Uruguayan cinema today: Interviews with three Uruguayan directors

William Brown, David Martin-Jones, María Soledad Montañez

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    Abstract

    This article includes interviews with three contemporary Uruguayan film directors, Guillermo Casanova, Federico Veiroj and Silvana Camors. They answer questions about the state of cinema in contemporary Uruguay, offering varying perspectives on different aspects of Uruguayan film culture, from issues surrounding funding and distribution to the role of digital technology and the importance of maintaining film archives. Although the film-makers identify numerous difficulties for Uruguayan film-makers, especially at the level of institutional and financial support, they none- theless remain grimly optimistic that Uruguayan cinema has a future.

    © 2019, The Author(s), published by Ingenta. The attached document (embargoed until 01/03/2020) is an author produced version of a paper published in STUDIES IN SPANISH AND LATIN AMERICAN CINEMAS uploaded in accordance with the publisher’s self- archiving policy. The final published version (version of record) is available online at the link below. Some minor differences between this version and the final published version may remain. We suggest you refer to the final published version should you wish to cite from it.
    Original languageSpanish
    Pages (from-to)111-122
    Number of pages12
    JournalStudies in Spanish and Latin American Cinemas
    Volume16
    Issue number1
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2019

    Keywords

    • Guillermo Casanova
    • Federico Veiroj
    • Silvana Camors
    • Uruguayan cinema
    • film funding
    • film archives

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