Apichatpong Weerasethakul interview with Gonzalo Escobar Mora in Colombia

Cartegena Film Festival recently held a retrospective of the work of Bistrik7's film.factory teacher and mentor Apichatpong Weerasethakul. Gonzalo Escobar Mora, who was also screening work in the festival, took the opportunity to catch up with him and also filmed an interview with him for Fandor.

Here it is:



Stefan Malešević NEWS - screenings and development

STEFAN MALEŠEVIĆ's feature-length documentary, GORA, will be screened at the BelDocs festival in Belgrade in May.

Stefan is also developing his next two documentary projects - 'Gone with the Southern Wind', about the rise and fall of the most popular Yugoslav band, called the Southern Wind (Južni Vetar) - and a film about the peculiar Bektashi Islamic sect in Macedonia and Albania.

Graeme Cole's "Amateri" to premiere at Kino Klub Split 65th Birthday Celebration

Mr Cole's latest picture, Amateri, or The Lost Innocents, will premiere at Kino Klub Split in Croatia as part of the cineclub's 65th Anniversary celebrations.

The video was made in collaboration with the Klub during his artistic residency in April-May 2016, and is inspired by the club's specific history and the culture of the Kino Klubs of the region of the former Yugoslavia in general.

A selection of films made by the students of the Institute's roaming art school, Unfound Peoples Videotechnic, will also play.

EVENT: Amateri at Smotra Vi – 65 Godina Kino Kluba Split
WHERE: Kino Klub Split, Ulica slobode 28, 21000 Split
WHEN: Friday, 24th March 2017, 19.00
COST: Free


Pilar Palomero's film, the night of all things, playing at festivals....

Pilar Palomero's film, The Night of all things, will we playing in the following festivals (in march and april): 

Lucca Film Festival (Italy)
Philosophical Film Festival (Macedonia)
부산국제단편영화제 Busan International Short Film Festival (Corea)
Euregion Shorts (Netherlands)

watch the trailer:


Gonzalo Escobar Mora's 'pool version' screens FICCI Cartagena

Gonzalo Escobar Mora's short film (a Bosnian/Colombian co-production) POOL VERSION screens this week in South America's oldest film festival, FICCI, in Cartagena Colombia.

Info and screenings: https://tinyurl.com/zr4ycur

The festival is also paying tribute to one of our film.factory teachers/mentors, Apichatpong Weerasethakul (http://www.kickthemachine.com): http://ficcifestival.com/pelicula.php?p=XG3C6fwmZmJn9egB1nwASvgCXG3C6fwm


Epizoda ? in competition at L'Alternativa, Barcelona

Epizoda ?, the first film.factory movie from Graeme Cole, will continue its festival run at L'Alternativa next week, where it has been selected to play in competition.

EVENT: Epizoda ? at L'Alternativa, 23rd Barcelona Independent Film Festival
PROGRAM: Shorts 3
WHERE: Auditorium, CCCB, Carrer de Montalegre, 5, 08001 Barcelona
WHEN: Thursday, 17th November 2016, 19.15; Sunday, 20th November 2016, 16.45
COST: Enquire at venue.
NOTES: Mr Cole will be present for the first screening.


Triple Bill of Bistrik 7 Films at Rencontres Bandits-Mages, Bourges

Graeme Cole's film.factory debut Epizoda ? has been selected to Rencontres Bandits-Mages in central France, where it will have its world premiere on 7th November, 2016.

Mr Cole was invited to complete a carte blance of films meeting the festival's themes, so his own movie will be complemented by Kaori Oda's Thus A Noise Speaks and Ghazi Alqudcy's My Parents Are Animals - made by fellow Bistrik 7 filmmakers, albeit before their film.factory days.

Gonzalo Escobar Mora mounts his installation 'de-formas' in Bogotá

In October, Gonzalo Escobar Mora presents his video installation 'de-formas' during the arts and music festival, Pa Ke No Toke Lo Peor, in Bogotá Colombia.

Artist's Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/gonzaloescobarmora

Festival: https://issuu.com/pakenotokelopeor/docs/programacio__n_pakenotokelopeor_201

Mostra Internacional de Cinema em São Paulo selects 'How I fell in love with Eva Ras'

Andre Gil Mata's feature film 'How I fell in love with Eva Ras' (KAKO SAM SE ZALJUBIO U EVU RAS) will have its South American Premiere at the Mostra Internacional de Cinema em São Paulo

Programme: http://40.mostra.org/br/filme/8790-COMO-ME-APAIXONEI-POR-EVA-RAS

Trailer: https://vimeo.com/170933567

Production Company: http://www.crim-productions.com/fiction/kako-sam-se-zaljubio-u-evu-ras/

Morelia Film Festival screening and presentation

DOBRO, Marta Hernaiz-Pidal's short film will be shown on the 24 and 25 of October at Morelia Film Festival, one of the most recognized film festivals in México.

Marta will also present a preview 'work in progress' of her debut feature film, 'The Chaotic life of Nada', as part of Impulso Morelia, which aims to find completion funds for projects in post-production: http://moreliafilmfest.com/resultados-de-impulso-morelia-2…/


More screenings of Marta Hernaiz-Pidal's DOBRO

Marta Hernaiz-Pidal's short film DOBRO had its USA premiere at New York Film Festival in October as part of the Emerging Filmmakers Showcase, this narrative program features seven unique films from seven countries in six different languages.

DOBRO is also part of the official competition at Film Femmes Mediterranean in MARSEILLE http://www.films-femmes-med.org/

And is in oficial selection of Festival du Court Métrage Méditerranéen: http://www.ccm.ma/14fcmmt/programtg4.html