The 4th Voladero 2003 International Film and Video Festival successfully took place from August 18th to the 22nd 2003 at the Cineteca Nuevo León. Out of 150 films that were received from over 20 countries, the official selection included 40 short films from Mexico, Iran, Rusia, United States, Spain, Ukraine, Greece, Poland, Brazil, Canada, Bolivia, Chile and England.
The Jury was conformed by: Gabriel González Meléndez, screenwriter for the film Sobrenatural (Daniel Gruener, Mexico, 1996); Roberto Villareal Sepúlveda, film critic and director of the Teatro de la Ciudad; and Jesús Mario Lozano, filmmaker from Monterrey.
La Canción del Pulque (Mexico, 2003) from Everardo González, opened the Festival after the official inauguration. The documentary, made almost entirely in a pulque bar, films up close and personal the lives of the regular customers, for whom pulque is much more than just a beverage.
Fiction Short Film
Tercero B directed by José Mari Goenaga (Spain)
Kontroller directed by Peter Vogt (Poland)
Special Mention to Rebeca a esas alturas directed by Luciana Jauffred Gorostiza (Mexico)
Documentary Short Film
I can’t remember anything about Afghanistan directed by Mehrad Oskuei (Iran)
Porao directed by Fernando Mozart (Brazil)