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EL PESCADOR DE ESTRELLAS
THE STAR FISHERMAN

NY Premiere

Marcela Rincón.2007.Colombia. Fiction. 11 min.


Awards: UNICEF Award. II International Shortfilm Festival 2007, Barinas – Venezuela; Best Shortfilm at 9th International Film Festival for Children and Youth, Cartagena, Colombia; Best Short Film, Best Direction & Best Script at 1st International Film Festival Mompox 2008, Mompox, Colombia; World Selection at INPUT 2008, Johannesburg, South Africa; Third Place in Fiction 7 to 11 Gategory at the Prix Jeunesse Iberoamericano . Sao Pablo - Brazil, 2009.

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A children’s love story set in an Afro-Colombian community in the country’s Pacific coast.
Segundo sees a school activity as an opportunity to become Juana Maria’s secret admirer by giving her a beautiful gift. In the end, reality interweaves with fiction, turning Segundo into the magical love figure of a starlit fairytale told by his grandfather.

Una historia de amor entre niños de una comunidad  afrodescendiente del pacífico colombiano. 
Segundo aprovecha un juego que  hacen en la escuela, para convertirse en el ‘amigo secreto’ de Juana Maria y enamorarla con un  hermoso regalo; al final de la historia la realidad se confunde con la fantasía, haciendo que  Segundo termine viviendo el mágico amor de una leyenda de estrellas contada por un abuelo.