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CANELA

Áyax Grandi, an architect from the city of Rosario, decided at the age of 48 to become Canela. This film takes us through Canela's journey as she struggles between being true to herself and conforming to societal norms. Fueled by this inner conflict, Canela embarks on a profound quest for self-discovery, seeking guidance from healthcare professionals, confiding in her children, and reconnecting with old friends. Along this path, Canela stumbles upon a surprising revelation about her desires.

THE FILMMAKER

Cecilia Del Valle studied at the Universidad del Cine in Buenos Aires (2005-2009). Teacher of the workshops “Introduction to Film Script “From literature to Cinema” in the program of the National University of Rosario Literature degree. She studied Playwriting with Mauricio Kartun and Ariel Barchilón (2014-2018). Director and producer of “Dilemmas of Abandonment” (short film), “Cinco” (collective feature film) and “Canela” INCAA Documentary.

FESTIVALS AND AWARDS

BAFICI, Buenos Aires International Independent Film Festival; Argentina
ZINEGOAK, Bilbao International LGBT Film & Performing Arts Festival; Spain
VANDA DUARTE Women and Latinx Dissidences Film Festival; Argentina
OUT & LOUD, Pune International Queer Film Festival; India
"International Women's Film Festival Dortmund; GERMANY
OutfestPerú, The International Gay, Lesbian Trans Film Festival of Lima; Peru
Film Pride – Brighton & Hove Pride Queer Film Festival; UK
KASHISH Mumbai International Film Festival; India
Florence Queer Festival; Italy
OUT at the Movies International Film Festival; US
Festival Mix, Cinema and Sexual Diversity Festival; Mexico
MIX COPENHAGEN LGBTQIA+ Film Festival; Denmark
MIDBO, Bogota Documentary Film Festival; Colombia
International Queer Film Festival Playa Del; Mexico
Festival FILMAR in Latin America; Switzerland
MCYTV, International Show of Women in Cinema and TV; Mexico
Best Film & Audience Award Best Film – Rio Film Festival LGBTQIA+; Brazil
Best Film – AMOR, LGBT+ International Film Festival; Chile
Best Film, New Directors Competition – VLAFF, Vancouver Latin American Film Festival; Canada
Special Mention – ASTERISCO International LGBTIQ+ Film Festival (special mention); Argentina

CANELA

Catalog # EPF16058 ● ISBN: 978-1-933724-98-0 ● UPC: 6-82086-16058-0 ● NTSC

77 Minutes ● Copyright 2020 ● Spanish, English Subtitles