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FICCI 58 call for entries

FICCI 58 call for entries

FICCI is proud to announce that submissions are now open for films wishing to enter one of the categories of the Official Selection of the Festival’s 58th edi [...]
FICCI 57 Winners

FICCI 57 Winners

FICCI and Qubit.tv alliance

FICCI and Qubit.tv alliance

Film beyond the theaters

Film beyond the theaters

For the past twenty years, Cine en los Barrios (Cinema in the Neighborhoods) and the non-competitive section El séptimo y otros tres (The Seventh and Three [...]
Three sections with three different perspectives

Three sections with three different perspectives

A selection of full-length films representing different genres and different regions are the center of these three non-competitive sections at FICCI 57
Don‘t Swallow My Heart, Alligator Girl! will close the great Cartagena film fest

Don‘t Swallow My Heart, Alligator Girl! will close the great Cartagena film fest

The film, by Brazilian director, editor and producer Felipe Bragança, premiered this year at Sundance and will be the closing film of the 57th edition of t [...]
Eduardo Coutinho and Éric Rohmer Retrospectives

Eduardo Coutinho and Éric Rohmer Retrospectives

The Cartagena de Indias International Film Festival (FICCI) will pay tribute to two important figures in world cinema with two selections that will take us back [...]
War and Peace at FICCI 57

War and Peace at FICCI 57

The Program, which features eight feature-length films and four short films that focus specifically on armed conflicts and reconciliation processes around the w [...]
FICCI 57 announces new films in Official Selection and participants to PuertoLab – Work in Progress

FICCI 57 announces new films in Official Selection and participants to PuertoLab – Work in Progress

The FICCI unveiled the titles of eight new films, bringing the total to 78 productions in competition, as well as the five feature films that will compete for t [...]
Vincent Cassel to receive tribute

Vincent Cassel to receive tribute

Cassel, who is internationally recognized as one of the most talented and prolific European actors, will be in Cartagena together with five of his films and wil [...]
With this special program, FICCI 57 will be a harbor and a bridge for the cinemas of the Caribbean

With this special program, FICCI 57 will be a harbor and a bridge for the cinemas of the Caribbean

CARIBBEAN CINEMAS: VISIONS OF RUIN, THE SUBMERGED AND THE EMERGING, will present a landscape of productions made in different countries in which the Caribbean i [...]
Tribute to the iconic French actor Denis Lavant

Tribute to the iconic French actor Denis Lavant

A selection of seven of the most important films in which he took part (out of almost a hundred) will be shown throughout the Festival‘s 57th edition, and the [...]
When the Guns Go Silent will open the FICCI‘s 57th edition

When the Guns Go Silent will open the FICCI‘s 57th edition

The documentary feature When the Guns Go Silent will take us on a journey into the complexity of humankind in its most extreme form. Throughout an extraordinary [...]
FICCI presents the films of the 6 sections of its Official Competition

FICCI presents the films of the 6 sections of its Official Competition

The Official Selection consists of ten films in the Fiction section, ten in the Documentary section, eight in the Colombian Film section, 23 shorts in the Short [...]
Documentary and Film Criticism Workshop

Documentary and Film Criticism Workshop

Selected participants
FICCI artistic director will be on the jury of the International Film Festival Rotterdam

FICCI artistic director will be on the jury of the International Film Festival Rotterdam

Diana Bustamante, considered a fundamental pillar of recent Colombian cinema, the filmmaker will be a member of the jury of the Official Selection during the 46 [...]
#FICCItetoca rediscovers our India Catalina with the official poster for its 57th edition

#FICCItetoca rediscovers our India Catalina with the official poster for its 57th edition

The 57th edition of the Cartagena International Film Festival (FICCI) unveils its official image with the India Catalina at its center
Gemas. The following are some of the films that will shine in Cartagena

Gemas. The following are some of the films that will shine in Cartagena

These films will dazzle the audience with their exceptional artistic merit and the clarity with which they examine history, tradition and contemporary society. [...]
 	 Thai film director Apichatpong Weerasethakul will receive a special tribute in the upcoming edition of the FICCI

