HIGHLIGHTS

SDLFF 2022: FILM SELECTION (SHORTS)

First Announcement: Confirmed Films

Full-Line Up Will Be Released on February 24th, 2022

Hay Que Reirse – Comedy Block 1

Noche del Infierno (Hell Night), dir. Andrew Reid, USA

Hold For Applause, dir. Gerald B. Fillmore, Spain

Bonus Time, dir. Alexander Hanno, USA

Sides Episode 9: Zoom Meeting, dir. Michael Forster, USA

Story.Telling, dir. Fábio Brandão, Brazil

Elise for Congress, dir. Ernie Bustamante, USA

Lola’s Journey, dir. Analydia Monaco, USA

A carcajadas – Comedy Block 2

Are Millennials killing Freddy?,  dir. Andrew Joseph Jara, USA

Dead To Me,  dir. Emilie Rae Ohanian Svensson, USA

I’m Listening,  dir. Ignacio Rodo, Spain

Chemistry,  dir. Isaac Garza, USA

The Invention of Soledad,  dir. Ana Cristina Franco, Ecuador

Pulp Friction, dir. Tony Olmos, USA

Life After Death, dir. Marco Gonzalez, USA

Más Latina, dir. Janeva Adena Zentz, Tim Young, USA

Docu-Shorts

FREQUENCIES, dir. Andrés Vázquez, USA

Águilas/Eagles, dir. Kristy Guevara-Flanagan, Maite Zubiaurre, USA

Alla en el cielo, dir. Francisco Torres, Mexico

Same/Different/Both/Neither, dir. Adriana Barbosa, Fernanda Pessoa, Brazil

The Ink Element, dir. Luiz Maudonnet & Iuri Salles, Brazil

Conversations Between Shifts, dir. Ben Basem, USA

Episodic Content

LA 143, dir. Sergio Monserrate, USA

27, dir. JL Ruiz, Juan Helu, Mexico

DICHOS, dir. Mary Angélica Molina, USA

Frontera Narratives

Identification, dir. Martha Elva Rodriguez, USA

La Cuarentena, dir. Johaira Michelle Dilauro, USA

Forgetting Caroline, dir. Alexis Duran, USA

Our Falling Fort, dir. Kenia Amaya, Mexico

Some of These Days, dir. Oscar Perez, USA

Lily <3, dir. Jimena Muhlia, Mexico

Hypocrisis, dir. Marlon Morales, Mexico

Glafira, dir. Eric Armando Ibarra, USA

Frontera Documentaries

BRING THEM HOME, dir. Rike Boomgaarden, Tamara Jatchvadze, USA

Inner City Legend, dir. Edwin FrankO, USA

On The Beat: Feeling Body, dir. Karla B. Duarte, USA

El GALLO DE ORO, dir. Carlos Sanchez, USA

Obāchan, dir. Nicolasa Ruiz, Mexico

Las cosas no tienen paz, dir. Samahil Borbón Ojeda, Mexico

Para la familia

Tempus, Miguel dir. Angel Ferrer, USA

Maria Camila’s Gift, dir. Andrés Molano Moncada, Colombia

The Boy and The Mountain, dir. Santiago Aguilera, Gabriel Monreal, USA

Dear Mrs. President, dir. Wyatt Hall, Luke Snedecor, USA

Footsteps on the Wind, dir. Maya Sanbar, Gustavo Leal, Faga Melo, Brazil

Talk with Us, dir. Fabio Costa Prado, Brazil

Hecho en USA

In Broad Daylight, dir. Alex Ferrufino, USA

Double Cultura, dir. Yessenia Sanchez, USA

Tejano Night, dir. Alexander Rosales, USA

Cuban American Gothic, dir. Maria Teresa Rodriguez, USA

Gone, dir. Christopher Piñero, USA

BFFS, dir. Elia Urquiza, USA 

Indigeneous shorts

Snake’s Mouth, dir. Adriana Otero Puerto, Mexico

Our Kua’hl heart, dir. Gabriela Badillo, Mexico

Twakana Yagan, dir. Rodrigo Tenuta, Ignacio Leonidas, Argentina

The Traditional Brazilian Family KATU, dir. Rodrigo Sena, Brazil

Prairie flowers, dir. Mariana Xochiquétzal Rivera, Mexico

Pacha Kuti: The Golden Path, dir. Reed Rickert, Peru

Mexico raro y querido

La casa de la memoria, dir. Sofía Rosales Arreola, México

Guadalupe, dir. David Guillermo Barba, México

And Then What?, dir. Mario Trujillo, México

Más Fuerte que el Miedo, dir. Barbara Mori, México

Her name is Flor, dir. Viridiana Pérez Ramirez, México

Within moments of silence, dir. Bárbara Daniela Moreno Turcott, México

