Memento Mori

A film by Daniela Wayllace

Belgium/Bolivia, Animation/Experimental, 2012
10 min, Digital, Color/Black & White
No dialogue

This film was screened as a part of the 2014 Cine Las Americas International Film Festival (CLAIFF17)

This short film preceded the screening of the feature Memorias de un soldado (A Soldier’s Memories)


In a mourning ceremony, a photographer takes a picture of a little girl. With sorrowful faces, the mourners leave the room, leaving it surrounded by flowers. Little by little, we get closer to the girl, entering her mind and into the universe of death. MEMENTO MORI has been honored with various awards, including Best Experimental Short at the 9th annual PASTO FICBA in Colombia and Best Animation Short at the Corto Helvétivo al Femminile in 2013.

Regional Premiere

Print Source: Daniela Wayllace,


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