Thai film director Apichatpong Weerasethakul will receive a special tribute in the upcoming edition of the FICCI

Apichatpong Weerasethakul, the filmmaker of the impossible whose films are intimately connected to visual arts, will be in Cartagena between the 1st and 6th of [...]
PUERTO FICCI: applications Documentary and Film Criticism Workshop

PUERTO FICCI: applications Documentary and Film Criticism Workshop

The applications are now open for those interested in attending the Documentary Film Workshops and the Film Criticism and Journalism Workshop that will take pla [...]
FICCI invited to see the best world cinema in Venice Sala Web

FICCI invited to see the best world cinema in Venice Sala Web

Call 2017

Call 2017

FICCI‘s 57th edition, which will be held next March 1st - 6th 2016, opens its call for its official competitive sections. Submissions will be accepted until N [...]
WINNERS in all categories

WINNERS in all categories

Puerto FICCI 2016 winners

Puerto FICCI 2016 winners

El rey del Once to Bring FICCI 56 to a Regal Close

El rey del Once to Bring FICCI 56 to a Regal Close

Considered by many one of Argentinean director and producer Daniel Burman‘s best films yet, El rey del Once, which made its world premiere at the Berlin Festi [...]
Volkswagen

Volkswagen

Midnight Movies, FICCI at its Most Provocative

Midnight Movies, FICCI at its Most Provocative

FICCI 56 brings its more audacious audiences a special Midnight Movie Program featuring four films whose controversial stories, characters and images are guaran [...]
Gaspar Noé will be an honor guest of #EleganteFICCI56

Gaspar Noé will be an honor guest of #EleganteFICCI56

The argentinian ”enfant terrible” placed in France, who in these days confirmed the launch of his last film, Love, in colombian screens, will be one of the [...]
FICCI Reaches Out to Wider Audience with Neighborhood Cinema Program

FICCI Reaches Out to Wider Audience with Neighborhood Cinema Program

For the last 15 years, FICCI‘s Neighborhood Cinema initiative has been making the seventh art accessible to communities in Cartagena and the Department of Bol [...]
FICCI56 to Feature Retrospective of the Works of Sharunas Bartas, the Portraitist of Lithuania

FICCI56 to Feature Retrospective of the Works of Sharunas Bartas, the Portraitist of Lithuania

His poetic, thought-provoking style, the depth and mystique of his characters and his desolate backdrops make the films of Sharunas Bartas at once an experience [...]
FICCI 56 Marks Sixth Edition of Salon FICCI

FICCI 56 Marks Sixth Edition of Salon FICCI

To give audiences an overview of new trends in the film industry and the course it is taking, FICCI 56 has organized a series of events with the participation o [...]
Ciro Guerra will be giving an intensive workshop at Cartagena International Film Festival -FICCI-

Ciro Guerra will be giving an intensive workshop at Cartagena International Film Festival -FICCI-

The director of The Embrace of the Serpent, Oscar nominated film, will offer a master class to the filmmakers attending the festival.
The More the Merrier! Introducing the Films Dancing in the Galas and Cinema Under the Stars Sections of FICCI 56

The More the Merrier! Introducing the Films Dancing in the Galas and Cinema Under the Stars Sections of FICCI 56

The Cartagena International Film Festival (FICCI) is pleased to announce the films that will be exhibited this year in the Cinema Under the Stars and Galas sect [...]
Puerto FICCI Announces Projects Selected for PuertoLab, the Transmedia Documentary Workshop and the Film Criticism and Journalism Workshop

Puerto FICCI Announces Projects Selected for PuertoLab, the Transmedia Documentary Workshop and the Film Criticism and Journalism Workshop

The Cartagena International Film Festival (FICCI) has revealed the projects and participants selected for the various initiatives that make up Puerto FICCI, a f [...]
The Seventh and Three Others, where the Arts Dance Together at FICCI

The Seventh and Three Others, where the Arts Dance Together at FICCI

The Seventh and Three Others is where the arts come together at the Cartagena International Film Festival (FICCI); the place where cinema transcends its own fro [...]
FICCI 56 Reveals the Films that Will Be Dancing for Trophies in its Official Ball

