The 21st Film Festival of the capital of Gran Canaria will offer six feature films in the 'Panorama' section

The 21st Film Festival of the capital of Gran Canaria will offer six feature films in the 'Panorama' section

The program of this film event can be enjoyed at Cinesa Centro Comercial El Muelle, from next April 22

CANARY ISLANDS7 The Gran Canarian palms

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria will offer a collection of exquisite works in the section
Panorama of the
21st edition of its Film Festival. The section "arrives nourished by film mastery and illustrious names" confirms the programmer José Cabrera in the text on the festival chapter referring to titles noted on the festival circuit.

Thus, the Gran Canaria film event will feature the most recent works by authors such as Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Hong Sangsoo, Miguel Gomes, in tandem with Maureen Fazendeiro; Panah Panahi, the team made up of Pietro Marcello, Francesco Munzi and Alice Rohrwacher; and Gaspar Noé, who will visit the city precisely to present Vortex, a film that he showed in Cannes, Mar del Plata and San Sebastián.

The concurrence of these filmmakers and directors such as Panah Panahi, Jadde Khaki, Maureen Fazendeiro (co-responsible for the direction of
Otsoga Diaries which has earned him a directing award, along with Gomes, in Mar del Plata) and the trio of Italian directors Pietro Marcello, Francesco Munzi and Alice Rohrwacher, of which it will be shown
Futurea film selected by Cannes, make this section "an essential part of the Festival", according to Cabrera.

Thus, Panorama will not only show
Vortex by the Franco-Argentine author Gaspar Noé, but will also have the presence of the director, who will also present in theaters
Cinesa El Muelle Shopping Center his latest production, a reflection on death, through the split-screen representation of an elderly couple in decline.

And from the abyss of decrepitude, to the now of three young people who share the routine of the home in the Portuguese
Otsoga Diaries, an inverted diary that goes back in time. The film, awarded in Mar del Plata, has passed through Cannes, Karlovy Vary, Seville and Busan.

Panorama will also show
Memory, a new sensory experience from Apichatpong Weerasethakul. The film has had a long run at festivals. The sounds that surprise Jessica (Tilda Swinton), a Scotswoman in Colombia, lead her to start a journey to the Colombian Amazon in an exploration of memory that goes beyond the personal.

in front of your face/
Dangsin-eolgul-apeseo of the South Korean Hong Sangsoo returns to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, with the secrets kept by a woman who returns to South Korea. The protagonist, who lives in the United States, settles in her sister's house under the pretext of seeing her nephew and with the firm intention of looking at the present: In front of your face.

Panorama will also show
Panah Panahi's debut feature, son of Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi:
Hit the Roa / Jadde Khaki. The best film at the London and Mar del Plata festivals takes as its starting point a family car trip to an uncertain destination.

The sixth film in the Futura selection, by Pietro Marcello, Francesco Munzi and Alice
Rohrwacher, is practically a research work, an idea of ​​the future. Through a series of interviews with young people and adolescents between 15 and 20 years old, the filmmakers share the fears, expectations and desires of Italian youth.

Panorama, like the rest of the Festival program, can be enjoyed at Cinesa Centro Comercial El Muelle,
starting next April 22.

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