Velvet

Velvet

Director: Paula Hopf
Screenplay: Paula Hopf
Cast: Antonia Sánchez, Sebastián Aguirre, Tania Olhovich
Producers: Karla Bukantz, Henner Hofmann, Hari Sama, Verónica Valadez Pérez, Charlotte Lerchner
Production companies: Centro de Capacitación Cinematográfica, Catatonia Cine (as associate producer)
Cinematography: Bruno Santamaría
Music: Alonso J. Burgos
Editing: Sandra Reynoso
Genre: Drama
Running Time: 15 min.
Year: 2018
Country: Mexico
Language: Spanish

Synopsis

During that brief period between puberty and adolescence, Ale witnesses, along with her best friend Rubén, an equally brief phenomenon: the comet Velvet traversing Mexico City´s imposing skyline. Filming the celestial body shows us a glimpse of the fragility of Ale and Rubén’s friendship, their encounters growing increasingly sporadic and their meetings stranger, forcing our protagonist to face her own reality, be it through a screen or directly

Festivals

  • Guanajuato International Film Festival, Mexico 2018
  • International Film Festival Hidalgo, Mexico 2018
  • International Film Festival Monterrey, Mexico 2018
  • BlackCanvas. Contemporary Film Festival, Mexico City 2018
  • Sao Paulo International Short Film Festival, Brasil 2018
  • Sydney Latin American Film Festival, Australia 2018
  • Shorts México, Mexico City 2018
  • International Film Festival - CURTOCIRCUÍTO, Santiago de Compostela, Spain 2018
  • Timi Short Film Festival, Timisoara, Romania 2018
  • International Film Festival Morelia, Mexico 2018
  • Izmir International Short Film Festival, Turkey 2018
  • Mexican Film Festival Durango, Mexico 2018
  • rapuato Film Festival, Mexico 2018
  • Festival Sayulita, Mexico 2019

Awards

  • Guanajuato International Film Festival: Best Mexican Short Film Award
  • Sayulita Fest: Best Short Film
  • Nominated for Best Short Film at Mexican Academy Award 2019

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