TIZNAO 

Tiznao
Andres Farías / Dominican Republic – Cuba / Fiction / 2015 / 15min


SYNOPSIS

Under the threat of a Hurricane pending over the city, Lubrini is looking for his lover, Ulises, who disappeared in the streets of Havana.  He may have left the island– leaving Lubrini to cover a nearly insurmountable debt. Based on a short story by Rey Andrujar.

Bajo el acecho del huracán que amenaza la ciudad, Lubrini, un showman, busca por las calles de La Habana a Ulises, su pareja desaparecida. Durante la pesquisa se enfrenta a la posibilidad de que aquel haya abandonado la Isla dejando una importante deuda a nombre de Lubrini. Basado en un cuento de Rey Andrujar.

Festivals / Awards: Official selection at CurtaMetrajes, Sao Paulo & Festival de Nuevo Cine Latinoamericano, Havana


DIRECTOR

Andrés Farías is a filmmaker and video-artist from the Dominican Republic. In 2014 he won the Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Collection Award for his video installation “Honey Pot.” In 2015, he was selected for the Emerging Leaders of the Americas Program (ELAP) for his research project on the representation of the Caribbean women in film. Currently, he has been developing his first feature film “Candela,” with which he was selected for the Sundance Screenwriters Lab.