San Sebastian Announces Latin American Titles


Eight films from Argentina, three from Brazil, and one from Chile, Colombia, and Mexico, will be competing in the Horizontes Latinos section of the 62nd edition of the San Sebastian Film Festival, it was announced today.

The Argentinean films featured at the Horizontes Latinos section are Matías Lucchesi's Natural Sciences / Ciencias naturales, Matías Piñeiro's The Princess of France / La princesa de Francia, Lisandro Alonso's Jauja, Celina Murga's La tercera orilla / The Third Side of the River, Martín Rejtman's Two Shots Fired / Dos disparos, Juan Martín Hsu's La Salada, Benjamín Naishtat's History of Fear / Historia del miedo, and Diego Lerman's Refugiado.

From Brazil, Gabriel Mascaro's August Winds / Ventos de agosto; Fellipe Barbosa's Casa Grande, and Karim Aïnouz's Futuro Beach / Praia do Futuro. Chile will be represented by Alejandro Fernández Almendras' To Kill a Man / Matar a un hombre, Mexico with Alonso Ruizpalacio's Güeros, and Colombia with Gente de Bien by Franco Lolli.

As it was previously announced, two South American films will be participating in the festival's main competition: the Argentinean film Open Air / Aire libre by Anahí Berneri, and the Chilean film Voiceover / La voz en off by Cristián Jiménez.

The 62nd edition of the San Sebastian Film Festival will take place September 19-27 in Spain.