WITH THE FILM “THE ONE”, DIRECTOR JUAN S. MESA OPENS FICCI 2016.
PRESIDENT JUAN MANUEL SANTOS WAS PRESENT AT OPENING CEREMONY.
The opening ceremony of the International Film Festival of Cartagena (FICCI) premiered Wednesday evening at Julio Cesar Turbay Ayala Convention Center. It was attended by both the President of the Republic, Juan Manuel Santos, and the Minister of Culture, Mariana Garces Cordoba.
This opening was also the premiere of the film ‘The Nobody’. This represents the sixth consecutive year that the festival has bet on a Colombian production for the opening film. With the support of the Film Development Fund, this film is the debut of Antiochian director Juan Sebastian Mesa. It is a touching story about the imminence of a journey, full of music, youth and experimentation.
WRITER OF THE EMBRACE OF THE SNAKE DEBUTED AT FICCI.
Colombian director Jacques Toylemonde, screenwriter of the recent success of the Colombian cinema, the Oscar-nominated “Embrace of the Serpent”, was nominated for best foreign film.