Tunisia hosts Venezuelan Film Week, Jan. 26-29

part of the celebration of the 126th anniversary of Venezuelan cinema, the Embassy of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela to Tunisia, in coordination with the Tunisian Film Library, will organise the Venezuelan Film Week on January 26-29 in the Culture City.

Venezuelan filmmaker Atahualpa Lichy will be present for the film debates.

From 1969 to 1975, Lichy participated in the creation and organisation of the Directors’ Fortnight at the Cannes Film Festival.

At the same time, he directed more than sixty short films for cinema and television and organised numerous festivals. In August 1989, he shot his first feature film “RIO NEGRO” in his native country.

The five films selected for screening with French subtitles (except Jerico, which has English subtitles) are “the mystery of the lagoons,” “Rio Negro,” “What a mess Bromelia is,” “Nostalgic for the future” and “Jerico.”

Source: Tap News Agency