Es confuso / It’s Confusing

A film by Matthew Bernard

This film was screened as a part of the 2019 Cine Las Americas International Film Festival (CLAIFF22)

This short film preceded the screening of the feature Socrates

Es confuso | It's Confusing


Cuba/USA, Documentary/Experimental, 2018
5 min, Color
English, Spanish with English subtitles

Voices and images from Havana reflect on history, identity, newness, and the future, in a time of internal transitions and a charged geopolitical climate. Edited to musical excerpts from the Antilles Violin Concerto, an epic and atmospheric work composed by Guido López Gavilán, with Cuban folkloric references, text from poet Nicolás Guillén, and themes of Cuban Afro/Euro identity, performed by the National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba, and first violin Ilmar López Gavilán.

Austin Premiere

Print Source: Matthew Bernard,