SHORT FILMS IN COMPETITION 

FICTION

ADELA

ADELE

Adele, a solitary sixty-year-old woman, is the treasurer of a local club. She lives in the club and spends her mornings and afternoons with her only friend Noemi. Christmas comes and with it memories of teenage times and games and the attempts of both women to approach one another again.

Director: Evangelina Montes

Country: Argentina

Year: 2017

General Consulate of Argentina: 

Wednesday, June 13 @ 5:45PM

ANTES DE IRME

ALL OVER THE PLACE

Jimena's ex-boyfriend now lives in their old place with his new girlfriend. She still has the keys and things to tell him. She goes in when no one is there because it just feels normal. Mariana Sanguinetti creates an ode to intimacy and closure, with humor and a big heart.

Director: Mariana Sanguinetti

Country: Argentina

Year: 2017

General Consulate of Argentina: 

Wednesday, June 13 @ 5:45PM

AZUL

BLUE

Juan Jiménez (Azul) leaves his country in search of the American Dream. 5 years later he realizes that he can no longer live without his family and decides to return to his country.

Director: Victor Luis Grullon

Country: Dominican Republic

Year: 2017

CWE Auditorium: 

Monday, June 11 @ 1:00PM

DESDE EL PRINCIPIO

FROM THE TOP

In the darkness of a soundproof recording studio, a conversation sparks between two voice actors dealing with a shared tragedy.

Director: Miguel J Soliman

Country: United States

Year: 2017

King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center, NYU 

Thursday, June 14 @ 6:00PM

FINAL

 

It’s been a year since he broke up with Maria. Today José begins a lonely adventure, an act of self-healing, to finally conclude their relationship. During the journey, José will have to face and understand that everything has an ending.

Director: Juan Gabriel Machado

Country: Colombia

Year: 2017

CWE Auditorium: 

Monday, June 11 @ 1:00PM

GAME

 

A new kid in town shows up at the high school boys basketball tryouts and instantly makes an impression. Will talent and drive be enough to make the team...?

Director: Jeannie Donohoe

Country: United States

Year: 2017

Instituto Cervantes: 

Tuesday, June 12 @ 6:00PM

GLORIA ETERNA

 

Julián is an outstanding worker who deserves the highest award that his society grants. It is the prize he has always wanted, but at the moment he is nominated, great conflicts come to his head.

Director: Yimit Ramirez

Country: Cuba

Year: 2017

Instituto Cervantes: 

Tuesday, June 12 @ 6:00PM

HAMBURGUESA CON QUESO

CHEESEBURGER

Daniela and Jorge have decided to take their relationship to the next level, by moving in together. Nevertheless, they get into the most absurd discussion, which makes them question their entire relationship and if they’ve made the right decision with each other.

Director: Rafael Diaz

Country: Mexico

Year: 2016

CUNY Graduate Center - Martin Segal Theater 

Monday, June 11 @ 5:45PM

IN MY MOTHER'S ARMS

 

Angel's abusive relationship is interrupted with news that her mother is in a coma. Angel arrives in Los Angeles with a decision to make. Will she pull the plug on her mother? Angel wrestles with her anger for her mother and finds the answer she has longed for all her life.

Director: Lia Chapman

Country: Dominican Republic

Year: 2017

Instituto Cervantes: 

Tuesday, June 12 @ 6:00PM

LESSON # 2

 

A woman on the verge of a nervous breakdown meets a therapist on the verge of a nervous breakdown. Then-after a controversial diagnosis-chaos ensues.

Director: Alberto Ferreras

Country: United States

Year: 2018

King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center, NYU 

Thursday, June 14 @ 6:00PM

RUN

 

In a dystopian future sacrifice is a necessity...

Director: Francisco Rojas

Country: Dominican Republic

Year: 2017

Instituto Cervantes: 

Friday, June 8 @ 6:00PM

SUSPENSO O SORPRESA

SUSPENSE OR SURPRISE

A short with some black humor, good dialogue, and a little bit of blood… A director and screenwriter argue about whether they should write a scene with suspense or surprise, and turn to Hitchcock, Scorsese, and Tarantino for some answers.

Director: Daniel Bernal

Country: Peru

Year: 2017

CWE Auditorium: 

Saturday, June 9 @ 3:00PM

YOUR COLOURS KISS MY EYES

 

Daniela and Jorge have decided to take their relationship to the next level, by moving in together. Nevertheless, they get into the most absurd discussion, which makes them question their entire relationship and if they’ve made the right decision with each other.

Director: Anthony Chan

Country: United States

Year: 2017

CUNY Graduate Center - Martin Segal Theater 

Monday, June 11 @ 5:45PM