“THE FICO WILL HAVE A FIRST LEVEL PROGRAM THIS YEAR”
Thus assured members of the Organizing Committee of 4th. Olavarría International Short Film Festival that were responsible for the screening of short films that will participate this year's Official Competition and the different sections out of competition, said the municipal government through the Secretariat for Culture, Education and Tourism.
With significant participation of Spanish short films and the certainty of having made a difficult preselection for the very good quality of the short films received, organizers said that "much good material left out, which on the one hand we are sad, but at the same time, we are very pleased with the call that has had this year's festival. The festival grew exponentially from year to year ". This will allow the festival has an excellent program in its fourth edition.
After the statements were announced the selected short films starting with the local competition. The olavarrienses shorts in competition are: “10 de febrero“, by Juan Pablo Masson; “Consuelo”, by Germán Irazábal; “El héroe”, by Matías Carrión and “Es ahora”, by Martín Estévez. Then, all selected:
Shorts films in official competition
“Copia A”, by Gervasio Rodríguez Traverso and Pablo A. Díaz (Ciudad de Buenos Aires -CABA-, Argentina); “El misterio del pez”, by GiovanniI Macelli (Madrid, Spain); “Juan del Monte”, by Juan Carlos Camardella (Buenos Aires, Argentina); “Pintor de cielos” by Jorge Morais Valle (Galicia, Spain); “Qua”, by Andrés Vidal Alarcón (Madrid, Spain); “Chef”, by Salman Khorshidi and Amir Mohamad Zade (Theran, Iran) and “Homeland”, by Juan de Dios Marfil (Granada, Spain y Praga, Czech Republic).
“Asämara”, by Jon Garaño and Raúl López (San Sebastián, Spain); “Mi Compañero”, by Juan Darío Almagro (Córdoba, Argentina); “Registro”, by Juan Pablo Oliva (Argentina); “Retrato”, by Ignacio Busquier, (Buenos Aires, Argentina); “La presa”, by Jorge Rivero (Mexico city, Mexico); “Yelda, la noche más larga”, by Roberto Lozano Bruna (Spain); “Sólo.. 10 céntimos”, by Ana Teresa Yi Soto (Chiclayo, Peru).
“La ventaja del sicario”, by Luis Moreno Bernardo (Madrid, Spain); “El encargado”, by Sergio Barrejón, (Spain); Tierra, de Txema Uribarri- Mateus (Palma, Spain), “Flat Love”, by Andrés Sanz (Madrid, Spain and New York, USA); “5 recuerdos”, by Oriana Alcaine and Alejandra Márquez (Mexico city, Mexico); “Niño balcón”, by Pilar Palomero (Spain); “Ahate pasa (Pase de patos)”, by Koldo Almandoz (San Sebastián, Spain); “Hranice”, by György Kristóf (Praga, Czech Republic ); “Constitución”, by Ignacio Busquier (CABA, Argentina) y “De Bon Matin (Early morning)”, by Xavier Mauranne (Paris, France).
Shorts films out of competition
“Berbaoc”, by Arteleku (San Sebastián, Spain); “The Raven” by Mariano Cattano, (CABA, Argentina); “La confesión de Saduj”, by Juan José Surace (Mar del Plata, Argentina); “Brazaletes”, by Cristóbal Sobera and Néstor Pérez (Chile); “40 segundos sobre el mar”, by Mariano Gabriel Gila (Tandil, Argentina); “Tabaco Western”, by Pablo Polledri (Buenos Aires, Argentina).
“Mago”, by Enrique Antonio Leal Leal (Spain); “Soy un alma sin ley en el mundo”, by Alejandro González Mouján (CABA, Argentina); “Las remesas”, by Juan Carrascal Ynigo (Spain); “El anciano Peter”, by Iván Golovnev (Ekaterinburg, Russia); “La Interwichi dice: 'Basta de promesas'” by Mariano Raffo and Pablo Valerio (Formosa, Argentina); “Q'Eros. Hombres de alturas”, by Róger Neyra (Perú).
“Amona Putz! (La abuela hinchable)”, by Telmo Esnal (Pasaia, Spain); “El ataque de los robots de nebulosa 5”, by Chema García Ibarra (Alicante, Spain); Ana y Mateo, by Natural Aurora Arpajou (Argentina); “El caso Fátima Revallier”, by Marco Médici (CABA, Argentina); “Una historia en las montañas”, by Diego Lentini (Mendoza, Argentina); “Cinco Minutos para la medianoche”, by Fernando Guillén Cuervo (Spain); “Marisa”, by Nacho Vigalondo (Madrid, Spain); “Escorbo” by Diego Rougier (Argentina/Chile); “No me ama”, by Martín Piroyansky (CABA, Argentina); “Duendes”, by José Mariano Pulfer (Buenos Aires, Argentina); “Claustro Fovia”, by Jesús Palop and Juan de Dios Marfil (Ceuta, Spain); “Él nunca lo haría”, by Anartz Zuazua (Madrid, Spain); “Agente Chuck Barria - MISSION: OLAVARRIA”, by Matias Lojo and Esteban Rojas (CABA, Argentina); “La estrella de Audrey”, by Cristian Hansen (Argentina) y “G-sus not dead”, by Gonzalo Duro (Buenos Aires, Argentina).
It was also announced that the publicity competition was suspended for lack of material. The only film presented - "Típicas razones para no ir a Murcia” by Arturo Artal and Juan Carrascal, from Madrid, Spain- will be exhibited out of competition. On the other hand, it created a non-competitive section for experimental shorts, whose unique language, does not fall within what is traditional fiction. Those selected are:
“Hojas”, by Tomás Luciano Salatino; “Amnio”, by Dolores Vazquez; “De cómo “A” venció al anomal”, by Juan Bobbio; “Del amor, según Stendhal” by Goyo Anchou; “Llegando al cielo”, by María Silvia Esteve and“Échenle sal”, by Sonia Bertotti; all from Argentina.