Latinx Shorts 2021
Latinx Shorts 2021
April 1, 12:00 AM – April 30, 11:59 PM
This is a virtual event. All shorts programs will be available between April 1-30, 2021 and all feature films will be available for ten days between April 8-18, 2021.
Passion, grief, and resistance, resistance, resistance. From the fantastic to everyday struggles, these Latinx short films will make you fall in love while also breaking your heart. Curated by Giuseppe Di Caprio and Sofia Wickerhauser.
Samuel tries to win a piano competition. In the journey, thanks to Camilo, a guy he met in a party, he'll find out a different way of playing his instrument and discover a much more important value to do so.
Directed by Alejandro Sandoval Bertín & Sara Larrota, 2019, 9 min, Colombia, Spanish with English subtitles, G
Directed by Alejandro Sandoval Bertín & Sara Larrota 9 m Spanish with English subtitles Colombia
Two queer Dominican men living in Bronx, New York, navigate modern-day relationship's trails and tribulations while trying to keep their love afloat.
Directed by Bell Soto and Gabriel Peña, 2020, 20 min, USA, English, G
Directed by Bell Soto and Gabriel Peña 20 m English USA
Sundance Official Selection 2021. In Brazil, where a trans person is murdered every three days, Marilene searches for her daughter Roberta, a trans woman who went missing. While running out of time, she discovers a hope for the future.
Directed by Matheus Farias & Enock Carvalho, 2020, 20 min, Brazil, Portuguese with English subtitles, T
Content Warning: Implied anti-trans violence
Directed by Matheus Farias & Enock Carvalho 20 m Portuguese with English subtitles Brazil
The Uninhabitable Ones
A dance group rehearses for their latest performance Inabitáveis about black homosexuality. While the choreographer conducts research and gives guided tours, he meets Pedro, a young trans girl looking for her own means of expression. She desperately wants to be taught by him.
Directed by Anderson Bardot, 2020, 25 min, Brazil, Portuguese with English subtitles, G/T
Content Warning: Violence
Directed by Anderson Bardot 25 m Portuguese with English subtitles Brazil
Camilo, a teenager rower from a traditional pier in Xochimilco, is secretly exploring his sexual desires with another man. One day he thinks he’s been discovered by Beto, a fellow rower. When Camilo confronts him, he ends up accidentally unveiling his homosexuality. Shocked, Camilo reacts violently and decides to flee from Xochimilco.
Directed by Santiago Zermeño, 2020, 14 min, Mexico, Spanish with English subtitles, G
Content Warning: Violence.
Directed by Santiago Zermeño 14 m Spanish with English subtitles Mexico
Memoirs of the (non) existent me
Marina's death transforms her past into heritage. Her memoirs and the portrait of her identity are hostage in a dispute to claim her gender.
Directed by Thiago Kistenmacker, 2020, 15 min, Brazil, Portuguese with English subtitles, T
Content warning: Viewer discretion advised.
Directed by Thiago Kistenmacker 15 m Portuguese with English subtitles Brazil