Caporetto, Guardian of the Mountain, the second animated film for boys and girls made in Venezuela, is one of the films that will compete from July 19-25, in the 17th edition of the Venezuelan Film Festival.
The animation, directed by Vivica Baez, tells an ecological story in 3D, defending endangered species from the Venezuelan Andes, and stars Caporetto, an orphaned Frontine bear, due to poaching, who is protected by animals and other characters from the Andes. Nature, who are fighting for their habitat.
Also besides animation, Misión H2O, written by Alvaro Cáceres, Caporetto, is part of 39 works: 29 short films, 6 feature films and 4 documentaries, which this year will be available to the public almost and in person, in Trasnocho Cultural Center of Caracas; Tullio Febres Cordero Cultural Center, Tia Nicota, La Capilania and Hotel La Pedragosa, in Mérida; And through the Cine Mestizo platform, Karina Gomez, the meeting director, reported.
Venezuelan cinema is healthy, it was unbelievable that after a year of the pandemic we have a cinema to show. “There is something for all tastes and for all genders,” he said.
The festival, which honors César Bolivar, Solveig Huguestein, Orlando Andersen and (posthumously) Viktor Cuica and Nicolas Curiel, will sell out head-to-head at the box office in cinemas, while the virtual sample will be free. Either way, tickets will be limited, a press release from ÚN reports.
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