FICCI 56 Reveals the Films that Will Be Dancing for Trophies in its Official Ball

The Cartagena International Film Festival (FICCI) has announced the films that will be competing in the official sections of this year‘s festival, which will [...]
FICCI 56 Pays Tribute to Susan Sarandon

FICCI 56 Pays Tribute to Susan Sarandon

The Cartagena International Film Festival (FICCI) is pleased to welcome one of the most outstanding actresses of our times as its guest of honor this year. Susa [...]
Los Nadie to Open FICCI 56

Los Nadie to Open FICCI 56

This year the Cartagena International Film Festival (FICCI) celebrates the history and accomplishments of Colombian cinema following a very successful year on t [...]
FICCI 56 Poster Celebrates Colombian Cinema THE DANCE CONTINUES…

FICCI 56 Poster Celebrates Colombian Cinema THE DANCE CONTINUES…

The past comes to life again in the poster for the 56th edition of the Cartagena International Film Festival (FICCI), which features Vicky Hernández dancin [...]
PUERTO FICCI

PUERTO FICCI

The Gems that Will Shine at FICCI 56

The Gems that Will Shine at FICCI 56

The 10 films competing in the Gems section of the 56th Cartagena International Film Festival (FICCI) this March include recent productions by directors of the s [...]
Luis Ospina, First Colombian Director to be Paid Tribute at FICCI

Luis Ospina, First Colombian Director to be Paid Tribute at FICCI

Luis Ospina, First Colombian Director to be Paid Tribute at FICCI The 56th edition of the Cartagena International Film Festival (FICCI) will be the first [...]
FICCI 56 Boasts Exclusive Jury Members

FICCI 56 Boasts Exclusive Jury Members

Prominent members of the international film industry will make up the juries whose task it will be to decide which of the 100 or so films competing in the vario [...]
FICCI 56 Pays Tribute to Filipino Director Brillante Mendoza

FICCI 56 Pays Tribute to Filipino Director Brillante Mendoza

The 56th edition of the Cartagena International Film Festival (FICCI) will take place on March 2-7 and will feature a tribute to Brillante Mendoza, one of the m [...]
FICCI 56 Announces Opening of Applications for Documentary Workshop and Film Journalism and Criticism Workshop

FICCI 56 Announces Opening of Applications for Documentary Workshop and Film Journalism and Criticism Workshop

Thanks to the joint efforts of the Cartagena International Film Festival (FICCI), Encuentros Cartagena, the Ministry of Culture’s Film Department, Proimá [...]
PUERTO FICCI

PUERTO FICCI

Register today for FICCI 56 Accreditation

Register today for FICCI 56 Accreditation

As of today, you can register online for the 56th Cartagena International Film Festival (FICCI). Simply log on to www.ficcifestival.com to enjoy the best of the [...]
PuertoLab Call for entries

PuertoLab Call for entries

Cartagena International Film Festival launches the second edition of PuertoLab (Work in Progress)
Submmisions 2016

Submmisions 2016

FICCI‘s 56th edition, which will be held next March 2nd - 7th 2016, opens its call for its official competitive sections. Submissions will be accepted until D [...]
Winners #InolvidableFICCI55

Winners #InolvidableFICCI55

Winners 55th International Film Festival of Cartagena de Indias FICCI
´FICCI Itinerante´

´FICCI Itinerante´

After the unforgettable 55th edition of the Cartagena of India Film Festival the FICCI begins a tour at Bogotá, Medellín, Cali and Bucaramanga.
PuertoLab Winners

PuertoLab Winners

Thanks to the good quality of the works, the jury decided to award a ex aequo prize between two of the five projects involved. These films will have an award f [...]
Salon FICCI 5TH edition

Salon FICCI 5TH edition

Darren Aronofsky, Kim Ki-duk, Pablo Trapero, Raymond Depardon and Colombia‘s Rodrigo Garcia Barcha are just some of the internationally renowned filmmakers wh [...]

