For the third consecutive year, Minuto 90, the first Football Film Festival of Peru, produced by Asociación Cultural de Fútbol Peruano, opens a window for independent film productions focused on football’ stories.
In its first two editions, Minuto 90 received around a hundred productions from South America, North America, Europe and Africa. All of them were enjoyed for the audience completely free and exclusive, after the projections the jury selected the winners among the best rated by the public.
Once again, We’ll count with the collaboration of Escuela Peruana de la Industria Cinematográfica (EPIC), directed by recognized filmmaker Francisco Lombardi, who will be responsible for the jury and awards ceremony for the winners in both categories.
The winners of the 2016 edition were the shortfilm spanish-ugandan ‘El Mundo de Mao’, directed by the spanish Pablo de la Chica, which tells the story of a boy named Mao who chooses football as a way of emotional escape on having lived through the conflict of the extremist Christian organization LRA from the North of his natal Uganda and the full-lenght film spanish-zambian ‘Eighteam’, documentary which narrates the revival of football in Zambia after the airplane crash in 1993 where the country lost its national football team.
Peruvian or international producers who want to be part of this unique international contest in the country have to visit the site www.festivalminuto90.pe, where you will find the rules and registration form.