Carlos Ospina’s film, collects its first prize in one of the most important stages for cinema worldwide, in the eighteenth version in ‘‘THE FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL DU FILM PANAFRICAIN DE CANNES’’ (FIFP).
The remarkable international circuit that has brought this Colombian work to moviegoers in Germany (Berlin), the United States (New York and Riverside), Brazil (Salvador) and Puerto Rico (San Juan) has had its most recent screening in France (Cannes) in the framework of FIFP, where last Sunday, October 24, during the closing ceremony of the Dikalo 2021 awards – an award granted by the festival -, THE SHADOW OF YOUR SMILE was awarded the special mention of the jury in the fiction short film session.
The fiction category jury made up of President Henri Henriol, Dorothée Audibert-Champenois and Bernad Oheix, personalities with great careers in film, art and culture in Europe, showed their confidence in the quality of the story by granting their special mention to the independent film produced by Studio AYMAC.
The Shadow’s team happily celebrates this recognition of their commitment, work and talent; and it is not for less, Cannes always occupies an important space in the heart of every filmmaker.
The Shadow of Your Smile continues the international circuit with more than 6 official selections and a recognition.
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Making films in the regions is a commitment we have had since the creation of Studio AYMAC over 7 years ago. Today, we can affirm that this journey filled with adventures has allowed us to tell stories in unexplored places, facing unique challenges, and proposing diverse production schemes where the only non-negotiable element is quality, not only in terms of technical equipment but also in the well-being of the filmmakers, safety, and every link in the legal chain.
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.