Tag Archives: Guarani

Federico Adorno – Boreal (2022)

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Benjamín is finding it hard to adapt to his job and starts behaving erratically—he anxiously awaits the return of the Mennonite leader, but the wait is long. When he finally appears, he says that they must stay on for longer to continue putting up the wire fencing, but Benjamín objects. Read More »

Paz Encina – Hamaca paraguaya AKA Paraguayan Hammock (2006)

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Set in 1935, a couple of aged smallholders are waiting for their son, for rain, for better days.

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Paz Encina was born in Asunción, Paraguay and earned her M.A. from the Universidad del Cine in Buenos Aires. She has directed several award-winning short films, including La Siesta (97), Los Encantos del Jazmín (98) and Supe que Estabas Triste (01). Hamaca Paraguaya (06) is her feature directorial debut. She has won FIPRESCI Prize At Cannes Film Festival In 2006 for this film. Read More »