SHORT FILMS IN COMPETITION

DOCUMENTARY

THE ART & THE WAY

This is the story of artist Tatiany Furuse, who, due to her lack of knowledge of being a neurodiverse person, experiences numerous social barriers, aggravating her physical and mental condition. However, through art and knowledge she finds a chance to overcome.

Director: Tatiany Furuse

Country: Brazil

Year: 2021

City College Downtown (CWE) 

Saturday, June 18 @ 3PM

THE FLOATING GROCERY BOAT

LA LANCHA ALMACÉN

Sebastián Bettiga runs a floating grocery boat, which he inherited from his father, that travels the channels of Delta of Paraná (Argentina) supplying the inhabitants of the islands. Meanwhile, his son Franco, accompanies him and learns the trade to continue with the business and family tradition.

Director: Erika Grinberg

Country: Argentina

Year: 2021

Consulate General of Colombia in NY

Thursday June 23 @ 5:30PM

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KARINA, A DREAM OF MILLIONS

Karina is an undocumented mother who works hard to keep providing for her family. On election night, Karina reveals her fears and disappointments in the past administration yet, she is hopeful that this new one will bring some changed to her life with the hope for immigration reform and a path to citizenship.

Director: Erika Gregorio

Country: U.S.A.

Year: 2022

Consulate General of Colombia in NY 

Thursday, June 23 @ 5:30PM

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A MURAL FOR GOD

UN MURAL PARA D10S

This ethnographic documentary short recounts, in diegetic images and sounds, the popular festival organized before the creation of a mural tribute to Diego Armando Maradona, soccer player and Argentine idol, in a popular neighborhood.

Director: Martin Alejandro Biaggini

Country: Argentina

Year: 2022

Consulate General of Argentina in NY

Wednesday, June 22 @ 5:30PM

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RITA THE WILD ONE

RITA LA SALVAJE

The story of Rita la salvaje, mythical Drag Queen of the Buenos Aires nightlife. Born in the Buenos Aires suburbs, where she lived until a few years ago. Pablo has been Rita for more than 15 years. What is her life like? What is it like to be a Drag Queen in a sexist and discriminating country? We follow her everywhere: a partybus, the university, the gym, the disco,  while she tells us about her incredible transformation, both physically and emotionally.

Director: Fer Casals, Valeria Massimino

Country: Argentina

Year: 2021

Consulate General of Argentina in NY

Wednesday, June 22 @ 5:30PM

SHERATON, THE TRACE OF MEMORY

SHERATON, LA HUELLA DE LA MEMORIA

A visit by former political prisoners to the old jail building in the city of Valdivia, Chile, where they were detained under the Pinochet dictatorship, activates memories. Through their gaze and past relationship with the space, now in ruins, we move towards construction of history from the individual to the collective.

Director: Margarita Poseck Menz

Country: Chile

Year: 2021

Consulate General of Argentina in NY

Wednesday, June 22 @ 5:30PM

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VOLCANISTA: EL DESPERTAR DE UN CIUDADANO

Jorge Luís Altuve is a young Guatemalan, passionate about mountaineering and a lover of his country. After the COVID-19 crisis and the lack of fiscal transparency by the government, he raised a wave of indignation that led thousands of Guatemalans to demonstrate.

Director: Juan José Muralles

Country: Guatemala

Year: 2021

City College Downtown (CWE) 

Saturday, June 18 @ 4:30PM

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WHEN THE WALLS SPEAK

QUANDO AS PAREDES FALAM

Based on testimonies, performances, sensations and outlooks in videos sent by the public to the director, this is, in the words of Fernando Pessoa, a poetic account of the quarantine experienced by Brazilians in 2020.

Director: Edson Ferreira

Country: Brazil

Year: 2022

City College Downtown (CWE) 

Saturday, June 18 @ 4:30PM

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