Thirteen films from different Latin American countries will compete for the Horizontes Award, carrying a 35,000 euro prize.
Undertow and Sin Nombre
Daniel & Ana (Daniel And Ana, Daniel Y Ana)
(Country: Mexico, Spain; Year: 2009; Director: Michel Franco; Writer: Michel Franco; Stars: Dario Yazbek Bernal, Marimar Vega, Chema Torre)
Dramatisation of a true-life ordeal of a brother and sister at the hands of Mexico's underground porn trade.
(Country: Argentina; Year: 2009; Director: Adrián Caetano; Writer: Adrián Caetano; Stars: Natalia Oreiro, Lautaro Delgado, Milagros Caetano, Mónica Ayos, Mex Urtizberea)
(Country: Uruguay, Argentina, Germany, Spain; Year: 2009; Director: Adrián Biniez; Writer: Adrián Biniez; Stars: Horacio Camandule, Leonor Svarcas)
A store security guard becomes obssessed with a cleaner.
(Country: Chile, France; Year: 2009; Director: Alejandro Fernández Almendras; Writer: Alejandro Fernández Almendras; Stars: Manuel Hernández, Cornelio Villagrán, Alejandra Yañez, Clemira Aguayo)
Tradition comes into conflict with modernity for a family of peasants.
La Invencion De La carne
(Country: Argentina; Year: 2009; Director: Santiago Loza; Writer: Santiago Loza; Stars: Diego Benedetto, Umbra Colombo)
A woman who loans her body to medical students for cash embarks on an unusual relationship with one of them.
Gigante and Daniel & Ana
The Last Summer of La Boyita (El último verano de la Boyita)
(Country: Argentina, Spain, France; Year: 2009; Director: Julia Solomonoff; Writer: Julia Solomonoff; Stars: Guadalupe Alonso, Gabo Correa, María Clara Merendino, Mirella Pascual, Guillermo Pfening, Silvia Tavcar, Nicolás Treise)
Coming of age film involving, apparently, a magical floating motorhome.
Marea De Arena
(Country: Mexico, Argentina; Year: 2009; Director: Gustavo Montiel Pagés; Stars: Damián Alcázar, Carmen Beato, Edurne Ferrer, Daniel Kuzniecka)
An obssessive photographer sees his paternity threatened by the mother of his child.
(Country: Canada, Mexico; Year: 2009; Director: Nicolás Pereda; Writer: Nicolás Pereda; Stars: Gabino Rodríguez, Teresa Sanchez, Francisco Barreiro)
A youngster's relationship with his mum changes after her own mother dies and the pair decide to keep it a secret.
(Country: US; Year: 2009; Director: Cary Fukunaga; Writer: Cary Fukunaga; Stars: Edgar Flores, Paulina Gaitan, Kristyan Ferrer, Tenoch Huerta Mejía, Luis Fernando Peña, Diana García)
The paths of a Honduran migrant and a gangland youth trying to escape his past cross on the top of a train.
The Tree (El Árbol)
(Country: Argentina; Year: 2006; Director: Gustavo Fontán; Writer: Gustavo Fontán; Stars: Federico Fontán, Gustavo Fontán, Julio Fontán, María Merlino)
Returning to his childhood home, filmmaker Gustavo Fontán documents his parents' deliberations over a tree planted the day he was born. Simple questions that pass between them - Is the tree dead? Should we cut it down? - become meditations on history, memory, knowledge and the sensory symphony of daily life.
La Invencion De La carne and Huacho
(Country: Colombia; Year: 2009; Director: Javier Fuentes-León; Writer: Javier Fuentes-León; Stars: Manolo Cardona, Tatiana Astengo, Cristian Mercado)
A closeted gay fisherman finds himself trapped in an unusual love triangle.
The Wind Journeys (Los viajes del viento)
(Country: Colombia, Netherlands, Argentina, Germany; Year: 2009; Director: Ciro Guerra; Writer: Ciro Guerra; Stars: Marciano Martínez, Yull Núñez)
The adventures of a wandering minstrel who is travelling Colombia to return his instrument to the man who taught him.