Friday, October 30, 2015

Coming to the AFI FEST 2015: 'Embrace of the Serpent'

From Latin America “Embrace of The Serpent” (“El Abrazo De La Serpiente”) is a coproduction of Colombia, Venezuela and Argentina. This is a favorite film of mine and is the Colombian contender for Best Foreign Language Oscar nomination by Colombia’s Ciro Guerra whose past film “The Wind Journeys” also captured an existence far from our own reality.  This film and the Venezuelan contender “Gone with the River” by Mario Crespo are the first shot in the Amazonian rainforest in over 30 years. “Embrace of the Serpent” premiered in the Directors’ Fortnight section of the 2015 Cannes Film Festival, where it was awarded the top prize, the CIACE Art Cinema Award. It also...

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