TUWUN Muestra de Cine Indígena de Wallmapu ()


19 Apr 2018
Call for entries

13 Jul 2018
Festival closed

21 Aug 2018
Notification date

04 Sep 2018
07 Sep 2018


-,  -, Villarrica, Chile, Chile

Festival description
Indigenous Peoples
Short Films
Feature Films

Festival requirements
 Music Video
 Any Genre
 Does NOT have submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 January 2016
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Any language
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Festival start: 04 September 2018      Festival end: 07 September 2018

TUWUN in Mapudungun, the Mapuche language, means "place of origin", which together with KVPALME (family ancestry), represents the territorial space that gives identity to each person, the LOF (community), within a wider space, the WALLMAPU (Mapuche ancestral territory).

TUWUN Indigenous Film Exhibition of Wallmapu, aims to reflect through film, that identity, those stories told from the ancestral knowledge and the way in which life is understood from the vision and relationship of each people with their environment, with their territory and therefore, with its own history, culture and spirituality.

ADKIMVN Cine y Comunicación Mapuche, invites filmmakers of audiovisual works of indigenous themes, framed in the development of a cinema with identity, that addresses situations of various indigenous peoples of the world, especially in Latin America and with emphasis on the Mapuche people, to participate in the third version of TUWUN Indigenous Film Exhibition of Wallmapu.

The central sample of TUWUN will be held from September 4 to 7, 2018 at the LIQUEN Cultural Center and at the WENTECHEMAPU Cultural Center, in the city of Villarrica. Then, between the months of September to December, there will be a traveling exhibition with a selection of participating films that will travel through the Wallmapu (Mapuche territory), appearing in cultural centers, communities, schools and various spaces in the regions of La Araucanía, Bio Bio , Los Ríos and Los Lagos - Ngulumapu (Chile).

TUWUN Indigenous Film Festival of Wallmapu, is coordinated and produced by ADKIMVN Cine y Comunicación Mapuche, with the sponsorship of the Municipal Cultural Corporation of Villarrica and the collaboration of the Wenteche Mapu Association and the Mapuche Parliament of Koz Koz.

Participants: filmmakers from around the world are invited to participate in works that address issues of various indigenous peoples and filmmakers with works on the Mapuche people.

Categories: participants can register their works in two categories: "Mapuche People" and "Indigenous Peoples".

Works: short films, medium-length films and fiction, documentary and animation films. Video clip will also be accepted.

Production year: works produced since 2016.

Language: works spoken in languages ​​of indigenous peoples or other peoples of the world. They must be subtitled in Spanish.

Registration date: from April 18 to July 13, 2018.

Sample: the central sample of TUWUN will be held from September 4 to 7, 2018 in the city of Villarrica. The traveling exhibition will take place between September and December 2018 in various territorial spaces of the Wallmapu (Mapuche territory), which covers the regions of La Araucanía, Bio Bio, Los Ríos and Los Lagos - Ngulumapu (Chile).

Shipping: (1) the registration will be made by sending the registration form, graphic material (photos, poster, etc.) and download link of the film (hosted on any server) directly to the adkimvn@gmail.com mail or (2) making Online registration through the festhome.com platform

Format: the works must be submitted in high definition format, h.264 coding, extension .mov or .mp4, next to the registration form and to 3 high resolution photographs (300 dpi). Optionally you can send a poster and any other promotional material that you consider necessary.

Selection criteria:
- Works that represent the identity and culture of the Mapuche people.
- Works that represent the identity and culture of indigenous peoples of Latin America and the world.
- Works focused on the ancestral knowledge of indigenous peoples.
- Works that contribute to the processes of protection, protection and defense of indigenous territories.
- Works spoken in native languages ​​of indigenous peoples.
- Works that have been carried out in a participatory manner with indigenous communities.
- Works carried out through formation processes of indigenous film schools.

Exhibition Authorization: The submission of the registration form implies that the filmmakers authorize the exhibition of the audiovisual works, for cultural purposes -not commercial-, as well as the use of extracts and / or graphic material for promotion and dissemination, according to the activities programmed within the framework of the development of TUWUN Indigenous Film Exhibition of Wallmapu.



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