MIRIAM LIES //

Natalia Cabral, Oriol Estrada | 90 min | 2018 | Dominican Republic, Spain

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SYNOPSIS
Miriam anxiously awaits the day of her fifteenth birthday party. Her family can’t wait to meet Jean-Louis, her
Internet boyfriend set to accompany her. But when Miriam sees Jean-Louis for the first time and realizes he’s
black, a quiet middle-class world of good intentions will begin to crumble.

 

Awards

– 44 Huelva Latin American Film Festival – Golden Colon for Best Film.
– 54 Karlovy Vary Internacional Film Festival – Special Mention of the Ecumenical Jury.
– 56 Gijón International Film Festival – ALMA Award for Best Script of Spanish Film
– 40 Havana Film Festival – Sara Gómez Award.
– Punta del Este Film Festival 2019 – Best Director Award (Natalia Cabral and Oriol Estrada)
– Cinélatino, Rencontres de Toulouse 2019 – SFCC French Critics Award
– Sydney Latin American Film Festival 2019 – Best Feature Film
– Guadalajara Construye 2018 – Distribution and marketing award.
– First Cut Ventana Sur 2017 – Sales Agent Award.

FESTIVALS AND EXHIBITIONS
– 54 Karlovy Vary Internacional Film Festival – Official Selection.
– 62 BFI London Film Festival – Journey Section.
– Alice Nellà Città 2018 – Panorama.
– 54 Chicago International Film Festival – Official Selection at New Directors.
– São Paulo International Film Festival – New Directors Competition.
– 56 Gijon Internacional Film Festival – Esbilla and Infants Terribles section.
– 44 Huelva Latin American Film Festival – Official Selection.
– 40 Cairo International Film Festival – Panorama.
– 6th Cine Latino Minneapolis St. Paul Film Festival.
– 20 Filmar en América Latina – Official Selection.
– 40 Havana Film Festival – Official Selection New Films.
– Palm Springs International Film Festival 2019 – World Cinema Now.
– Toronto Black Film Festival – Competition.
– Festival de Cine de Punta del Este – Panorama.
– Bengaluru International Film Festival – World Cinema.
– Festival Internacional de Cine de Cartagena de Indias.
– Portland International Film Festival.
– Festival Internacional de Cine de Guadalajara – Ibero-American Competition.
– Nouveaux Regards Festival d’un autre Cinéma en Caraïbes – Nouveaux regards.
– San Diego Latino Film Festival – Muestra.
– Festival International de Films de Fribourg – New Territory : Haïti, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic.
– Cinélatino, Rencontres de Toulouse – Official Competition.
– Rencontres Cinémas Martinique.
– ¡Viva! Manchester Latin Film Festival.
– Costa Rica International Film Festival.
– Panamá International Film Festival.
– Havana New York Film Festival.
– UCLA Latin American Film Festival.
– Off Camera International Film Festival.
– Afrika Film Festival.
– Latin Wave: New Film from Latin America.
– State University of New York – Department of Modern Languages and Cultures.
– Seattle International Film Festival – Ibero-American Competition.
– DC Caribbean Film Fest.
– Third Horizon Film Festival.
– Festival de Cine de Lima – Competition.
– Sydney Latin American Film Festival.
– Boston Latino International Film Festival.
– Teaneck International Film Festival.

 

PRODUCTION

Faula Films, Mallerich Films Paco Poch

 

INTERNATIONAL SALES

Latido Films

 

SPAIN DISTRIBUTION

Paco Poch Cinema