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 BOTÁNICA presents: EFFNY 

 OPENING NIGHT  Cocktail Party 

MAY 25, 6PM. OPEN TO PUBLIC

BOTANICA

E14- y, Guipuzcoa, Ave La Coruna & Guipuzcoa, Quito 

Join us for some hors d'oeuvres & beer, and meet  filmmakers and actors, as we get ready for a 3rd Ecuadorian Film Festival in New York

PRESENTED BY BOTANICA & SANTANA

 

 PAST EVENT 

VILLAGE EAST CINEMA

181-, 189 2nd Ave, New York

Join us for a cocktail party as we inaugurate the 3rd edition of the Ecuadorian Film Festival in New York, with the film: 'Mi tía Toty'

PRESENTED BY TACO MIX GRILL

JUNE 9, 7:15PM. GET TCKTS
JUNE 9, 8:45PM. GET TCKTS

 PAST EVENT 

FEATURE FILMS

PRESENTED BY CAFÉ VÉLEZ

Mi tía Toty I 1 h 25 m

ENG Subtitles I Directed by León Felipe Troya

MANHATTAN: FRI, JUN 9th, 7:15PM +Cocktail Party TKTS

MANHATTAN: FRI, JUN 9th, 8:45PM +Cocktail Party TKTS

QUEENS: SAT, JUNE 10th, 1:00PM FREE EVENT

PATCHOGUE: MON, JUN 12th, 7:30PM GET TICKETS

Instantánea I 1 h 15 m

QUEENS: SAT, JUN 10th, 11:00AM FREE EVENT

SPRING VALLEY: SUN, JUN 11th, 4:00PM DONATION

BROOKLYN: SAT, JUN 17th, 1:00PM GET TICKETS

Si yo muero primero I 1 h 47 m

ENG Subtitles I Directed by Rodolfo Muñoz

 

QUEENS: SAT, JUN 10th, 3:00PM FREE EVENT

SPRING VALLEY: THU, JUN 15th, 7:30PM DONATION

BROOKLYN: SAT, JUN 17th, 2:45PM GET TICKETS

Alba I 1 h 34 m

ENG Subtitles I Directed by Ana Cristina Barragán

MANHATTAN: SAT, JUN 10th, 7:15PM GET TICKETS

HUNTINGTON: SUN, JUN 11th, 4:00PM GET TICKETS

PELHAM: WED, JUN 14th, 7:30PM GET TICKETS

BROOKLYN: SAT, JUN 17th, 7:30PM GET TICKETS

Sin muertos no hay carnaval I 1 h 40 m

ENG Subtitles I Directed by Sebastián Cordero

MANHATTAN: SAT, JUN 10th, 9:45PM GET TICKETS

PELHAM: TUE, JUN 13th, 7:30PM GET TICKETS

Translúcido I 1 h 26 m

ENG Subtitles I Directed by Leonard Zelig

PELHAM: THU, JUN 15th, 7:30PM GET TICKETS

BROOKLYN: SAT, JUN 17th, 5:00PM GET TICKETS

BROOKLYN: SAT, JUN 17th, 10:00PM +Award Ceremony TKTS

Ecuatorian Shetta I 1 h 00 m

ENG Subtitles I Directed by Daniel Varela

PATCHOGUE: TUE, JUN 13th, 7:30PM TKTS SOON

BROOKLYN: FRI, JUN 16th, 10:15PM GET TICKETS

Aislados I 1 h 15 m

ENG Subtitles I Directed by Marcela Lizcano

BROOKLYN: FRI, JUN 16th, 5:15PM GET TICKETS

Territorio I 1 h 06 m

ENG Subtitles I Directed by Alexandra Cuesta

BROOKLYN: FRI, JUN 16th, 7:45PM GET TICKETS*

QUEENS: SAT, JUN 17th, 1:00PM FREE EVENT*

*DOUBLE FEATURE SCREENING. SCREENED WITH FILM '7 MUROS'

7 Muros I 1 h 15 m

ENG Subtitles I Directed by Daniel Yépez Brito

BROOKLYN: FRI, JUN 16th, 7:45PM GET TICKETS*

QUEENS: SAT, JUN 17th, 1:00PM FREE EVENT*

*DOUBLE FEATURE SCREENING. SCREENED WITH FILM 'TERRITORIO'

