Guatahára

Carlos Palazón aims to find new cultures, new people and customs. For that he goes on a 10 year old journey, from which he already has 2 under his belt, in his custom Kombi Van. At 68 years old, with two daughters and 5 granddaughters, he goes out to follow his life philosophy and discover new sights.

  • César Augusto Fión Góngora
    Director
  • César Augusto Fión Góngora
    Writer
  • César Augusto Fión Góngora
    Producer
  • César Augusto Fión Góngora
    Editor
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Guatahára
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short
  • Genres:
    Documentary, World travel, Kombi Van, 68 Years Old, Travel, World, Road
  • Runtime:
    9 minutes 33 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    November 30, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    0 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Guatemala
  • Country of Filming:
    Guatemala
  • Language:
    Spanish
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    Yes
  • Volkswagen BUS SHORT FILM
    Milan
    Italy
    September 14, 2019
    European Premiere
    Best Documentary Award
Director Biography - César Augusto Fión Góngora

César Fión Góngora (Guatemala, Aug. 10th 1996) is an award winning director whose work has been showcased at film festivals worldwide, in countries such as Italy, United Kingdom, the United States, Mexico and his native Guatemala. In 2017 he started "Calavera Films" an Award-winning Guatemala based film production company. He has directed several short films, ranging from fiction to documentary. His debut Fiction short film "#MonsterLivesMatter" was Selected at the 2018 NanoCon International Science Fiction Festival in the United states. His senior film thesis "Asi Soy Feliz" (I'm Happy Like That) for which he was the editor, won the Best Documentary Award at the 2018 Festival Poporopo in Guatemala City. His documentary short "Guatahára" was awarded best documentary at the 2019 Volkswagen BUS SHORT FILM in Milan, Italy. His latest fiction exploit, Dinosaur, inspired by the writings of Guatemalan author Augusto Monterroso, was selected for the Broadway International Film Festival, in Los Angeles California, USA.

César is currently studying on an online program to get a BA in Film and TV from Da Vinci university, in Guatemala.

He is always looking for the next story to tell. He loves to experiment with various genres and believes that movies can change the way people see and think.

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