San Sebastian announces line-up of 'Films In Progress' section

MUMBAI: The San Sebastian Film Festival has announced its line-up of Latin American projects for the ‘Films In Progress‘ section including works from upcoming Uruguayan talents like Federico Veiroj and Daniel Hendler.

The line-up includes Veiroj‘s new project La Vida Util, starring Jorge Jellinek who plays a middle age man going through a crisis after he loses his job. The film is backed by leading Uruguayan producers Control Z Films who had also supported Veiroj‘s least film Acne.

The line-up will also feature Hendler‘s debut feature Norbeto, Apenas Tarde, about a man who always runs late. As an actor, Hendler starred in films including Lost Embrace and Whiskey.

The other films are also first time features including Rompe Cabezas from Argentinian assistant director Natalia Smirnoff who has helmed this project.

Films In Progress has grown in popularity over the recent years and now attracts leading producers, distributors, investors and festival heads from all over the world.

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