March 03 to 12 / Miami (USA)
Miami International Film Festival (MIFF)’s mission is to bridge cultural understanding, encourage artistic development and excellence and broaden horizons by provoking thought through film. MIFF brings the finest new works from established and emerging filmmakers to Miami to foster the vision that film is transformative and engaging for all members of the community.+
March 10 to 19 / Austín (Texas)
Founded in 1987 in Austin, Texas, SXSW is best known for its conference and festivals that celebrate the convergence of the interactive, film, and music industries. The event, an essential destination for global professionals, features sessions, showcases, screenings, exhibitions, and a variety of networking opportunities. SXSW proves that the most unexpected discoveries happen when diverse topics and people come together.+
March 17 to 26 / Toulouse (Francia)+
March 23 to 26 / Nueva York (USA)
FOR MANY YEARS THE FILM INDUSTRY IN COLOMBIA HAS OFTEN LACKED THE RESOURCES TO PRODUCE NATIONAL CINEMA. AMONGST SEVERAL SETBACKS, WAS THE ABSENCE OF A NATIONAL AUDIENCE WHO DEMANDED HOLLYWOOD FILMS. IN RECENT YEARS, COLOMBIA HAS EXPANDED ITS RESOURCES TO SUPPORT FILMMAKERS THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY, SINCE THEN THE NUMBER OF PRODUCTIONS HAS INCREASED DRAMATICALLY.
THE COLOMBIAN FILM FESTIVAL OF NEW YORK WAS FOUNDED BY JUAN CARVAJAL IN 2012, A FILMMAKER FROM CALI, COLOMBIA OTHERWISE KNOWN AS CALIWOOD FOR ITS HISTORY AND TALENT IN FILMMAKING. JUAN NOTICED THE SMALL PRESENCE OF COLOMBIAN CINEMA WHILE VISITING NEW YORK CITY. DETERMINED TO UNIFY THE EXISTING DIASPORA OF THE COUNTRY & NEW YORK COMMUNITY HE SET A GOAL TO CREATE A FESTIVAL DEDICATED TO THE EXHIBITION OF COLOMBIA’S ROOTS AND TALENT. LET’S DISCOVER AND REDISCOVER OUR STORY THROUGH FILM!