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The silence of the river

    The silence of the river / El silencio del rio

    Peru / Color / 14' / 2020 9+

    Juan, a 9 year-old kid, lives with his dad in a floating house across the Amazon river. Through an oniric journey into the rainforest jungle, he will discover the truth about his dad.

    Francesca Canepa

    She is a Peruvian filmmaker. She studied Cinema at the University of Montpellier and she holds a Master degree in Cinematography from the ESCAC, the Cinema School of Catalunya. After studying a Scriptwriting at the EICTV in Cuba, Francesca won a scholarship to study an MBA in Film Direction at the cinema school EFTI in Madrid, which she’s currently pursuing. She's a director who strives to tell stories with a socially conscious message. Her first short film "Aya" (2017), shot in the Peruvian Andes, obtained the price of Best Iberoamerican Short Film at the Guadalajara Film Festival (FICG) 2017 and gain international attention from the cinema critics.

    Cast & Crew

    • direction: Francesca Canepa
    • Screenplay: Francesca Canepa
    • Cinematography: Christian Valera
    • Editing: Gino Moreno
    • music: Karin Zielinski
    • Sound Design: Raul Astete
    • Film Cast: Wilson Isminio Cruz, Roover Mesia, Luis Mesia
    • producer:: Jimena Hospina
    • original language:  Spanish


    • Aya (2017)