|Photography:||Manuel Abramovich, Juan Renau|
|Sdition:||Iara Rodriguez Vilardebó|
|Producers:||Manuel Abramovich, Daniela Raschcosky|
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FIRST PRIZE OF THE JURY
19' / 2013 / Argentina
Audience vote 8.21
"Her crown is so heavy, they had to remove weight from it. She couldn’t carry it. It would fall off her head. But now she doesn’t want anything else to be done with it because she looks so pretty."
Lost in a world of grown-ups and trapped in her routine, Memi is torn between the glamour of the beauty pageant and her family’s pressure to become the queen of the carnival.
IDFA / Abu Dhabi Film Festival / FICG Guadalajara / Fribourg Film Festival / BAFICI / IndieLisboa
Manuel Abramovich was born in Buenos Aires in 1987. He studied Cinematography at ENERC and attended the Film Lab of the Universidad Di Tella. He works as a documentary director and cinematographer.
He has directed several short films. His work was selected at several festivals (IDFA, IndieLisboa, Documenta Madrid, Karlovy Vary, BAFICI, among others) and he´s currently completing his first documentary feature “Solèy”, selected at the IDFA Summer School 2012 and funded by INCAA. In 2012, he attended the Berlinale Talent Campus.
In 2013 he started developing a new project called “Salomón”, in which he won a visual arts scholarship at the FNA - Conti.
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