Hero Steps

Colombia, 2016, 90 min.

Director

Henry Rincón

Producer

Natalia Correa,
Mónica Giraldo,
Henry Rincón

Scenario

Henry Rincón

Rights Holder

Renate Zylla

DOP

Camilo Monsalve

Cast

Eduardo Orozco, Valentina Álvarez, Jesús Benavides “Chucho”, Santiago Pulgarín, Nora Mesa, Bernardo Arcila, Álvaro García, Héctor García, Marcela Valencia, Ana María Pérez

Production

Héroe Films S.A.S

Eduardo is a 10 year old child victim of the armed conflict in Colombia, he lost a leg in middle of the Colombian war, however, that has not been an impediment to achieve what is proposed. Conservative, retrograde and military-looking director of the boarding school tries to make life impossible for Eduardo. Together with his music teacher, Eduardo and his friends will overcome several obstacles to  achieve their mission, to participate in the children’s soccer tournament without being discovered.

HONORS
2017 Miami FF (USA) – International premiere
Giffoni FF (Italy) – “Elements +10” section
ABOUT THE DIRECTOR
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Henry Rincón

Wrote and directed short films at the Efraín Arce Aragón school in Medellín. In 2009 worked as a screenwriter for feature film GOSPEL. Screenwriter for THE DEAD MEN (2012). His production company HÉROE FILMS developed «The World of Heroes», project focused on children in vulnerable situations (short films A SPACE VACATION and LOS HEROES were screened at children and human rights festivals). After winning the scriptwriting Prize for feature film in 2011, shoot debut film HERO STEPS (2016).

Selected filmography

2016 Hero Steps

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