YO, la PEOR de TODAS | I, the WORST of ALL

YO, la PEOR de TODAS / I, the WORST of ALL

A film by Francisco Lupini

This film was screened as a part of the 2015 Cine Las Americas International Film Festival (CLAIFF18)

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USA, Comedy, 2014
22 min, Digital, Color/Black & White
Spanish with English subtitles

I, THE WORST OF ALL is a comedy about a peculiar woman without scruples who retells the reasons why she wants to end her current relationship once and for all. However, she is met with an unexpected surprise.

Regional Premiere

www.imperatorpictures.com

Print Source: Francisco Lupini – Imperator Pictures, imperatorpicturespc@gmail.com


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Una pared | A Wall

Una pared / A Wall

A film by Javier Ferreiro

This film was screened as a part of the 2015 Cine Las Americas International Film Festival (CLAIFF18)

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Cuba, Drama, 2014
12 min, HD, Color
Spanish with English subtitles

Tommy (20) a young construction worker, is doing some work on a house owned by Saulo (50), a music composer. Tommy is attracted to Saulo and is always looking for options to be near him. Nevertheless, both men never touch, except with sounds, words and stares. One morning Saulo is found deceased in his bed. Tommy opts to dress Saulo’s lifeless body in order to have the opportunity to be close to him.

North American Premiere

www.eictv.org

Print Source: Silvia Durán Molina, promocioninternacional@eictv.co.cu


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Soberano papeleo | Sovereign Paperwork

Soberano papeleo / Sovereign Paperwork

A film by Lala Severi

This film was screened as a part of the 2015 Cine Las Americas International Film Festival (CLAIFF18)

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Uruguay, Animation, 2014
3 min, ProRes, Color
No dialog

An employee whose hours pass by coordinating files at an archive is surprised to receive a blank paper. This will bring about the possibility for him to make an unexpected change.

Regional Premiere

Print Source: Lala Severi – Tournier Animation, lala@tournieranimation.com


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Nudo | Knot

Nudo / Knot

A film by Juliana Gómez Castañeda

This film was screened as a part of the 2015 Cine Las Americas International Film Festival (CLAIFF18)

 

Cuba, Observational Documentary, 2014
10 min, HD, Color/Black & White
Spanish with English subtitles

Juan Rafael Clavel is an old man who is blind and lives alone in the mountains. He constantly brings to mind, in vivid detail, the memory of his mother in an old house with her animals. This story shows the isolation of Juan as he tries to get by despite his blindness.

North American Premiere

www.eictv.org

Print Source: Silvia Durán Molina, promocioninternacional@eictv.co.cu


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Inch’ Allah

Inch’ Allah

A film by Angélica Romanini

This film was screened as a part of the 2015 Cine Las Americas International Film Festival (CLAIFF18)

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Mexico, Drama, 2014
14 min, 35mm, Color
Spanish, Arabic with English subtitles

Said is a young, exiled Moroccan man who works in the maintenance department of a hotel in Mexico. He is learning Spanish and trying to find himself despite his exile, but feels very lonely nonetheless. The only thing that keeps him on his feet is his religion. Ceferina is a lonely woman who works in the same department as Said, but she rejects him because of her prejudice and mistrust. However one day, Ceferina is able to see Said’s tremendous faith and decides to get closer. For Said, this represents the possibility of staying in Mexico and not being alone.

US Premiere

www.elccc.com.mx/sitio/index.php/produccion-filmica/2010-2014/2014/1189-inch-allah

Print Source: Centro de Capacitación Cinematográfica, divulgacion@elccc.com.mx


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En la orilla | At the Edge

En la orilla / At the Edge

A film by Liza Hoos, Xavier Basurto

This film was screened as a part of the 2015 Cine Las Americas International Film Festival (CLAIFF18)

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Mexico, Natural Resources/Social Issue Documentary, 2015
13 min, Digital, Color
Spanish with English subtitles

Gaspar and his family live in Agua Verde, a town of 256 inhabitants on the eastern coast of the Baja Peninsula in Mexico. Day by day, they struggle to catch enough fish and make enough money to survive, living at the edge of their means. Fishing is getting harder every year, but Gaspar still has faith that with patience and time, he can maintain his family’s quality of life. Gaspar knows that this might be the last generation that can manage this balancing act, so he and his wife Silvia work hard to ensure their children will lead a different life from theirs – one that does not depend solely on fishing.

Regional Premiere

www.enlaorillathefilm.com

Print Source: Liza Hoos, liza.hoos@gmail.com


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