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JOEL

Argentinean Consulate in NY
JUNE 19, 2019. 6:15 PM. 

Venue  

Consulate General of Argentina  

12 W 56th Street, New York, NY 10019

(212) 603-0400

Please RSVP to  film@cnyor.com

ABOUT

ORIGINAL TITLE: Joel
DIRECTOR: Carlos Sorín

PRODUCERS: Agustin Bossi, Juan Pablo Buscarini, José Ibáñez, Julio Enrique Pérez, Carlos Sorín 

CAST:  Victoria Almeida, Diego Gentile, Joel Noguera, Ana Katz, Gustavo Daniele, Emilce Festa

Date completed: 2018

Country: Argentina 

Film Category: Fiction

Length of Film: 99 min

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SYNOPSIS 

Unable to have kids of their own, Cecilia and Diego get a call from the adoption agency they registered to, some time ago. The sudden arrival of Joel, a 9 year old with a very hard backstory, will change the course of their lives.

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DIRECTOR'S BIO

Carlos Sorín (1944, Argentina) is a director, screenwriter, cinematographer and producer. Originally, Sorín worked as a commercial filmmaker. His feature film debut A KING AND HIS MOVIE (1986) won five Silver Condor awards in Argentina. He subsequently made more feature films, short films and TV series. Winner of more than 26 awards, MINIMAL STORIES (2002) is his most acclaimed feature. JOEL (2018) has its European premiere at IFFR.