Music Video Competition

Music Video Competition

 

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July 26, 2020 / 4:00 pm
Screening Order
Échale Sávila

Échale Sávila
Caitlin Díaz
Music by: Sávila
14 min, Color/Black & White, United States, 2019
English, Spanish

Told through the lens of the maternal experience, ÉCHALE SÁVILA follows the band Sávila on an ancestral journey, unraveling truths within themselves along the way. Through this video Sávila seeks to answer questions such as, “How do we break the cycle of suffering? How do we honor historical trauma? And how can we use it to heal and empower?”

www.ancestralclub.com

Print Source: Caitlin Diaz, diaz.caitlin@gmail.com

Mujeres

Mujeres
Ikaika Cofer
Music by: Y la Bamba
4 min, Color, United States, 2019
Spanish

This song was written to empower my mother, myself and all women, the queer community, those who have and continue to struggle to be heard. This song along with this video is to validate our paths and power.

Print Source: Luz Elena Mendoza, comotiburones@gmail.com, ylabambamgmt@gmail.com

No me quieres

No me quieres
J/Blue
Music by: La Reyna Tropical
4 min, Color, United States, 2020
Spanish

NO ME QUIERES focuses on our friend Diana Diaz: a first generation Afro-Mexicanx from Costa Chica, Oaxaca and the beauty and heartbreak in her relationship as a queer woman of color.

Print Source: La Reyna Tropical, lareynatropical@hotmail.com

Té de malvón

Té de malvón
Roberto Trejo Reyes
Music by: La Bruja de Texcoco
7 min, Color/Black & White, Mexico, 2020
Spanish

The Witch reveals herself after performing for her followers at a small bar, then releases her spell at them.

Print Source: Octavio Mendoza, labrujadetexcoco@gmail.com

Sinca Misa

Sinca Misa | Top Less
Gretel Marin y Krudas/ Krudxs Cubensi
Music by: Krudas/ Krudxs Cubensi
5 min, Color, Cuba, 2018
Spanish

Feminist manifesto about the demand for equity and the freedom of women and queer people to be happy in this macho world. It’s a communal anthem about the enjoyment and acceptance of our diversity.

Print Source: Odaymara Cuesta Rousseaux, laskrudas@gmail.com

El Vacile

El Vacile
David Lombana
Music by: Systema Solar
4 min, Color, Colombia, 2019
Spanish

Get together, dance and sing from different parts of the country and the world connected by the universal language of music. One of the objectives of our Caribbean group is to showcase the importance of making music to share, to unite and to celebrate life.

www.instagram.com/systemasolar

Print Source: Sambumbia Publishing SAS, info@systemasolar.com

Running

Running
Leo Aguirre
Music by: Nicotine
6 min, Color, United States, 2019
English

Nicotine’s song RUNNING paints a vivid portrait of her past and presents the internal struggles associated with departing from home. Her longing and perseverance clash, creating a lucid dream in which her emotions are vividly externalized.

www.leo-aguirre.com

Print Source: Leo Aguirre, leo.aguirre.film@gmail.com

Fam

Fam
Gabi Padilla
Music By: Gabi Padilla
5 min, Color/Black & White, United States, 2019
English

FAM explores themes including how distance between family members impacts relationships over time, how death can unite and divide family, and how my own family has personally helped support and build me up to become the person I am. The video features vocalist Santhya as well as my sibling, Mother, and Father; Mar, Yolanda, and Juan Padilla.

Print Source: Gabi Padilla, beanzarroz@gmail.com

Colors

Colors
Kristian Mercado
Music by: Black Pumas
5 min, Color, United States, 2019
English

Incredible music video from Black Pumas, the Austin-based duo which is Eric Burton and Mexican-American Adrian Quesada.