Paraguay competes in SmartFilms grand finale for the first time

Paraguay this year will be competing for the first time in SmartFilms among finalists of the last edition held in the South American country and in Mexico and Colombia, the birthplace of this festival of short films recorded with mobile phones.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Spanish director Fernando Trueba will be in charge of selecting the best short film of this SmartFilms edition, which Paraguay is holding this year for the second time, following in the footsteps of Colombia, in its 7th edition, and Mexico, in its 4th.

Last year's finalists will be among the participants in this SmartFilms event, which in previous editions featured directors Oliver Stone and Robert Rodriguez as jurors.

Films will be announced in the coming days while the 2nd edition of SmartFilms Paraguay is being prepared, closing its call for applications in late September after . . .

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