Canada Looks South: Short Films
Director: Noé Rodríguez
Spanish with English subtitles | 28 min
“Lightning respects the ceiba tree… and no one else.” Caribbean proverb
Plays with The Strawberry Tree
Director: Yoel Ortega G.
Writer and director Yoel Ortega G. takes a close-up of filmmaking in this short action thriller with a twist.
Plays with Kill Me Please
THE ROSETTI STREET MASSACRE
La Masacre de la Calle Rosetti
Director: Ana María Tonso Alonso
Spanish with English subtitles
Five comrades were murdered on Rosetti Street on the morning of January 4, 1977 during the Argentine dictatorship. Forty years later, the memory still lingers on in Piñeiro’s neighbourhood.
Plays with Adriana’s Pact
THE SPACE SHUTTLE CHALLENGER
Director: Cecilia Araneda
English and Spanish with English subtitles
Through found footage, The Space Shuttle Challenger entwines the Challenger disaster, Guantanamo Bay, Chile’s coup d’état and the experience of being 16.
Plays with The Future Perfect