“Candelaria” (Col. 2017) by Johnny Hendrix Hinestroza prized in Venice for the section “Giornate degli autori”

 

VENICE, Italy – Colombian new wave producer-director Jhonny Hendrix Hinestroza’s “Candelaria,” a drama about an elderly couple’s travails during Cuba’s deepened economic crisis in the 1990s, has won the Venice Days Award, the top nod in Venice’s independently run section. The movie’s septuagenarians find their lives changing unexpectedly thanks to a found video camera, which re-ignites their passions. The……

via Venice: Cuba-Set ‘Candelaria’ Wins Top Venice Days Prize — Variety