TIO, dir. Juan Medina, México

El Camino, dir. Fernando Campos, Jaime Jasso, México

Touch the sky, dir. Marco Cano, México

If They Kill Me, dir. Hipatia Argüero Mendoza, México

Un mundo extraño – Warped Reflections

Hell of a Pitcher, dir. Daniel Burity, USA

The Fourth, dir. Johnny Kirk, USA

The Maid, dir. Kristin Goodman, USA

Tinder Tango, dir. Cecilia Robles, USA

Insolación, dir. Rogelio Sánchez Toledo, Mexico

Mama Retreat, dir. Eileen Álvarez, USA

Layout, dir. Clara Martins Hermeto, Brazil

Un mundo extraño- Folk Tales and Speculations

Hunger, dir. Carlos Meléndez, Mexico

The Wereback, dir. Estrada Brothers, USA

STRONG, dir. Jean Lee, USA

Muse, dir. Camilla Demichelis Richaud, Mexico

Una Vez En Xjan Xwan, dir. Alexander Feliciano Mejía, Guatemala

The Legend of Sombrerón, dir. Enrique A. Mendoza, Guatemala

L.U.N.A., dir. Blake Vaz, USA

Ritmo Latino

FUEGO, dir. Christine Rodriguez, Canada

Neon Phantom, dir. Leonardo Martinelli, Brazil

Beautiful Carnivals, dir. Thiago B. Mendonça, Brazil

kilometer zero, dir. Caroline Brünen, Germany

The Untouchables, dir. Pablo Pintor, Eleonora Comelli, Argentina

Damn Hobo!, dir. Luis Gerardo LoGar, Mexico

Relatos Latinos

Blue Hour, dir. Zoe Garcia Miranda, Cuba

Tundra, dir. José Luis Aparicio, Cuba

I dreamed I was alive, dir. Eymeraude Cordon Le Beurier, Chile

Barrio Frontera, dir. Reed Purvis, USA

One Call Away, dir. Camila Marcano, Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela

Sin miedo al exito

Échale Ganas: The Villa’s Tacos Story, dir. Shirley Yumeng He, USA

TEAM MERYLAND, dir. Gabriel Gaurano, USA

Disrupted Borders, dir. Alejandra Aragon, USA

Con Su Pluma en Su Mano: The Ballad of Gustavo Arellano, dir. Brendan Bubion, USA

¡SOMOS! LGBTQ+ Cine Shorts

A Bronx Story, dir. Bell Soto, USA

MEMOIRS OF THE (NON)EXISTENT ME, dir. Thiago Kistenmacker, Brazil

Sweet Tooth, dir. Brenda Carolina Arregoitia, Mexico

Karina’s suit, dir. Frank Benitez Peña, Colombia

Marcel, dir. Gastón Calivari, Argentina

To the Future, with Love, dir. Shaleece Haas, USA

Victory, dir. Eloisa Diez, Mexico

Viva Mujeres

Lunch Break, dir. Nina Kopko, Brazil

Prairie flowers, dir. Mariana Xochiquétzal Rivera, Mexico

Death & Deathability (A Period Piece), dir. Maria Victoria Ponce, USA

Sweet Tooth, dir.  Brenda Carolina Arregoitia, Mexico

Los Patines, dir. Loren Escandon, USA

Saving Salvador, dir. Luisa Maria González, USA

Living All of Life, dir. Marlén Ríos-Farjat, Mexico

Mending the Heart, dir. Melissa Elizondo, Mexico

Vozes

Unique, dir. Hugo Mata Parducci, El Salvador

Memories from Chagres, dir. Omar Calvo, Panama

Miss Panama, dir. Lamar Bailey Karamañites, Pascale Boucicaut , David Felix Sutcliffe, USA

Partly Cloudy with Thunderstorm Hazard, dir. Nicole Villalobos, Costa Rica

Of Dreams, dir. Olga Jaramillo, USA

Youth Visions

Alone, dir. Alejandro Delgadillo, USA

Street Vendors: The Forgotten, dir. Aldon Caba, Jailyn Diaz, Jeremy Caba, USA

Taking It Back, dir. Mia Gonzalez, USA

Fighting for Environmental Justice: The Health Crisis at the US-Mexico Border, dir. Ilan Jinich, USA

Chicano Park; A cinematic poem, dir. Cesaire Jose Carroll-Dominguez, USA

Lack of Eggs, dir. Juanpa Brenis, Mexico

Eres Perfecto, dir. Él Avalon Sandoval Reilly, USA

Safe and Unsocial, dir. Ethan Almonte, USA

The Chase, dir. Bradley Niccosia, Lena Faeskorn, USAFirst Time Home, dir. Heriberto Ventura, Noemi Librado Sanchez, Esmirna Librado, Esmeralda Ventura, USA