With the twelfth selection forThe Shadow of Your Smile, and the third by Genaro Torres: The Legacy of the Great Marimbero, the Studio AYMAC team will be present in Ecuador as part of the official international short film competition.
The FICC (Cuenca International Film Festival) is one of the pioneers in Ecuador and this year, on its eighteenth birthday, it will take place from October 13 to 18 in the city of Santa Ana de Los Cuatro Ríos in Cuenca. face-to-face, after 2 years of the pandemic.
During the days of the festival, Studio AYMAC, in addition to being part of the selection, will launch the most recent component of its transmedia project Appellation of Origin: Colombian Pacific, Guapi Expedition (Cauca) that has Blogs, Podcasts, Interactive Maps, Photos and involves the short film about Genaro Torres, which will be the main product of this expedition.
Ecuador shares geographical and cultural similarities with Colombia, including its impact on the Pacific Ocean, so we are happy to link, extend, and exhibit this project in sister countries. The FICC with a rigorous selection, directed by Patricio Montaleza, connects academic activity with the training of young audiences around the audiovisual.
Three members of the production company’s team will be in Ecuador to promote these projects and the work that has been carried out in the capital of Valle del Cauca thanks to the Alcaldia de Cali together with Secretaria de Cultura with the call for the Open Window of National Circulation and International that is part of the Call for Cali 2022 Stimulus.
For more information about the programming during the festival visit: http://www.ficc.ec
Having traveled the world for three years, the film shot in the salsa capital will finally premiere next Friday, June 9th, in one of the most emblematic spaces for art and independent cinema exhibitions: La Tertulia Museum’s Cinemateca.
The Shadow arrives in Colombia with awards and recognitions such as Best Director at the Lusca Film Festival in Puerto Rico, Honorable Mention from the Jury at the Festival International Du Film Panafricain in Cannes, Best Actor and Best Film at the Bangalore Short Film Festival in India, and with premieres in renowned venues in France, the United States, Germany, Brazil and Canada.
Guapi Expedition compiles the stories of 4 days of stay in the town and revolves around the search and encounter of Genaro Torres for the production of a documentary about his legacy.