Friday, June 9, 2023

“La Visita”, written by Jorge Leandro Collas, won the award for best film at the Images de Justice festival in France

Meeting Of George Leandro Colas won the Grand Prix for Best Film in Images of 20º Justice – Documentary Film Festival, which ended on Monday the 14th in Rennes, France. A jury of film and legal professionals awarded an award to the Argentine film, unanimously selected among twelve documentaries from the Netherlands, Denmark, Switzerland, Canada, Israel, Chile, Belgium and France in the competition.

“The film takes us to the borders of the province of Buenos Aires, to the fringes of society, to the fringes of prison, to the wavering border of day and night. Colas sets up his camera with humility, humility and humanity among the women and children who come to visit their imprisoned men on Sundays., At the time of the award, the jury was detailed.

In turn, Jorge Leandro Collas said: “I am very surprised and I want to share this award with the heroes of the film, with whom we keep in close and affectionate contact.”

Produced by Salamanca Cine (Carolina Fernandez), meeting Released in 2019 is a documentary with a script by Jorge Leandro Colas, which revolves around the journey of the inmates of the Sierra Chica prison. Every weekend about 500 women and a few men flock to the town of Sierra Chica, located in Olavarria. They do this to visit inmates from the prison near the city, bringing with them the love, pain, and desire inherent in their stories.

Images of Justice – Documentary Film Festival Developed by Films en Bretagne, an association founded in 1999 that brings together established film and audiovisual professionals in the Brittany region.

Colas participated in the Images of Justice Festival through an agreement with the Argentine Culture in the World program of the Argentine Chancellery.

The following are a sampling of other awards:

ESRA Awards (awarded by the student jury): malvaune tango (France), by Jean-Marc Lacaze.

SPIP35 Prize (awarded by a jury of inmates at Rennes-Vezine Men’s Penitentiary Centre): Leah Tsemel, Attorney (Israel, Canada, Switzerland), by Rachel Leah Jones and Philip Belache.

Audience Award for Best Documentary Short Film: tracing base (Alemannia), Esther Niemeyer

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