The Malaga Festival withdraws Julio Hernández Cordán's movie after receiving a number of complaints of gender violence | EUROtoday

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The Malaga Festival has eliminated the movie from its programming 'The day is lengthy and darkish'by the American director Julio Hernández Cordón, after having obtained a number of complaints associated to “acts of gender violence.”

The administration of the Malaga Spanish Film Festival, which might be held from March 1 to 10 within the capital of the Costa del Sol, has made this choice to “avoid situations that could attack vulnerability of the affected people”.

The measure, moreover, is “in line with the firm commitment” of the competition “against any type of violence against women and in favor of full equality of rights, guaranteeing protection of victims in any context and circumstance,” he emphasizes in an announcement.

Julio Hernndez Cordn is an American unbiased movie director, producer, documentary filmmaker and screenwriter, recognized for works equivalent to 'Marimbas from Hell''I promise you anarchy' and 'Buy me a gun'.

Shot in Mexico and scripted and directed by Hernández Cordán, 'The day is lengthy and darkish' is a movie through which the vampirism serves to deal with the connection between a daughter and her mother and father. It stars Carla Nieto, Luis Alberti, Mila Mijangos and Eli Acosta.

Hernández Cordón, whose father is Mexican and whose mom is Guatemalan, is the creator of 'Buy me a revolver', a movie that competed in Cannes 2018and 'I promise you anarchy', a movie for which he was nominated in 2016 as Best Director for the Ariel Award from the Mexican Film Academy.

In flip, 'Gasolina' was acknowledged with the Horizontes Latinos award on the San Sebastin Film Festival.

At the Malaga Festival 'The day is lengthy and darkish' It was programmed within the Official ZonaZine Feature Film Section.