Encuentros intimos, lugares lejanos: International Shorts
The International Latino Film Festival presents:
ENCUENTROS INTIMOS, LUGARES LEJANOS
A program of shorts from around the world, all focused on that special (and sometimes awkward) moment when two strangers come face to face for the first time.
Mission Cultural Center for the Latino Arts
(see Brazilian Shorts Program)
EL ANO DEL CERDO
dir. Claudia Calderon, 2008, Cuba, 10 min
In Havana's Chinatown, a series of characters will find a second chance in life.
GALLOS / COCKS
dir. David Pantaleon, 2007, Canary Islands, 4 min.
What could have been an interesting love triangle takes an unexpected turn.
ELLAS SE AMAN / THEY LOVE EACH OTHER
dir. Laura Astorga Carrera, 2008, Costa Rica, 18 min.
Estela and Rosario are mistaken for lovers by their coworkers. This will create a bond between them and help them confront their problems.
TRANQUILA, MI AMOR / BE STILL, MY LOVE
dir. Carla Tamma, 2008, USA, 9 min.
Two friends share a story about death in their childhood and rebirth in adulthood in 1960s Mexico.
HOY NO ESTOY/ NOT AVAILABLE TODAY
dir. Gustavo Taretto, 2007, Argentina, 7 min.
One day, Martn wants to disappear. He doesn't want to be seen at all.
ADAN Y EVA / ADAM AND EVE
dir. Laura Muoz, 2006, Venezuela, 15 min.
Adn, a man who has worked his whole life and has forgotten to live. Eva, a widow who has forgotten how to feel like a woman. Together they find a new beginning to the last years of their lives.
dir. Arturo Ruiz Serrano, 2007, Spain, 12 min.
Gabino has never declared his love to a woman; this might be his last chance.
Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts
2868 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
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