Chile Participates once again in the Berlinale 2023 with a Large National Delegation
A large national delegation is representing Chile at this year's Berlinale.February 15th, 2023
The latest film by director Maite Alberdi, The Eternal Memory, will be presented as a European premiere in the Panorama section of the Berlinale 2023. The work Quiltro by Vuk Lungulov-Klotz appears in Generation 14plus. Both productions have had successful screenings at the Sundance Film Festival.
Furthermore, this year the European Film Market (EFM) brings a large delegation, including 7 producers supported by the Ministry of Culture, Arts and Heritage and 3 Chileans at Berlinale Talents, 2 projects in screenings, 2 projects in the Feature pitches, 5 festivals, 1 platform and 4 institutions.
CinemaChile will be in the forefront of the Chilean presence and will be present with an on-site and virtual stand, a digital guide and a team that will run a program of meetings, press actions and special coverage of all activities in Berlin, including the Chile event, organized by the sector brand together with ProChile and Imagen de Chile to publicize the delegation and where the Chileans will have the opportunity to network with various professionals in the sector. In addition, the film Soy la tierra produced by Fabula and directed by Maite Alberti will be screened.
It’s also worth mentioning that after its award-winning performance at Sundance, The Eternal
Memory, is screened in the Panorama section of the Berlinale. Maite Alberdi's fifth film deals with the topic of Alzheimer's, already present in two of her previous works: the short film Yo no soy de aquí (2016) and her previous work El agente topo (2020), but from the perspective of a married couple is newly illuminated.
The film, which won the Grand Prize of the World Cinema Jury at Sundance a few weeks ago highlights the life of actress Paulina (53) and her husband Augusto (70), a journalist. They have been a couple for 25 years and eight years ago he was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. Since then, they have been afraid that the day will come when he will no longer recognize them.