March 01 to 06 / Cartagena (Bolívar)
This is the oldest festival in Latin America. It has a competitive nature specialized Latin American cinema, a condition that gave the International Federation of Film Producers FIAPF. It also has a special prize for Colombian film and TV. It also has competition from Latin American short video of young Colombian artists.
Dirección: Baluarte de San Francisco Javier, Calle San Juan de Dios, Cartagena
Teléfonos: (5) 6642345 Fax: (5) 6601037
March 09 to 19 / Barranquilla (Atlántico)
Barranquilla, port city and host of Colombia's most important carnival, has always had a strong sense of culture and love of interchanging realities, making it the ideal setting to host an international film festival. FICBAQ was born with the firm intention of reviving the close relationship that has always existed between Barranquilla, a pioneer in Colombia's film industry, and the cinema. FICBAQ, a new space for discussion and reflection on Latin American cinema, has placed Barranquilla on the world cinema map.+