Young Cinema in Bratislava

t the 17th Bratislava International Film Festival (Slovakia, November 12-17, 2015), the critics jury focussed on the international competition, made up of first and second films. Prize: “Land and Shade” (La tierra y la sombre) by César Augusto Acevedo (Colombia, 2015, DCP, 97 min).

Motivation: “A composed, considered and precise riff on family as the last victim of capitalism, a parasite that destroys the very resources it depends upon.”

Jury members: Michael Pattison, UK (“Tribune Magazine”, “idFilm”), Luca Pellegrini, Italy (“Avvenire”, “Rivista Del Cinematografo”), Robert Pospis, Slovakia (“Radio Devin”, “INBA”, “Pravda”).