250 years have passed since the arrival of the African ancestors to the Pacific territory, where the cultural influence remains visible in the territories of their descendants and this product reflects part of that legacy. This is a more than appropriate and desired start to the festival circuit for Genaro, the legacy of the great Marimbero-
Don’t miss the launch of the GUAPI EXPEDITION 2021 very soon.
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Studio AYMAC together with the Costa Rican production company JUNGLE FILMS, received the co-development award for the development of their documentary project LIBERTAD ARROLLADORA -Overwhelming Freedom-, Mike Leitón’s debut feature.
With Over 6 nominations, an honorable mention in Cannes and the award for Best Director in Puerto Rico, The Shadow of Your Smile will be screened for the third time in the United States and for the first time in Italy. America and Europe have opened the doors to director Carlos Ospina’s experimental narrative, and these new nominations are the sample.
The Shadow of Your Smile continues to make people talk, this time, by winning the Best Short Film Director award at the ‘‘ LUSCA FANTASTIC FILM FESTIVAL ’’, one of the most important genre festivals in the world.