LOS SILENCIOS (2018) Fiction
| 88 Min
| Beatriz Seigner
| Brazil, Colombia, France
A mother displaced from the conflict in Colombia finds refuge for her children in a ghostly island of the Amazons in Brazil. Beatriz Seigner’s film is a poetic story that transcends the boundaries of politics.
Festivals & Awards
Lima Film Festival 2018: Best Screenplay; Special Jury Mention
Stockholm International Film Festival: Impact Award
San Sebastian International Film Festival: Spanish Cooperation Award
40th Festival of New Latin American Cinema of Havana: Best Spanish Contribution in a New Film
Cannes Film Festival: Directors’ Fortnight
Beatriz Seigner is a Brazilian screenwriter and Director. In 2009, she directed Bollywood Dream, the first coproduction between Brazil and India, which has been selected in over 20 international film festivals (Busan, Tokyo, Paris, Los Angeles, São Paulo etc.). Los silencios is her 2nd feature. Beatriz has also directed a documentary, currently in post-production, Between Us, A Secret, about African griots, co-written with Walter Salles, La contadora de películas.