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SHORTS PROGRAM

CO-PRESENTED WITH KATRA FILM SERIES

A I 15 m

ENG Subtitles I Directed by Joe Houlberg

MANHATTAN: FRI, JUN 9th, 7:15PM +Cocktail Party TKTS

MANHATTAN: FRI, JUN 9th, 9:45PM +Cocktail Party TKTS

QUEENS: SAT, JUNE 10th, 1:00PM FREE EVENT

PATCHOGUE: MON, JUN 12th, 7:30PM TKTS SOON

Cocolata I 6 m

QUEENS: SAT, JUN 10th, 11:00AM FREE EVENT

SPRING VALLEY: SUN, JUN 11th, 4:00PM TKTS SOON

BROOKLYN: SAT, JUN 17th, 1:00PM GET TICKETS

Crisálida I 17 m

ENG Subtitles I Directed by Julia Silva

QUEENS: SAT, JUN 10th, 3:00PM FREE EVENT

BROOKLYN: SAT, JUN 17th, 2:45PM GET TICKETS

El primo del norte I 20 m

ENG Subtitles I Directed by Andy Arteaga and Andrea Arízaga

MANHATTAN: SAT, JUN 10th, 7:15PM GET TICKETS

HUNTINGTON: SUN, JUN 11th, 4:00PM TKTS SOON

PELHAM: WED, JUN 14th, 7:30PM TKTS SOON

BROOKLYN: SAT, JUN 17th, 7:30PM GET TICKETS

Reconstruyendo esperanzas I 14 m

ENG Subtitles I Directed by Andrea Moncayo

MANHATTAN: SAT, JUN 10th, 9:45PM GET TICKETS

PELHAM: TUE, JUN 13th, 7:30PM TKTS SOON

The Train Leaves Two Towns I 8 m

ENG Subtitles I Directed by Ivan Mora Manzano

PELHAM: THU, JUN 15th, 7:30PM TKTS SOON

BROOKLYN: SAT, JUN 17th, 5:00PM GET TICKETS

The Fare I 25 m

ENG Subtitles I Directed by Santiago Paladines

PATCHOGUE: TUE, JUN 13th, 7:30PM TKTS SOON

BROOKLYN: FRI, JUN 16th, 10:15PM GET TICKETS

Beats de verano I 20 m

ENG Subtitles I Directed by Jairo Fernando Granda

SPRING VALLEY: THU, JUN 15th, 7:30PM SGT DONATION

BROOKLYN: FRI, JUN 16th, 5:15PM GET TICKETS

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JURY 2017

 #EFFNY 

TEAM 2017

Christian Ponce

Festival Director / Co-Founder

Christian Ponce is Co-Founder and Executive Director of Maravilla -a New York-based organization dedicated to raising public awareness of Latin America through film and the arts, Co-founder and Director of the Ecuadorian Film Festival in New York-EFFNY, and the Managing Director of the Venezuelan Film Festival in New York-VEFFNY, and a dedicated arts proponent. 

Nandar Godoy

Festival Co-Founder

Nandar Godoy is the Director and Founder of Make NY, and architectural and design platform, Co-Founder of the Ecuadorian Film Festival in New York and Maravilla's Co-Founder and President. Nandar was born in Quito, Ecuador, where she got her degree in architecture at Universidad San Francisco de Quito, and in 2006 she relocated to New York City, where she studied Interior Design at NYU and Sustainable Interior Environments at the New York School of Interior Design. 

Irene Yibirin

Managing Director

As Founder and Director of the Venezuelan Film Festival (launched in New York City in 2013), Irene Yibirin is a tireless advocate of the arts and their importance in everyday life. Aside from her leadership role at the Venezuelan Film Festival (VEFFNY), where she spearheads the festival’s creative vision and direction, she is also Co-Founder and Director of Development at Maravilla, a New York-based organization dedicated to raising public awareness of South America through film and the arts.

Rafael Barriga

Programming Director

Content curator, film promoter, filmmaker, distributor, critic and author. Directed “Blomberg Secrets” (2014) a documentary feature winner of the DOCTV Latinoamerica Award. Has directed, deviced and programmed several film and music festivals. Co-founded OCHOYMEDIO, an independent and alternative film theatre and cultural center in Quito. He served there, for 12 years, as director of programming. Has written extensively about film, being published in numerous periodicals. Is the author of “Verde, pinton y maduro: los 25 años de El Pobre Diablo” (2016), “De Taitas y de Mamas” (2013), “El tiempo de Alfaro” (2009), “Velasco, retrato de un monarca andino” (2006) and “El ojo del siglo” (1996).  Has produced radio programmes for many years.

Carlos Gutiérrez

Public Relations / Consulting

Carlos A. Gutiérrez is the co-founder and executive director of Cinema Tropical, the New York-based media arts non-profit organization that has become the leading presenter of Latin American cinema in the U.S. As a guest curator and Co-presenter, Gutiérrez has worked in numerous film/video series at different cultural institutions, including The Museum of Modern Art, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, BAMcinématek, El Museo del Barrio, the IFC Center, The Museum of the Moving Image, Lincoln Center and others. 

Carolina Rodas

Community Outreach

Carolina Rodas, Producer, Advertiser, makeup and costume artists. Communications director in Filmarte, producer in "Encuonters with Film" a chain of training, production and distribution of alternative cinema with two feature films, "Santa Elena Bus" and "Here and There" and two documentaries "Sacachún" and "Azuayo".  Communications Coordinator and graphic designer of the magazine Okonomia for the AHK Ecuador. Makeup artist and production assistant for the feature film “Santa Elena by Bus.” Web Designer for the Advertising agency Yagé in 2011. Communications analyst and technical multimedia for the National Secretary of Science and Technology (SENECYT) from 2010-2011. Alternative Events organizer for the International Festival for Experimental Theater FITE Q/G in 2009 and camera assistant in 2008. From 2010 to 2013 she was a field producer for “The Band,” the short film that represents Ecuador in the First Feature Film “CELEBRATION DAY” from ALBA.

Melanie Godoy

Guest Coordinator

Melanie is the co-founder and creative director of Agencia Meraki an events and communications agency located in Ecuador. Melanie's work encompasses project management, event production and corporate communications strategy. Melanie is an innovative and results oriented professional with extensive event management experience within highly competitive international markets. Analytical strategist, collaborative communicator and grand expertise on developing and executing PR and communications campaigns. 

Valeria Cordero

Events Coordinator

Filippo Burbano

Logistics

Maibel Bracho

Box office

Gabriela Pallares

Image / Graphic Design

Carolina Sánchez

Sponsorships