Shorts in Competition: Program 2

Sept 6-2014 | 1:00PM
The Cinematheque
1131 Howe Street (between Helmcken and Davie)
 
Community Partner: Vancouver Short Film Festival

 

SURFACES (Superficies)
Argentina, 2013
Spanish with English subtitles / 14 min
Director: Martín Aliaga

A group of teenage students spend their days defying authority and spreading chaos in a private school.

THE DIRTY LINEN (Los trapos al sol)
Chile, 2013
Spanish with English subtitles / 12 min
Director: Ramiro Zamorano

 

Silvana arrives in southern Chile to search for her father. She imagines over and over again how the desired encounter will unfold.

BRANQUIA
Mexico, 2013
Spanish with English subtitles / 15 min
Director: Fabián Archondo

Noemi's reclusiveness transforms when a secret admirer begins sending her roses. Mysteries unravel and Noemi must determine the difference between her reality and her imagination.

ORANGES (Naranjas)
Colombia, 2013
Spanish with English subtitles / 14 min
Director: Iván Gaona

 

For Rosa, a peasant woman rooted in rural life, learning to drive a car at 55 years old is somewhat complex; but clearly the hassle is not how to start, but where to go.

BACKWARDS
Argentina, 2014
Spanish with English subtitles/ 14 min
Directors: Ana Apontes & Sol Muñoz

 

Eleven-year-old Paula is waiting at the bus station for someone to pick her up. A young man sits next to her, and their casual conversation leads to an unexpected relationship.

FORGOTTEN (El olvido)
Argentina, 2013
Spanish with English subtitles/ 13 min
Director: Fermín Rivera

 

Juan leads a normal life: he has a good job, he is married, he is awaiting his first child and wanting to move to a bigger house. One day he discovers by chance, he isn’t who he thought he was.

FATHER (Padre)
Argentina, 2013
Spanish with English subtitles/ 11 min
Director: Santiago Bou Grasso

 

Day by day, the daughter of a retired military commander takes care of her bedridden father. The dictatorship has come to an end in Argentina, but not in this woman’s life.

 

THE BRIDGE (El puente)
Chile, 2014
Spanish with English subtitles/ 14 min
Directors: Macarena Saquel & Ingrid Isensee

 

It's become hard for Natalia to sleep and it's also become hard for her to forget. The mountains, the river and the wind are the only witnesses of her lonely and ghostly days. One day, after a morning run, she meets César at the bridge. 

 

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