Special Sections

Special Sections

The special sections of FICCI 55 —Cinema Under the Stars, Midnight Movies and Galas— will feature one-of-a-kind films that give us a fresh, unique o [...]
Last Days in the Desert

Last Days in the Desert

Colombia‘s most prestigious film festival will come to a close with the Latin American premiere of Last Days in the Desert, Rodrigo García Barcha‘s mos [...]
Pablo Trapero and Kim Ki-duk

Pablo Trapero and Kim Ki-duk

FICCI 55 will be paying homage to Kim Ki-duk, a leading exponent of progressive South Korea film, and Pablo Trapero, who jump-started the New Argentine Cinema m [...]
Meeting of arts in # InolvidableFICCI55

Meeting of arts in # InolvidableFICCI55

The Cartagena International Film Festival (FICCI) continues celebrating the coming together of the arts with five works that blur the boundaries between film, m [...]
Darren Aronofsky

Darren Aronofsky

FICCI 55 pays tribute to one of the most fearless directors of American cinema, a man who served as jury president of the Berlinale this year and who has brough [...]
Raymond Depardon with a Retrospective

Raymond Depardon with a Retrospective

This year the Cartagena International Film Festival (FICCI) will be screening nine documentaries by French filmmaker and photographer Raymond Depardon as part o [...]
Perseverance and cultural management

Perseverance and cultural management

The Cartagena International Film Festival (FICCI) is an example of perseverance and cultural management, seeking as it does to reinvent itself and raise the bar [...]
Jury

Jury

We‘ve already announced the films that will be competing in the various sections of this year‘s FICCI. Now it‘s time to meet the jurors who will have the [...]
Official Selection

Official Selection

A total of 12 films have been selected to participate in the Official Fiction Competition of the 55th Cartagena International Film Festival (FICCI), ten in the [...]
Puerto Lab

Puerto Lab

En total se inscribieron 87 películas de documental y ficción, de casi todos los países de América Latina y dos provenientes de España. [...]
Puerto FICCI

Puerto FICCI

The Cartagena International Film Festival (FICCI) is more committed than ever to promoting Latin American film, as evidenced by PUERTO FICCI, an initiative made [...]
Gems

Gems

FICCI 55 brings audiences the most recent films by the great maestros of world cinema and a pick of the award-winning productions of 2014 and 2015. Diverse as f [...]
New Creators

New Creators

The Nuevos Creadores (New Creators) section of FICCI 55 will be comprised of 13 short films by university students. It will also be a chance for audiences to se [...]
New spaces projection

New spaces projection

Featuring a full program of 60 Colombian short films from 15 countries, as well as films suitable for the whole family, this year our Neighborhood Film initiati [...]
Call Puerto Lab (Work in Progress)

Call Puerto Lab (Work in Progress)

PuertoLab is an initiative of the Cartagena International Film Festival (FICCI 55) to promote directors as part of its commitment to supporting Ibero-American f [...]
Retrospectives thought in Gabo

Retrospectives thought in Gabo

During the plague of amnesia, José Arcadio Buendía, one of García Márquez‘ most memorable characters, marked every object in Macondo to re [...]
Prográmate con el FICCI descarga catalogo y programación

Prográmate con el FICCI descarga catalogo y programación

#BrillaFICCI54 presenta su programación
FICCI 54 UNVEILS ITS FINAL SECTIONS

FICCI 54 UNVEILS ITS FINAL SECTIONS

The International Film Festival of Cartagena de Indias finalized unveiling its program (except the Closing Night film). Final sections include: Special Presenta [...]
Prominent international media industry professionals at Salón FICCI

Prominent international media industry professionals at Salón FICCI

Acclaimed filmmakers, screenwriters, producers, actors and other film industry professionals, including prominent names in world cinema such as Abbas Kiarostami [...]
FICCI LAUNCHES ITS TRAILER

FICCI LAUNCHES ITS TRAILER

Continuing with the theme of effervescence, embodied in this year‘s image, the International Film Festival of Cartagena de Indias (FICCI) invites all eyes to [...]
JOHN SAYLES RETROSPECTIVE: AN AMERICAN INDEPENDENT CINEMA ICON

