14th International Children's Film Festival Bangladesh 2021

The Silence of the River

El silencio del rio (English)

Peru | 14 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery | 2020 | Short Film (Live Action) | English

Juan, a nine-year-old Peruvian boy, lives with his aphonic dad in a floating house on the breathtaking Amazon River. This idyllic background sets an allegorical journey into the rainforest jungle, where nature, gender, truth and all things begin to reveal the identity of his dad.

বাংলা

হুয়ান, নয় বছরের একটি পেরুভিয়ান বালক, তার বাকপ্রতিবন্ধী বাবার সাথে অ্যামাজন নদীর ওপরে একটি ভাসমান বাড়িতে থাকে। এই অপরুপ সুন্দর পটভূমি, অ্যামাজন রেইনফরেস্টে একটি রূপক ভ্রমনের সূচনা করে, যেখানে প্রকৃতি তার বাবার পরিচয় প্রকাশ করতে শুরু করে।

Original Language

Juan, a nine-year-old Peruvian boy, lives with his aphonic dad in a floating house on the breathtaking Amazon River. This idyllic background sets an allegorical journey into the rainforest jungle, where nature, gender, truth and all things begin to reveal the identity of his dad.

Ms. Francesca Canepa

Francesca Canepa is a Peruvian filmmaker who recently completed her second film, the award-winning short film 'El Silencio del Río'. She studied cinema at the University of Montpellier and holds a Masters Degree in Cinematography from the ESCAC, the Cinema School of Catalunya.

Filmography: El Silencio del Río (2020)

Screening Schedule

  • 31 Jan
    11:00 AM - 01:00 PM

    Shawkat Osman Hall

    Central Public Library, Shahbag

Credits and Casts

Director
Francesca Canepa
Story
Francesca Canepa
Script/Screenplay
Francesca Canepa
Editor
Gino Moreno
Producer
Jimena Hospina
Cinematographer
Christian Valera
Leading Casts
Wilson Isminio Cruz

Exhibition & Award History

​​Berlinale Generation 2020, Germany - World Premiere
Festival Internacional de Cine en Guadalajara 2020, Mexico
Cinélatino Rencontres de Toulouse 2020, France - Révélation Award​
Golden Ger International Film Festival 2020, Mongolia
Vienna Shorts 2020, Austria
​Busan International Short Film Festival 2020, South Korea - Excellence Award
Festival Biarritz Amérique Latine 2020, France
DC Shorts International Film Festival 2020, USA
Shorts México 2020
Vancouver Latin American Film Festival 2020, Canada
Tirana International Film Festival 2020, Albania
​Split Film Festival / International Festival of New Film 2020, Croatia
Sciacca Film Fest 2020, Italy - Best Short Film Award
Calgary International Film Festival 2020, Canada - Grand Jury Prize
Seoul international Extreme-Short Image & Film Festival 2020, South Korea
Raindance Film Festival 2020, UK
Reykjavík International Film Festival 2020, Iceland
SediciCorto Film Festival 2020, Italy