SANFIC Industria - Santiago International Film Festival

SANFIC Industria is an industry space for the development and promotion of national and ibero-american cinema taking place during the Santiago International Film Festival, one of the leading festivals in the region. SANFIC welcomes both film and series projects in-development and also work-in-progress projects. The 10th SANFIC Industria will take place in Santiago in the second term of 2021.

📆 Save-the-Dates!

  • Friday 9 July: 14:15 – 16:15 | Sanfic Industria Goes to Cannes

The pitching session will be screened in Cannes in Palais des Festivals – Palais K and online in your local time zone.

Projects

Goes to Cannes

FRIDAY 9 JULY 2021
14:15 2h

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Daughter

Category: SANFIC Industria Goes to Cannes

Directed by: Martin Desalvo

Produced by: Florencia Brocchi (Domenica Films)

Country of production: Argentina

Original title: La hija

Genre: Feature film

Language: Spanish

Runtime: 70 min

Completed in: 2021

Juana lives with her alcoholic father in an isolated farm. Their life is marked by hard labor and by the absence of Juana’s dead mother. When the need to find out the truth about what happened is awakened, she’ll begin to confront her father and to explore a forbidden path of jungle that may hold a secret.

Goes to Cannes

FRIDAY 9 JULY 2021
14:15 2h

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Empty House

Category: SANFIC Industria Goes to Cannes

Directed by: Giovani Borba

Produced by: Tatiana Sager (Panda Filmes)

Country of production: Brazil

Original title: Casa Vazia

Genre: Feature film

Language: Portuguese

Runtime: 85 min

Completed in: 2021

Raúl is an unemployed cattleman that lives in an isolated house on the fields. The landscape of pastures is being superimposed by huge soy plantations. Devastated by poverty, he joins a gang of other peasants that steals cattle during the darkness of the nights on the pastures.

Goes to Cannes

FRIDAY 9 JULY 2021
14:15 2h

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Patient(ly)

Category: SANFIC Industria Goes to Cannes

Directed by: Constanza Fernández

Produced by: Roberto Doveris & Constanza Fernández (Niña Niño Films, Celosa Producciones, Fundación Pacuar)

Country of production: Chile

Original title: El Pa(de)ciente

Genre: Feature film

Language: Spanish

Runtime: 108 min

Completed in: 2021

A doctor and expert in ethics, Sergio Graf has to fight the Chilean health system as a patient when he gets Guillain-Barré syndrome. It is a journey toward physical deterioration, a loss of safety, and returning to something that he has until now taken for granted: his family.

Goes to Cannes

FRIDAY 9 JULY 2021
14:15 2h

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That weekend

Category: SANFIC Industria Goes to Cannes

Directed by: Mara Pescio

Produced by: Georgina Baisch & Santiago Carabante & Cecilia Salim & Paula Zyngierman & Tathiani Sacilotto (Maravillacine, Murillo Cine, Persona Non grata Pictures)

Country of production: Argentina, Brazil

Original title: Ese fin de semana

Genre: Feature film

Language: Spanish

Runtime: 67 min

Completed in: 2021

Julia returns to Misiones to sign a document that allows her daughter to leave the country with her father, but she must also recover something that belongs to her and that is being claimed. The reuniting with his daughter and with the neighborhood that she left years ago will not be the one she expected.

Goes to Cannes

FRIDAY 9 JULY 2021
14:15 2h

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Life That’s Left

Category: SANFIC Industria Goes to Cannes

Directed by: Flavio Botelho

Produced by: Caio Gullane & Fabiano Gullane & Flavio Botelho & Claudia Büschel (Gullane)

Country of production: Brazil

Original title: Vida que resta

Genre: Feature film

Language: Portuguese

Runtime: 88 min

Completed in: 2021

After the sudden and tragic lost of Felipe, a young man suffering from depression who commits suicide inside his home, his parents, Francisca, a college professor, and Carlos, an otolaryngologist, fight to find new ways to carry on, each reacting in its own way to the experience.