10th Edition of the Curaçao International Film Festival a Great Success

Special World Premieres, Sold-Out Theaters, Nearly 2500 Students Attend Films for Free, and Venezuelan Film ‘Mi tia Gilma’ Wins the Yellow Robin Award Willemstad, April 15, 2024 – Last week, the tenth edition of the Curaçao International Film Festival took place. The five-day festival concluded successfully on Sunday, with the organizers reflecting on an extraordinary […]

Yellow Robin Award Winner

This year, the Yellow Robin Award was presented to the extraordinary feature film debut of Alexandra Henao, ‘Mi tia Gilma’. Set on the brink of a revolution, the film intimately portrays the love and care between a girl and her aunt who is hospitalized due to domestic violence. “The film features two strong female roles […]

Official Trailer Curacao IFF 2024

We’re excited to unveil the official trailer of the 10th edition of the Film Festival. Secure your tickets today and join us next week to be captivated by amazing films, workshops and more: https://www.themoviescuracao.com/otrobanda

Santos Inocentes

Her and Him live together and love each other. Him wants to have kids and Her is not so sure. Everything changes when Him believes Her is pregnant. Him realizes that maybe having kids with Her, is no quite what he really wants.


This is the story of a husband and wife, with the woman trapped in a male-dominated society and the man trapped in his own macho behaviour. A simple, uncomplicated story that underlines the grip of a male dominant system around women.


In the Chontal language of Oaxaca, Ajá means water. This cinematic essay explores and reinterprets the Chonta, the mystical rain ceremony of the people. This audiovisual creation was made by the filmmaker in honour of his late uncle Simitrio, a healer, musician and prayer. Simitrio will guide the
viewer with his narration


Water dances and flows with perfect rhythm until its journey is interrupted by humans. The brilliantly illustrated short film is not guided by a red thread, but by a blue drop.


Watamula is where Curaçao breathes. It is also the destination of René, who emerges from a river and stumbles on his way. As he encounters sharp thorns and sweet rosebuds, rejection and consolation, he
clings to the amulet given to him at birth.

The Great Escaper

In the summer of 2014, Bernard Jordan (Michael Cane) made global headlines. He had staged a “great escape” from his care home to join fellow war veterans on a beach in Normandy, commemorating their fallen comrades at the D-Day Landings 70th anniversary. The Great Escaper not only tells the inspiring story of a man trying to come to terms with his lasting war trauma.

Itu Ninu

In a highly controlled smart city in the year 2084 two climate migrants try to connect through old-fashioned letters. In the not-so-distant future of 2084, Ángel finds himself trapped as a climate migrant in an undisclosed city, where surveillance reigns supreme.