Theo Montoya
Latin American Competition
Duration: 72 min.
Country: Alemania,Colombia,Francia,Rumanía
Language: Español
Year: 2022
Monday 7th, 11:50 hs., Paseo Aldrey (Sala Aldrey 5)
Monday 7th, 17:50 hs., Paseo Aldrey (Sala Aldrey 5)
Tuesday 8th, 17:50 hs., Paseo Aldrey (Sala Aldrey 5)
Sunday 13rd, 17:50 hs., Paseo Aldrey (Sala Aldrey 5)

“A film without borders, without gender or genre; a trans film.” That is the way its director defines it, and it’s true. Anhell69 is the shattered narrative of a city without limits; a collage in which sexuality, violence, religion, family, drugs, the night life and friendship as the only refuge coexist. But it is also a dystopian tale of B-movie ghosts. And an affectionate portrait that acts as a conjuring before death. Anhell69 is pondered, constructed and deconstructed in front of the audience’s eyes, cracking the limits between documentary and fiction. Because in order to capture the experiences in queer Medellín, new forms are needed. In a centrifuge movement, Theo Montoya jumps from the intimacy of the first-person to the collective in order to give voice to a generation that assumes itself as having no future. And it finds, in cinema, the strength to resist and to invent a way out.

Theo Montoya

Theo Montoya

Theo Montoya was born in Medellin, Colombia, in 1992. He is founder and director of production company Desvío Visual, devoted to experimental and auteur cinema. His first short, Son of Sodom (2020), was part of the official selection of short films at the Cannes Film Festival and received awards at many international festivals.

Data Sheet:

G, F: Theo Montoya
E: Matthieu Taponier, Delia Oniga, Theo Montoya
S: Eloisa Arcila Fernández, Estephany Cano, Marius Leftărache, Victor Miu, Marian Bălan, Dragoș Știrbu
P: Bianca Oana, David Hurst, Theo Montoya, Juan Pablo Castrillon
CP: Desvío Visual, Monogram Film, Dublin Films, Amerikafilm
I: Alejandro Hincapié, Camilo Machado, Alejandro Mendigaña, Julián David Moncada, Camilo Najar


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