Nicolás Rincón Gille

Nicolás Rincón Gille

Director, COLOMBIA

Presentation

Colombian director Nicolàs Rinc n Gille studied at INSAS (Brussels, Belgium) and directed three short films before embarking on his documentary trilogy Campo hablado, dedicated to the richness of the Colombian oral tradition. The first instalment, Those Waiting in the Dark (2007), received the Joris Ivens Award at Cinéma du Réel; the second, The Embrace of the River (2010), was awarded the Montgolfière d’Or at the Festival des 3 Continents; and the third, Wounded Night (2015), was named Best Film in the Colombian Cinema Competition at the Festival Internacional de Cine de Cartagena de Indias. Valley of Souls (2019) is his featurelength fiction debut.