Arica Nativa is Heritage Communication and Sustainable Development. Its purpose is to make children, youth and adults fall in love with the natural and cultural treasures that remain heroically in the rural and indigenous area of the planet.

RURAL FEATURE FILMS

The selected films will compete for the Rural Feature Films Award 2018, consisting of a Tropero sculpture; a monetary prize of USD 2,000 (two thousand american dolars or its equivalent in pesos chilenos); an alpaca poncho produced by artisans from the Andean altiplano; and the invitation to become a member of the jury in the 2019’s edition of Arica Nativa Film Festival. On behalf of the winning film Arica Nativa will plant seven Queñoa trees (a native tree from southern Andes) in the Arica and Parinacota’s pre cordillera, in cooperation with an Andean community.

RURAL SHORT FILMS

The selected films will compete for the Rural Short Films Award 2018, consisting of a Tropero sculpture; a monetary prize of USD 500 (five hundred american dollars or its equivalent in pesos chilenos) and an alpaca poncho produced by artisans from the Andean altiplano. On behalf of the winning film Arica Nativa will plant seven Queñoa trees (a native tree from southern Andes) in the Arica and Parinacota’s pre cordillera, in cooperation with an Andean community.

JALLALLA: INDIGENOUS MADE FILMS

The selected films will compete for the Jallalla Award 2018, consisting of a Tropero sculpture; USD 1,000 (or its equivalent in pesos chilenos) worth of travel expenses to participate with his film in the Native Stand of Berlinale and the European Film Market of said festival, which is an Arica Nativa’s associate; and an alpaca poncho produced by artisans from the Andean altiplano. On behalf of the winning film Arica Nativa will plant seven Queñoa trees (a native tree from southern Andes) in the Arica and Parinacota’s pre cordillera, in cooperation with an Andean community.

MALLKU: FILMS FOR THE CONSERVATION OF THE PLANET

The selected films will compete for the Mallku Award 2018, consisting of a Tropero sculpture; a monetary prize of USD 500 (five hundred american dolars or its equivalent in pesos chilenos) and an alpaca poncho produced by artisans from the Andean altiplano. On behalf of the winning film Arica Nativa will plant seven Queñoa trees (a native tree from southern Andes) in the Arica and Parinacota’s pre cordillera, in cooperation with an Andean community.

COMPETITION RULES OF ARICA NATIVA 2017 (for detailed info please visit www.aricanativa.com)

1. Allows the participation of all kinds of films that portray stories of the rural world, the geographical and cultural space that survives outside the cities.

- Rural Feature Films (fiction, documentary, experimental, animation): Over 30 minutes.
- Rural Short Films: Up to 15 minutes.
- Jallalla, Films made by indigenous people: Up to 30 minutes.
- Mallku, Landscapes Films: Up to 40 minutes.

2. The participating films must be spoken, dubbed or subtitled in Spanish.

3. The contestants must complete the form available at the following website: www.aricanativa.com, accepting the conditions of the respective competition they choose.

4. The films can be sent digitally through the following websites: www.filmfreeway.com , or by attaching a display link (YouTube or Vimeo) to the web form. Alternatively, they can be sent in a physical format as a DVD or Blue-Ray to the following address: Arica Nativa Film Festival, Andrés Bello 1515, Arica, Chile, ZIP Code 1001108. Other sending methods will not be accepted.

5. The deadline for receipt of movies closesJuly 30th, 2018 at 23:59h.

6. The selection of the films will be carried out by the Contents Committee of the Arica Nativa Film Festival 2017. The results will be released through the following website: www.aricanativa.com and the senders of the selected films will be contacted.

7. Each film cannot participate in more than one category of the Arica Nativa Film Festival 2018.

8. The selected films will compete for the Tropero Award 2018, monetary prices and special invitations.

9. The evaluation of the films in the competition will be carried out by a jury of special guests of the Arica Nativa Film Festival 2017.

10. The competition results will be released by the president of the jury during the closing ceremony. Then, they will be published in the following website: www.aricanativa.com

11. Arica Nativa is an audiovisual project of the Altiplano Foundation that aims to make the new generations fall in love with the natural and cultural treasures preserved in the rural and indigenous world. The films received in all the competitions of the Arica Nativa Film Festival will have an opportunity to be promoted through the following websites: www.aricanativa.com and www.fundacionaltiplano.cl , as well as the activities of Arica Nativa and/or Altiplano Foundation.

For any query, contact us through: contacto@aricanativa.cl

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  • Jonathan Johnson

    Great communication--very timely and personable. An important festival that deals with socially engaged topics and unique aesthetic vision. I hope to be a part of it again with my future projects.

    November 2017
  • Anto Astudillo

    I went to the festival and met its organizers and programmers. This is a festival made with a lot of work and love for film. I totally recommend it!

    November 2017
  • Arica Nativa is a unique film fest with its emphasis on sustainability issues. A great place for filmmakers working on this issue.

    January 2017
  • Siddharth Govindan

    I was unable to go to the festival, but communication from Arica Nativa was prompt and smooth. Look forward to stay connected with them in the future.

    December 2016
  • Very happy to participate in this Film Festival and for been selected as winner in one category. Thank you very much Arica Nativa Rural Film Festival.

    November 2016