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For the first time Tierra del Fuego will host the South Countries Film Festival

The event will take place between 15 and 16 March. This is the International Film Festival of the South, to be held in Ushuaia.


The  International Film Festival of the Countries of the South  (Ficsur) will be held for the first time in  Tierra del Fuego  between 15 and 16 March with the screening of more than 80 films from 20 countries belonging to the southern hemisphere, Télam confirmed official sources linked to the event.

The second edition of Ficsur will be venues to the Fueguino cities of  Ushuaia  and Rio Grande, its thematic focus will be women and will be amadrinated by Argentine actress Julieta Dí az.
The province's secretary of culture, Gonzalo Zamora, said the festival will “enhance” the positioning that Tierra del Fuego seeks as a place suitable for filming within the  film industry .
“ In addition to the competition there will be workshops and talks aimed at people linked to audiovisual production, which we seek to encourage,” Zamora said in official statements.

The Ficsur festival is considered as a “cultural tool to promote the integration of countries from the perspective of the south, within a framework of cooperation, exchange and as a window to the  world ”, explained the organizers.
Participating countries include Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Venezuela, Uruguay, Australia, New Zealand, Egypt and Algeria, as well as guest countries (such as France, Mexico and the United States) whose films will be part of the sections competitive and non-competitive cultural and industrial gathering.

The  festival  was officially presented at the Caras y Caretas Cultural Center in Buenos Aires where the list of participating works was officially reported.
Films from Latin America, Africa and Oceania include 33 Argentines, 8 Brazilians, 6 Chileans and 2 Uruguayans, among other nationalities in the region.

Source: Telam

Publication Date: 12/03/2019

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