Short Films in Competition, Program 1
TAKE THE GUN AND FINISH OFF (Tome la pistola y empiece a despachar)
Spanish with English subtitles / 10 min
Director: Eduardo Sabugal
On the eve of Mexican Independence Day, Evaristo, tired from driving around for hours selling fireworks, stops at a gas station to refuel and have a coffee. At the store, he witnesses an assault.
Spanish with English subtitles / 18 min
Director: Cecilia Kang
Rocío and Melina are best friends. They spend a great deal of time hanging out in front of an arcade with their gang of adolescent girls... just chatting, fooling around and having lots of fun.
CASTILLO Y EL ARMADO
Portuguese with English subtitles / 14 min
Director: Pedro Harres
On a windy night Castillo faces his own brutality on the line of a fishhook.
Spanish with English subtitles / 20 min
Director: Tomás Arcos
A young man with health problems, on the eve of his birthday and in the solitude of his home, is violently harassed via text messages on his cell phone.
Spanish with English subtitles / 15 min
Director: Cesar Heredia
Andrés lives on the road, where he sells knickknacks from his car, an old Renault 4. He can barely stand his old, senile father, who lives in the past of family memories and old sayings.
I DON’T SAY GOODBYE, I SAY SEE YOU SOON (Eu não digo adeus, digo até logo)
Portuguese with English subtitles / 16 min
Director: Giuliana Monteiro
A passion for trucks has followed Antonio since the day he was born. His mother tells him that he was born inside the cab of his father’s truck: a red Mercedes-Benz 1518.
60 SPRINGS (60 Primaveras)
Spanish with English subtitles / 11 min
Directors: Jorge Leticia, Ana Guevara
Nohemi is turning 60 and her daughters and family are throwing a party for her. Two of her brothers are at the party; they will be the main characters of the event.