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San Diego Latino Film Festival

Cortos Españoles

122 mins

Cortos Espanoles

UltraStar Mission Valley Cinemas Hazard Center
March 18, 2014 5:00 pm

Description

A spirited arrangement of extraordinary short films from Spain which deal deftly with themes related to love, greed, power, and the endurance of the human spirit.

In This Program


  1. Democracia

    Borja Cobeaga / Narrative Shorts / Spain / 2013 / Comedy Showcase / 11 mins
    The head of a company suggests a controversial method for boosting employee morale, much to the chagrin of an individual who believes the success of the proposed plan is detrimental to his well-being.

  2. El Otro

    Jorge Dorado / Narrative Shorts / Spain / 2013 / Drama / 18 mins
    Andres is a misanthrope who lives in a caravan in the woods. While running some errands, he meets Daniela and forms a connection with her. The next morning, he wakes up naked in the woods with no trace of Daniela.

  3. El Rastrillo Se Quiere Comprometer

    Santi Veiga / Narrative Shorts / Spain / 2012 / Comedy Showcase / 14 mins
    El Rastrillo, an atypical and free spirited individual, is issued an ultimatum by his put-upon girlfriend. He must find something to commit to in order for her to believe that he is invested in their relationship. El Rastrillo rises to the occasion and learns that beneath his preposterous veneer exists a true romantic.

  4. Mi Ojo Derecho

    Josecho de Linares / Narrative Shorts / Spain / 2012 / Drama / 13 mins
    Zurdo visits his estranged grandmother after years of not seeing her due to his other obligations. Despite his initial embarrassment for falling so deeply out of touch with her, he soon realizes that not even time or distance could break the special bond they share with one another.

  5. Ngutu

    Felipe del Olmo and Daniel Valledor / Narrative Shorts / Spain / 2012 / Comedy Showcase / 4 mins
    Ngutu is a struggling newspaper vendor faced with the harsh truth that his job may soon be obsolete. He is forced to come up with an ingenious solution to maintain his relevancy.

  6. Peluquero Futbolero

    Juan Manuel Aragón / Narrative Shorts / Spain / 2012 / Comedy Showcase / 13 mins
    A well-to do man stumbles through a desolate neighborhood and finds himself at the mercy of a soccer fanatic barber whose obsession reveals more than a pointed critique on Spain’s social and economic issues.

  7. Pequeño Bloque de Cemento Con Pelo Alborotado Conteniendo El Mar

    Jorge López Navarrete / Narrative Shorts / Spain / 2013 / Drama / 16 mins
    This is the elegiac account of a dog and a mare who journey through the countryside together. Despite their obvious differences, the two develop a strong and undeniable connection with one another in this beautiful meditation on the unifying power of nature.

  8. Sexo Explicito

    José Manuel Carrasco / Narrative Shorts / Spain / 2013 / Comedy Showcase / 10 mins
    A frank but playful discussion about sex reveals underlying tension between a couple.

  9. Voice Over

    Martín Rosete / Narrative Shorts / Spain / 2012 / Drama / 10 mins
    Three extreme situations disguise a completely relatable one in this short film about survival and courage.

  10. Wade in the Water

    Stefano Ridolfi / Narrative Shorts / Spain / 2013 / Comedy Showcase / 13 mins
    Two bumbling comrades find themselves in possession of VW Beetlle…with a woman inside the trunk. The three begin a zany adventure that will change the course of their lives forever.

Dates & Times

Cortos Espanoles

UltraStar Mission Valley Cinemas Hazard Center
March 18, 2014 5:00 pm