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2023 San Sebastián: Lila Avilés, Felipe Galvez, David Zonana & Carolina Markowicz Fill Horizontes Latinos Section

2023 San Sebastián: Lila Avilés, Felipe Galvez, David Zonana & Carolina Markowicz Fill Horizontes Latinos Section

A dozen film titles with items dating back to this year’s Sundance (David Zonana‘s Heroic), Berlinale (Lila AvilesTotem and Tatiana Huezo‘s The Echo) and the Cannes Film Festival (Felipe Galvez‘s The Settlers) will mix it up in the Horizontes Latinos Section of the  San Sebastian International Film Festival (SSIFF, September 22-30). They will go up against the world premieres to The Sleepwalkers‘ Argentinean filmmaker Paula Hernandez‘s latest El Viento Que Arrasa (which will open the section) and Charcoal Brazilian filmmaker Carolina Markowicz‘s Toll which will close the section. Here are the selections:

A Ravaging Wind (Arg-Uruguay) – opening night film – Dir. Paula Hernandez
Toll (Bra-Port) – closing night film – Dir. Carolina Markowicz
Alemania (Arg-Sp) – Dir. Maria Zanetti
Blondi (Arg-Sp-US) – Dir. Dolores Fonzi
Clara Gets Lost In The Woods (Arg) – Dir. Camila Fabbri
The Castle (Arg-Sp-Fr) – Dir. Martin Benchimol
The Echo (Mex-Ger) – Dir. Tatiana Huezo
Heroic (Mex) – Dir. David Zonana
Los Impactados (Arg) – Dir. Lucia Puenzo
The Settlers (Chile-Arg-UK-Tai-Fr-Den-Swe) – Dir. Felipe Galvez
A Strange Path (Bra) – Dir. Guto Parente
Totem (Mex) – Dir. Lila Aviles

Eric Lavallée is the founder, CEO, editor-in-chief, film journalist, and critic at IONCINEMA.com, established in 2000. A regular at Sundance, Cannes, and Venice, Eric holds a BFA in film studies from the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema. In 2013, he served on the narrative competition jury 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 was a New Flesh Juror for Best First Feature at the Fantasia International Film Festival. Current top films for 2023 include The Zone of Interest (Glazer), Inside the Yellow Cocoon Shell (Pham Thien An), Totem (Lila Avilés), La Chimera (Alice Rohrwacher), All Dirt Roads Taste of Salt (Raven Jackson).

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