JUNIOR EXHIBITOR FICCI 57- PUERTO FICCI
Location: Spanish Cooperation Training Center, Cartagena de Indias.
The Cartagena de Indias International Film Festival - FICCI - is an international cultural film space that has been held since 1959 in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia. The festival was held in 2017 from March 1- 6 and had more than 160 films from different countries in its repertoire.
The festival is held annually by the Film Festival Corporation of Cartagena, awarding the statuette India Catalina to the best of Ibero-American cinema being the only festival in the region that holds the specialized competitive character for Latin American cinema, a condition that was granted by The International Federation of Film Producers' Associations.
Around 167 films are screened at the festival, some of which have their world premiere during the event. The winners are chosen by an international jury. The festival also makes special awards for Colombian cinema and television, the latter since 1984 and in 2007 the number of award-winning categories increased by 19. It also has a competition of Latin
American short films and video of young Colombian creators.
The competitive sections of the festival are one of the main windows for the exhibition and circulation of cinema in the continent. Additionally, the festival has shown a great commitment to the promotion of cinema made in Colombia, launching and supporting films that have their world or Latin American premiere at the event.
More info at http://ficcifestival.com/