SHORT FILMS IN COMPETITION 

FICTION

MONDAY

Diego takes off to the woods with Anna to escape the pressures of life. Raquel, his steady partner, feels she is doing all the work in their relationship and nags him to find work. Caught between the responsibilities of adulthood and the freedom of youth, Diego is not yet ready to give up on his dreams and take some mediocre job.​

Director: Andres Hernandez 

Country: USA

Year: 2018

Instituto Cervantes:

Friday, June 14 @ 6:00PM

EXODUS

ÉXODO

While making a plan to keep his family out of the Colombian war, Fabio and his wife will lose their children to different armed groups.

Director: Iván Luna

Country: Colombia

Year: 2018

Instituto Cervantes:

Friday, June 14 @ 6:00PM

WAKCHA

Cirila is a housekeeper left in charge while a mysterious plumber makes repairs. She senses there is something familiar in him that makes her uncomfortable, so she decides to investigate. He could be the piece of the puzzle she has been looking for to overcome a traumatic event from her childhood.

Director: Pierre Llanos

Country: Peru

Year: 2017

CWE Auditorium 

Saturday, June 15 @ 3:00PM

WELCOME TO THE WORLD

A daring film starring Albert M. Chan as a troubled man who records a video message for his pregnant sister. Taking place on the brink of a new life, the film explores what it means to be human and the courage it takes to be fully alive. 

Director: Albert Chan, Anthony Grasso

Country: Canada, USA

Year: 2017

CWE Auditorium 

Saturday, June 15 @ 3:00PM

THE GIRL AND THE HARP

LA NIÑA DEL ARPA

 

Maria is a Mayan girl living in the north of Guatemala. She and her father are about to be evicted from their home, as their land is found to be ideal for the African palm monoculture. 

Director: Leyzer Chiquín

Country: Guatemala

Year: 2017

CWE Auditorium 

Saturday, June 15 @ 3:00PM

MANGOS

Carmen and Jose meet up again after a long time. As the reunion takes place José is letting us glimpse traits of his personality that thin the environment.

Director: Lia Nessim Macía

Country: Argentina

Year: 2018

NYU's King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center 

Monday, June 17 @ 6:30PM

WE ARE ALRIGHT

ESTAMOS BIEN

A couple waits for the last smoke of the night to end.

Director: Pablo de Arriba

Country: Argentina

Year: 2018

Instituto Cervantes:

Tuesday, June 18 @ 6:00PM

THE WORKING TITLE IS ZORRO

POR AHORA SE LLAMA EL ZORRO

Diego and Lily, 2 aspiring actors in NYC, realize that the fastest way to hit it big is by entering the superhero franchise movie world. At the same time, Alex, an established, world famous movie star notifies his agent that he's ready to enter the Marvel Universe. Now the 3 of them have the same goal: to enter the superhero movie world by filming their own 'Zorro' movie.

Director: Carlos Ledesma

Country: USA

Year: 2018

NYU's King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center: 

Thursday, June 20 @ 7:30PM

AIR SHOW

Written and directed by Maya Bastian, ‘Air Show’ is a short narrative film that interrogates the experience of newly-arrived Toronto refugees who experience the Canadian Air Show for the first time. The film aims to explore the intersection of Canadian culture and tradition with our ever-evolving climate of diversity.

Director: Maya Bastian

Country: Canada

Year: 2018

NYU's King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center: 

Thursday, June 20 @ 7:30PM

REMINISCENCIAS

Life is not lived, but remember. We all invoke the past, but do we do it in the same manner?

Ofelia is young, but memories haunt her as if she had lived a thousand lives. She feels too much, and while floating in the ocean of her reminiscences she might have forgotten how to breathe.

Director: Sofía Petersen

Country: Argentina

Year: 2018

General Consulate of Argentina:

Wednesday, June 19 @ 5:30PM

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