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CHAMAN

CHAMAN

LANGUAGES: Spanish | SUBTITLES: English

Genre: Fiction
Running Time: 6:30
Year of production: 2020

SYNOPSIS

Burdened by problems in his relationship, Luis visits a shaman of dubious reputation and agrees to be led into a spiritual trance to discover the truth. Only when he immerses himself in the depths of that journey, he will know the true reason for his misery.

PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION

Production Company: A MAR CINE, CONGO FILMS SCHOOL
Film exports/World sales: Gonella Productions

CAST

Floresmiro Almonacid
Giovanni Gómez
Shery Triana

MAIN CREDITS

Director: Simón Avila Benavides
Screenwriter: Simón Avila Benavides, Julián Mejia
Producer: Carolina Báez, Simón Avila Benavides
Director of Photography: Jaime Patiño
Sound: Shery Triana
Editing: Julián Mejia
Sound Editing: Shery Triana

TECHNICAL DETAILS

Genre: Fiction
Sub-genre: Drama
Language: Spanish
Country of origin: Colombia
Year of production: 2020
Total running time: 6:30
Shooting format: 2K Digital
Color type: Color
Aspect ratio: 16:9
Sound format: Stereo

BIOGRAPHY OF THE DIRECTOR

Simón Avila Benavides (Bolivia, 1992) is a Communication Psychologist who has emphasized his career in audiovisual arts. In 2018 he obtained a scholarship at Congo Films School in Colombia. There he directs 3 short films. The first of them, Temporal (8´) has participated in several international festivals including the Short Film Corner of the Cannes Festival (2019). In addition, he won the "Bolivian Eye" award for best short film at the 15th Bolivian International Human Rights Film Festival. A MAR CINE co-founder, works and collaborates in film projects focused on childhood, memory, nature and identity of Latin American female contexts.