AninaApril 2, 2015
Anina Yatay Salas is a ten-year-old whose name spells trouble: those three palindromes in a row are an ongoing source of teasing at school. When a playground fight results in mysterious punishment, Anina will learn to put her problems in perspective and empathize with others in this sweet little daydream of a tale.
A Moonless NightSeptember 27, 2014
A divorced taxi driver shows up with a black eye at the home of his
ex-wife’s new family; he’s been invited to dinner and he desperately
wants to reconnect with his young daughter. A professional
magician’s car breaks down and he ends up spending an
emotionally intense night with a young, widowed toll booth worker.
A singer-songwriter serving a lengthy prison sentence is released
for one night to perform at a local community centre. These three
deeply engaging stories about yearning for connection unfold in
parallel, one New Year’s Eve in a small town in central Uruguay,
balancing the universality of human suffering with a powerful sense
CenizasMarch 14, 2018
As Cotopaxi spews ash, issuing an eerie penumbra over Quito, a young woman confronts dormant familial conflicts. Desperate for a place to store her things as volcanic disaster looms, Caridad turns to her long-estranged father Galo for help. Galo abandoned Caridad’s mother long ago and is eager to make amends, but questions concerning the nature of his transgressions linger, straining communication between father and daughter and casting grave doubts over the possibility of reconciliation.
CaddiesJanuary 2, 2014
Liya and her younger brothers, Cocoa and Chino, work as caddies at the luxurious golf club "Cantegril" in Punta del Este, Uruguay, and they live with their children in the illegal settlement called Kennedy, located next to the club. Accustomed to being always in the background, they now face the possibility of winning a labor lawsuit that would allow them gain control over their own destinies and those of their families.