Great success for the gala evening of the forty-first edition of the “Sportfilmfestival”, the international film festival, directed by Roberto Marco Oddo, which took place yesterday in the Politeama theater.
One project will be selected to participate in the industry program of the next edition of SITGES PITCHBOX at Sitges, International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia. The prize includes the invitation of one representative (Director or Producer) of the project to attend the event. Depending on the budgetary possibilities and sanitary conditions, the selected project can be onsite or online participant.
La Fuerza del Balón is the winner as Feature Film in the 38th Sport Film Festival.
The director Alberto Serra collected the award on the Teatro Politeama Garibaldi stage. The award was given by the Palermo mayor Leoluca Orlando.
“Chico Heron y el último 42”, del panameño Alberto Serra”,
Journalist & TV covering the news of our visit in Meridien Missippi for the shoot of Chico Heron and the Last 42.
Alberto Serra was one of the many Panamanians who began to closely follow the investigations published in 2018 by the reporter Mary Triny Zea, in the pages of La Prensa, in possible corruption at the Panamanian Institute of Sports (Pandeportes).
The national film Sin Voz raises a theme that society must bear in mind at all times: child abuse.
In the first two months of this year, 437 rape complaints were filed in Panama, according to official data. Not counting the cases that are never reported to justice for fear of reprisals. “Sin Voz”, the new drama by Panamanian director Alberto Serra, exposes the challenges and pain faced by victims of sexual abuse in our country.
Gauguin and the Canal, by Frank Spano; La Granja, by Alberto Serra; Algo Azul, by Mariel García, and Honorable Deputy, by Martín Proaño, won the feature film category of the 2018 Film Fund Contest, sources from the Ministry of Commerce and Industries reported.
For the Panamanian director and filmmaker Alberto Serra, the seventh art has been an open window to social denunciation and a key space for the voices that many seek to silence.
On July 21, former Panamanian pitcher Mariano Rivera will enter the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York, but in Panama that day the story of the person to whom ‘Mo’ practically owes his legend will be released. It’s about Karl ‘Chico’ Heron; a very complete documentary called “Chico Heron y el Último 42”.
With the support of the Film Comission of the Ministry of Commerce and Industries, there are 4 Panamanian filmmakers in one of the most recognized film festivals in the world: “San Sebastián Film Festival”.
2018 represents a year of new challenges for Panamanian Film Industry, especially after all the success that this industry had in 2017.
To start the year, three Panamanian filmmakers will travel to Germany to participate in the European Film Market (EFM). Enrique Pérez Him, Félix Guardia and Alberto Serra will be exhibitors at this international festival.