JOHN SAYLES RETROSPECTIVE: AN AMERICAN INDEPENDENT CINEMA ICON

Two time, Oscar-nominated American actor, director and screenwriter John Sayles will be at the 54th FICCI along with the very best of his films and will be part [...]
FICCI 54 PAYS TRIBUTE TO BRITISH ACTOR CLIVE OWEN

FICCI 54 PAYS TRIBUTE TO BRITISH ACTOR CLIVE OWEN

The multifaceted and versatile actor Clive Owen, will be a guest of honor at the 54th international Film Festival of Cartagena de Indias (FICCI)
Últimos 5 días para adquirir tú acreditación con descuento (Spanish only)

Últimos 5 días para adquirir tú acreditación con descuento (Spanish only)

Trae tus ojos al FICCI
Encuentros Cartagena 2014 (Spanish)

Encuentros Cartagena 2014 (Spanish)

Desde hace 9 años Encuentros Cartagena viene posicionándose como un espacio de formación y promoción del cine local en el marco del Festival [...]
ALEJANDRO GONZÁLEZ IÑÁRRITU TRIBUTE AT FICCI

ALEJANDRO GONZÁLEZ IÑÁRRITU TRIBUTE AT FICCI

Leader of the recent Mexican Cinema Renaissance, Alejandro González Iñárritu, one of the most prestigious directors in Mexican history, will rece [...]
FICCI 54 PRESENTS ITS OFFICIAL COMPETITION

FICCI 54 PRESENTS ITS OFFICIAL COMPETITION

A total of 12 films in the Official Dramatic Competition, 12 in the Official Documentary Competition and 12 in the Colombian Official Competition (previously kn [...]
Retrospectives of The Italian Comedy and Dunav Kuzmanich at the 54th FICCI

Retrospectives of The Italian Comedy and Dunav Kuzmanich at the 54th FICCI

The 54th International Film Festival of Cartagena de Indias (FICCI) presents as part of its Retrospectives Section, an homage to the Chilean with a Colombian he [...]
FICCI Announces Short Film Competition and Nuevos Creadores Selections

FICCI Announces Short Film Competition and Nuevos Creadores Selections

This year‘s official Short Films competition at the International Film Festival of Cartagena de Indias (FICCI) will consist of 18 films. The Nuevos Creadores [...]
54 FICCI will open to the rhythm of salsa with Ciudad Delirio

54 FICCI will open to the rhythm of salsa with Ciudad Delirio

On its opening night, FICCI is placing its bet on Colombian cinema with the global premiere of a musical romantic comedy co-produced by 64-A Films (Colombia) an [...]
These are the 13 films that will sparkle in FICCI‘s GEMS Section

These are the 13 films that will sparkle in FICCI‘s GEMS Section

FICCI surveys the international cinema circuit to identify recent works from the masters of cinema and the stand-out films of the year
FICCI RELEASES THE OFFICIAL POSTER FOR ITS 54TH EDITION

FICCI RELEASES THE OFFICIAL POSTER FOR ITS 54TH EDITION

Plenty of water, the search for light and the efervescence of Colombian cinema today are all part of the 54th International Film Festival of Cartagena‘s offic [...]
FICCI 54 will feature a complete retrospective of Pawel Pawlikowski

FICCI 54 will feature a complete retrospective of Pawel Pawlikowski

The great Polish director Pawel Pawlikowski will be part of FICCI 54 with the South American premiere of his film Ida, one of 2014‘s most promising films
Abbas Kiarostami at FICCI 54

Abbas Kiarostami at FICCI 54

In addition to a retrospective of his work, the renown director of Taste of Cherry will give a Master Class in Cartagena
Abierta Convocatoria para ENCUENTROS CARTAGENA (Spanish)

Abierta Convocatoria para ENCUENTROS CARTAGENA (Spanish)

Hasta el próximo 06 de noviembre es el plazo máximo para la recepción de aplicaciones en las cuatro modalidades disponibles en los eventos de for [...]
Submissions Open for the 54th Edition of FICCI

Submissions Open for the 54th Edition of FICCI

The 54th edition of FICCI will take place on March 13-19, 2014. Submissions deadline is Tuesday, October 22, 2013.