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2021 Sundance Film Festival Predictions: Tatiana Huezo’s Noche de Fuego

2021 Sundance Film Festival Predictions: Tatiana Huezo’s Noche de Fuego

Mexican-Salvadoran filmmaker Tatiana Huezo comes from a docu background however she has been working on her feature debut for a couple of years now. A project that was selected for Sundance Institute’s 2018 Screenwriters Lab and was part of Morelia’s Sundance Lab, Huezo’s Noche de Fuego has benefitted from coin support from the World Cinema Fund, Hubert Bals Fund and was featured at the 2019 Los Cabos Festival.

Gist: In a mountain town, where corn and poppies grow the girls wear boyish haircuts and have hiding places underground to escape the threat of being stolen. Ana and her two best friends grow up together, affirming the bonds of their friendship and discovering what it means to be women in a rural town marked by violence. Their mothers train them to flee death, to escape those who turn them into slaves or ghosts. They create their own impenetrable universe, but one day one of the girls doesn’t make it to her hiding place in time.

Production Co./Producers: Nicolás Celis.

2020 American Film Festival in Poland


U.S. Distributor: Rights Available. The Match Factory.

2020 American Film Festival in Poland

Eric Lavallée is the founder, CEO, editor-in-chief, film journalist and critic at (founded in 2000). Eric is a regular at Sundance, Cannes and TIFF. He has a BFA in Film Studies at the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema. In 2013 he served as a Narrative Competition Jury Member at the SXSW Film Festival. He was an associate producer on Mark Jackson's This Teacher (2018 LA Film Festival, 2018 BFI London). In 2022 he served as a New Flesh Comp for Best First Feature at the 2022 Fantasia Intl. Film Festival. Current top films for 2022 include Tár (Todd Field), All That Breathes (Shaunak Sen), Aftersun (Charlotte Wells).

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