Catalonia guest of honor at the Guadalajara International Film Festival (FICG)
12 March 2018 04:51 PM
The top Latin American celebration for cinema, the Guadalajara International Film Festival (FICG), kicked off on Friday evening in Mexico with Catalonia as a guest of honor. The film ‘Anchor and Hope,’ by Catalan filmmaker Carlos Marqués-Marcet, inaugurated the event, in which seven Catalan productions are bidding for prizes. One of the most successful works by Marqués-Marcet is 10,000 km. Some 30 more pieces coming from the guest country will also be displayed at the event, including ‘Summer 1993,’ by Carla Simón, ‘The Bookshop,’ by Isabel Coixet, among other films, documentaries and short films.