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For this edition of Neighboring Scenes, we are pleased to present a selection of Williams’s short films and celebrate the young auteur as he continues to realize his bold, singular vision—featuring the North American premiere of his latest film, Parsi (in collaboration with Mariano Blatt).
Winner of Best Mexican Feature Documentary at the Morelia Film Festival, the third feature film by Spanish-born director Nuria Ibáñez (The Tightrope, The Naked Room) follows Chilo and Omar, who seem to be the only two men on earth. Screening with Paola Buontempo’s The Forces.
A remarkable ensemble of young nonprofessional actors carries Argentine director Iván Fund's lyrical film—an oneiric vision of the apocalypse in which a strange incident has left the adults of a working-class neighborhood in an everlasting slumber. Screening with Luis Alejandro Yero’s The Cemetery Lightens.
Incorporating archival footage recorded during Alfredo Ovando Candia’s military de facto government, home movies, and interviews with relatives, Bolivian filmmaker Mauricio Alfredo Ovando’s debut feature juxtaposes his family's memories of his grandfather with the official history. Screening with Luis Arnías’s Punky Eye.
At 66, Nona lives alone and is recuperating from cataract surgery, while a mysterious fire ravages acres of forest in southern Chile and generates unrest in her otherwise sleepy town. Screening with Benjamín Naishtat’s A Local Kind of God.
In Óscar Catacora’s acclaimed debut feature—the first Peruvian movie shot entirely in the Aymara language—an elderly couple living in a remote part of the Andes faces the challenges of daily life with courage and determination. Screening with Lina Rodriguez’s Before My Eyes.
Ignacio Juricic Merillán’s assured and understated debut feature follows a 54-year-old neighborhood hairdresser who is asked to appear on a TV show about the violent death of her lesbian daughter years earlier. Screening with José Luis Torres Leiva’s Sobre cosas que me han pasado.