El carro azul

His grandmother´s death brings Hansel from San Francisco back to Cuba to take care of his brother Marcos.  The two brothers have grown apart. With the help of an old family game Hansel attempts to restore his brother’s trust that has been lost over the years.

Debido a la muerte de su abuela, Hansel regresa a La Habana para hacerse cargo de su hermano, Marcos, quien tiene síndrome de down. Un viejo juego familiar le ayudaré a Hansel a recuperar la confianza de Marcos.

Germany/Cuba 2014 | fiction | 20 min | HD | 1:2,35
DCP | 5.1 surround sound | 24 fps | color
Spanish dialogues with English or German subtitles

Title:
 El carro azul / The Blue Car
Runtime: 20′
Completion Date: January 2014
Genre: Fiction
Director: Valerie Heine
Script: Carlos M. Quintela & Valerie Heine
Production Managers:  J. Marcelo Reyes & Camelia Farfán  
Cinematography: Ludim Jacob Jiménez
Sound Design: Heidy Carranza
Editing Advisor: Rita Schwarze                                                 Editing: Amaya Villar & Tiago Therrien
Art Direction: Humberto Rosales
Actors: Carlos Riverón, Marcos Costa, Miriam Socarrás, Antonio Alonso, David Fernández, Indira Reyes
Language: Spanish
Filming Location: La Havana, Cuba
Produced by: KHM, Academy of Media Arts, Cologne & Valerie Heine
In cooperation with: EICTV, Escuela Internacional de Cine y TV, Cuba & Pluma Film, Cologne

Festivals: Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin 2014 | International Short Film Festival – Clermont-Ferrand 2014 | Filmfest Dresden 2014 | Regard sur le court métrage 2014 | International Short Film Festival Oberhausen 2014 | Torino GLBT Film Festival 2014 | Sicilia International Queer Filmfest 2014 | Sprout Film Festival 2014 | Athens International Film Festival 2014 | Lago Film Fest 2014 | International Short and Animation Film Festival OPEN CINEMA 2014 | Festival Internacional de Curtas Metragens de São Paulo 2014 | Festival de Cine Latinoamericano de La Plata – FESAALP 2014 | Tenerife Shorts 2014 | Festival Biarritz Amérique Latine 2014 | Unabhängiges FilmFest Osnabrück 2014 San Francisco International Filmfestival of Short Films 2014Miami International Film Festival “MIFFecito” 2014 Chicago International Film Festival 2014 |Mostra CineBH International Film Festival 2014The Barcelona Gay & Lesbian Film Festival 2014 | The 36th Cairo International Film Festival 2014 New England Festival of Ibero American 2014 Kino Latino Köln 2014 | The 36th International Festival of New Latin American Cinema, La Habana, Cuba 2014 | The 16th Irish Latin American Film Festival 2015 | 17th Barcelona International Short and Animation Film Festival 2014 | Kinotournee Deutscher Kurzfilmpreis 2015 | Mecal International Short Film Festival, Barcelona 2015  | Muestra Joven ICAIC, La Habana, Cuba 2015 | Ankara Uluslararasi Film Festival 2015| Festival Peliculatina, Brussels 2015  |  International Short Film Festival Hayah 2015

 

Awards: First prize for the best contribution to the NRW Competition at the 60th Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen | Prize 100 autori, awarded by the Italian association for authorship of cinema and television | Special Mention at Short of the Year | German Short Film Award nomination 2014

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