CARTAGENA INTERNATIONAL TV AND FILM FESTIVAL
Cartagena is located on the Caribbean Sea, in the northwestern
corner of Colombia, far removed from the problems of the distant
is the most popular tourist destination in Colombia, and a favorite
international “getaway” destination, via our modern
international airport. Click
for airlines, schedules, and prices.
romance of the Caribbean, and our historic setting of antique
walls, fortifications, colonial mansions and imposing cathedrals
forms the world’s largest natural “set” for
just such a Festival. Care to take a photographic Walking
Tour of The Walled City? Click for a dramatic aerial
auto scan panorama of Cartagena.
climate is sunny and tropical, with warm weather year round. Average
temperature is 28 degrees Centagrade ( 85 F) with cool sea breezes
in the evenings. The beach area extends 15 kilometers (9 miles)
and is only a seashells throw from many of our luxury hotels,
and Gold stores, nightspots and casinos.
And for diving, snorkeling, and nature enthusiasts, the nearby
26 Rosario Islands offer aquatic conditions that are truly pristine.
participants are normally lodged in the tourist area of Bocagrande,
mainly in the Caribe Hotel, which serves as headquarters of the
Festival. Special rates are also offered to participants in the
Sofitel Santa Clara, Charleston Santa Teresa, Cartagena Hilton,
the Hotel Bahia, the Hotel Capilla del Mar, the Intercontinental,
the Michel Plaza, the El Dorado and others. Or, if you have another
favorite, here’s a complete listing of: Cartagena
The films of the 44nd. Festival will be screened in seven theaters
throughout the city, including the historic downtown Auditorio
Getsemani in the Cartagena de Indias Convention Center. Additionally,
films will be presented in the luxurious Cinema Bocagrande, the
Ejecutivos I and II, and the Multiplex Castellana I, II, III and
than 80 (eighty) films will be shown in the above theaters to
more than 100,000 movie-goers, including the official competitive
section for Ibero-american Film, the non competitive Ibero-American,
and International sections, the Premiers.
juries, international bodies, comprised of world renowned figures
in their fields, are invited to evaluate the different sections.
AWARDS-THE CATALINA INDIAN
of the awards in each of the different sections and categories
will receive a gold statue of The Catalina Indian.
from all over the world are invited to cover this annual event
which also has its own television news programs during the Festivals
additional information including regulations, entry forms, lodging,
reservations, etc. please contact the offices of the :
Internacional de Cine de Cartagena
Calle San Juan de Dios, Baluarte San Francisco Javier Apartado
Cartagena de Indias, Colombia
Telephones: (57 5) 660 1037
Fax: (57 5) 660 0970
Web Site: www.festicinecartagena.com
Director-Founder: Victor Nieto
Coordinator: Gerardo Nieto
The International Film Festival – Cartagena,
1960 we´ve been getting ready for this event that takes
place every year, beginning 1st to 10th., of March, 2002. Ten
days of extraordinary visual entertainment. This year we celebrate
the 44nd International Film Festival of Cartagena, which is organized
by the international Film Festival Corporation of Cartagena. A
non-profit civic entity, the festival is supported by the International
Federation of Film Producers Association, F.I.A.P.F. and the Motion
Picture Association of America.
is located in the northeastern corner of South America on the
Caribbean Sea. It is our tourists most important destination in
Colombia because of the beauty of the old city walls, and the
historic and imposing colonial neighborhood of the 1700th century.
44nd Film Festival will be shown in several theaters in the city
of Cartagena. Getsemani Auditorium, The Convention Center, Cinema
Bocagrande, Multiplex Castellana 1,2,3, and 4th theater, the Ejecutivos
theater 1and 2. More than 80 films are going to be shown in these
increases understanding between people. Come and take advantage
and enjoy the best of the most recent of International Movies
and T.V. Films.