Ecuador Film Festival Invites ‘Judas Kiss’ Director
“I had to say yes,” Tepnapa said.
The festival marks the first time Judas Kiss is officially screened subtitled in Spanish. It has screened or aired on television in German and French.
The festival runs from November 15 to 25. This year marks its 11th outing.
The festival describes Judas Kiss as “a sci-fi drama [that] has won major awards in the United States (first place Alternative Spirit at the Rhode Island International Film Festival, and Best Debut Feature at the Fort Worth’s Q Cinema film festival.
WATCH the Judas Kiss trailer, subtitled in Spanish.
Judas Kiss joins 83 other official selections (16 features, 19 documentary features, 15 documentaries and 34 short films) from Germany, Argentina, Australia, Bahamas, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Spain, the United States, France, Israel, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Norway, Puerto Rico, the United Kingdom, Turkey, Venezuela and, of course, Ecuador.
Also invited is director Ira Sachs (The Delta), whose new film, Keep the Lights On, is on the festival circuit this year. (Read Judas Kiss writer Carlos Pedraza’s review of Sachs’ film.)
El Lugar Sin Limites (The Place Without Limits) considers itself more than a film festival. It screens films throughout the year in various cities throughout Ecuador, and hosts a variety of other arts events supporting the country’s GLBT community.
- El Lugar Sin Limites Film Festival website (in Spanish)
- About director J.T. Tepnapa
- Writer Carlos Pedraza’s review of Keep the Lights On