Quriosity’s Director Victor Ridaura has won third place at the Slamdance Film Festival for his screenplay Sundown County!
Victor’s screenplay Sundown Country talks about his life experiences in the United States adapting and absorbing himself into its culture. The experiences he references in his film are regarding race and racism in the United States. His interview with Medium on how he found his voice through writing can be found here.
Slamdance is such a vivacious, distinctive and inimitable festival” which started in 1995 as an alternative to Sundance Film Festival. Slamdance’s President Peter Baxter says
“This year’s competition proved that wherever you come from in this world our judges are waiting to discover and honor great new writing talent.”
Slamdance’s notable alumni include the likes of Christopher Nolan, Anthony Russo, Lena Dunham and many more. Variety wrote an article which includes information about Slamdance and features Victor’s award.