Solitude

Director: Yoel Ortega
Vancouver | 2021 | English | 9.57 min

*Geo-blocked for viewing in Canada only.

View IN-PERSON at The CinemathequeThursday, Sept 2, 8:30pm before The Dog Who Wouldn’t Be Quiet
View ONLINE (from anywhere in Canada): August 26 – September 5 in the shorts program The Age of Memory

After losing his only son, Ed has to find the strength to keep moving forward. Despite life’s challenges, he still has a reason to live.

Yoel Ortega was born in Havana, Cuba, and moved to Canada in 2010. Since 2005 he has been working as a writer, director, producer, and editor in the local film industry. In 2016 he created Black Can Films Inc., a production company where he has been able to continue working on his films as well as helping other creators with their film projects. In 2019, Yoel released his short film 4:30 María, which has been shown in film festivals worldwide.