Tamara

Tamara (fic.)

Sunday, 5.11. 19h, Cultural center of Belgrade
Monday, 6.11. 20h, Youth center of Belgrade
Monday, 6.11. 17h, KC Kupina Film (Puppet theatre of Nis)

Director: Elia K. Schneider
Country: Venezuela, Uruguay,  Peru
Year: 2016
Runtime: 110’
Language: Spanish
Cast: Luis Fernandez, Prakriti Maduro, Mimi Lazo, Karina Velasquez

Production: Joel Films, Agua Dulce Films, Leon Films
Distribution: Wide Management
Website: www.widemanagement.com/tamara
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International selection

Synopsis
A successful lawyer with a wife and two kids finally comes to terms with his visceral desire to become a woman. He is determined to follow his heart, even though this will turn his whole world upside down and put his life at risk. So his trip to gender reassignment begins…

Director’s biography
Elia K. Schneider is an American-Venezuelan-Israeli Filmmaker, Writer and Theater Director. Founder of Joel films, she produced numerous feature films including: Sicario (1994 – which received 34 international awards), Devil Gold (2001), THE BOSS (2006), A Distant Place (2008), God’s Slave (2011) etc. She has been selected four times as the “Venezuelan Official Selection for the Academy Awards” (Oscar) and she is also an award winner theatre Writer-Director of several plays based on Kafka; all staged in La Mama ETC in New York, since 1982.

Festivals and awards
Nueva Vision Award, Santa Barbara International Film Festival, 2017
Milan international Film Festival, 2017
Venezuelan Film Festival, 2017