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Al Oriente
[ To Oriente ]

1hr 40m I In competition I Spanish (English subtitles)

Directed by José María Avilés

Atahualpa works on the construction of a road leading to the Oriente. There is a rumor In the area of a treasure hidden at the beginning of the colonial era. One afternoon, after Rocío, his girlfriend, has left the city, Atahualpa feels a provocation, a distant call that takes him back a hundred years.

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NOVEMBER 6TH @ 12:00PM

BARRYMORE FILM CENTER
153 E. Main Street, Fort Lee, NJ

Q + A INVITADO FELIPE TROYA

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José María Avilés

José María Avilés was born in Ecuador en 1988. He studied film directing at the Universidad del Cine in Buenos Aires and holds a Master's degree in Creation from Elías Querejeta Cine Eskola in San Sebastián. He directed and wrote the mid-length film, La muerte del maestro (Rotterdam 2018) and the short films, La enorme presencia de los muertos (San Sebastian 2019), Speed Paradise (BAFICI 2015), Conversaciones en el jardín (BAFICI 2014) and Ricchieri (Ciudades Reveladas 2013).