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The initiative will bring five Panamanian projects and seven titles from other LatAm countries to compete for a $25,000 prize.

MIAMI – The MEETS co-prod market sponsored by the Panama Film Commission announced Thursday at the Miami Film Festival its line-up of Latin American projects.

The selection list includes five Panamanian projects — a big production boost in the country after the passing of a film law several years ago – and seven LatAm titles, one of which will be picked up from the projects submitted at the 10th Co-Prod Meetings of the Guadalajara Film Festival. The 12 projects will meet with almost 40 international distributors and producers and compete for a $25,000 prize.

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“There are so many Latin American projects that need initiatives such as this,” said MEETS international projects manager Gabriel Padilla to The Hollywood Reporter. “Our aim is to contribute to Latin American cinema.”

LatAm projects:

Dr. Fe
Director: Ricardo Coral-Dorado
Country: Colombia

El aliento del lobo
Director: Alfonso Acosta
Country: Colombia

El caso Boliviano
Directora: Violeta Ayala
Country: Bolivia

El marco de la cara
Directora: Priscilla Vizcaíno Frías
Country: República Dominicana

Érase una vez en el Caribe
Director: Ray Figueroa Rodríguez
Country: Puerto Rico

Mi mundial
Director: Carlos Morelli
Country: Uruguay, Brazil


Projects from Panama:

Buscando al indio conejo
Directora: Annie Marie Canavaggio
Country: Panama

Gauguin y el Canal
Director: Frank Spano
Country: Panama

Director: Aldo Valderrama
Country: Panama

Piedra Roja
Director: Alberto Serra
Country: Panama

Soñar con la Ciudad
Director: Aldo Rey Valderrama
Country: Panama

MEETS will run on April 7-9, during the 3rd Panama Film Festival.

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