Program 1 | 94 min
Saturday, August 25
1 PM | CIN 
One screening only

AMERINDIAN TALE
Fantasia de Índio
Director: Manuela Andrade
Brazil, 18 min

Since I was a child, I have heard my mother speaking about our Indigenous ancestry. Two decades ago, her brother went to meet the Xukurus looking for traces of our past. I continue this search.

THE CARDBOARD MAN
Director: Michael Labarca
Venezuela, 12.44 min

It's Diego's seventh birthday and something's wrong. No one understands why the little boy refuses to smash the piñata he had so happily picked out earlier with his father.


THE TRACE
La huella
Director: Carlos Andrade Montemayor
Mexico, 19 min

The tracker seeks, sniffs, investigates but mostly traces. He follows the footprint of the beast that leaves in its path a trail of blood and death.


THE JUGGLER
O Malabarista
Director: Iuri Moreno
Brazil, 10:55 min

An animated documentary about street jugglers who bring colour to the monotonous days of the big cities.

WELCOME SOLITUDE
Bienvenida Soledad
Directors: Bia Baldim & Lucas de Cesco
Argentina, 13:43 min

A young woman goes through a break up. She must overcome pain, fear, and uncertainty to find herself again. Learning to embrace solitude will be her greatest lesson.


PINK GOLD
Oro Rosado
Director: Daniel Anguiano Zúñiga
Mexico, 20 min

A portrait of shrimp fishing in the Sea of ​​Cortez, Mexico, from the point of view of the crew of the fishing boat "Kolsillo." A community survives thanks to what the sea grants them.


Program 2 | 91 min
Saturday, September 1
1 PM | CIN 
One screening only

MENINAS FORMICIDA
Director: João Paulo Miranda Maria
Brazil/France, 12 min

In a small Brazilian town, a teenage girl works everyday in a eucalyptus forest where she chases ants away with pesticides. Yet, her inner struggle turns out to be the real fight.

THE GIRL AND THE HARP
La niña del arpa
Director: Leyzer Chiquin
Guatemala, 6.08 min

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.



THE NIGHT SHINES

La noche resplandece
Director: Mauricio Maldonado
Colombia, 20 min

It’s a 15-year-old girl’s last night before leaving the hilly Medellin suburb where she grew up. At midnight, she looks for an opportunity to meet her 18-year-old boyfriend, Damián, in secret.

 

OASIS
Director: Alejandro Zuno
Mexico, 16 min

Ophelia goes to a gay bar called El Oasis in search of her husband. When her suspicions are confirmed, she faints. Jackeline, a transgender prostitute, unexpectedly comes to her aid.

COFFEE BREAK
Directors: María Cristina Pérez & Mauricio Cuervo
Colombia, 9 min

Every working day at four in the afternoon, Pepe, a deer who is also a clerk, drinks coffee. The  routine continues for decades and consumes his life. Expectations are followed by disappointments.


MY MIGRATION
Mi Migración
Director: Aileen Candelario
USA, 5.17 min

Nature neither sees nor creates borders—only humans do; and just as butterflies journey from area to area, so do humans. This impulse of migration is undeniable, in spite of the struggles.

CALAGUALA
Director: David David
Ecuador, 14.48 min

Rut, a Wayuu woman, returns home to visit her elderly father and sister, only to confront the deplorable reasons she had to leave her land behind and seek better luck in the city.


EMPRESS
Emperatriz
Director: Nelson Algomeda
Venezuela, 8.23 min

Lien is a shy, 11-year old Venezuelan-Chinese girl with a toothache and a serious crush on one of her family restaurant's regular customers, an actor well known for playing a doctor in her favourite TV soap opera.


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