|when:||April 6th - 15th, 2017|
|address:||Lorenzo Carnelli 1311 |
|tel:||+ 598 2 418 5795|
|fax:||+ 598 2 419 4572|
|deadline:||November 10th, 2016|
|entry form:||Regulations and Entry Form on Website|
The International Film Festival of Uruguay aim to create and hold interest in the cinema by introducing worthwhile films to a huge audience, making a positive contribution to the art forms of film and video, and estimulating intelligent film-viewing among the general public.
It aim to present films of merit which might not otherwise be shown in this region, to gain attention and publicity for the films shown and to assist in their wider distribution in this region. It aim to be a frame for meetings and discussions of regional projects of interest and to promote better understanding among people and nations through the film medium.The Festival is organized by Cinemateca Uruguaya, a member of FIAF (Fédération Internationale des Archives du Film), under the sponsorship of the Ministry of Education and Culture, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Tourism and the Municipality of Montevideo. The Festival is independent and prizes shall be granted by a Jury of Critics and by the audience.
The Festival has four sections: a) the International Full Length Films and Shorts Show, b) the International Documentary, Animation and Experimental Film Show, c) the Informative Show and, d) the Espacio Uruguay (devoted to productions of Uruguay). Parallel to these, there will be a monographic show from filmmakers or countries.