A La Orilla (By The River)

A La Orilla

A La Orilla begins with a young boy’s birthday, and he’s just about to blow out the candles on his cake. He takes a while in doing so, but after being reassured by his sister, he blows them out. We then see him fishing with his father, as they happily talk to each other. Back in the present, however, we see the boy playing with his sister, while their parents have a loud discussion in the background. Continue Reading

Amor Crudo (Raw Love)

Amor Crudo

Amor Crudo (English: Raw Love) is about two guys who are the best of friends. They play soccer with their buddies regularly, they joke about girls, they have regular sleepovers, and they do almost everything together. Their relationship is placed in focus, especially since it’s only a few weeks until the school year ends. What will happen between the two of them? Will they still have the same relationship afterwards? Continue Reading

La Llorona Y El Secreto Del Indio (The Crybaby And The Indian’s Secret)

La Llorona Y El Secreto Del Indio

La Llorona Y El Secreto Del Indio (English: The Crybaby And The Indian’s Secret) gives us an amazing adventure story. With fights between girls and boys as its backdrop, it presents two main figures: an Indian, and a girl who loves her rag doll. The girl is very determined to get back her prized possession, so she is willing to face multiple challenges to get it – even if it means meeting the Indian himself. Continue Reading

En El Mismo Equipo (On The Same Team)

En El Mismo Equipo

En El Mismo Equipo (On The Same Team, in English) is about the mixed feelings of a young rugby player. He tries to keep in the secret that he is gay, due to conformity mostly, but he struggles with it almost everyday. He longs to be free, but what exactly is freedom to the young man? He isn’t so sure himself. Continue Reading

Sinécdoque (Synecdoche)


Sinécdoque (Synecdoche, in English) is about the life of a girl. She has Polaroid photos from when she was 3 years old, and as she grows up, the number of pictures she takes also adds up. With each photo, a piece of her life is shown, and every one unveils a piece of her emotional coming-of-age story. Continue Reading