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2020 – Short Film Contest DMD Mexico

From October 31 to November 4 2020, DMD Mexico presented a SHORT FILMS Contest. Below you see the movies that were presented.

From October 31 to November 4 2020, DMD Mexico presented a SHORT FILMS Contest. Below you see the movies that were presented.

The Permanence of Silence

(La permanencia del silencio)

Oscar Mauricio (México)

Synopsis
Doubt and fear are the thoughts that attack Alonso’s mind every day. Who, knowing that his wife wishes to die and that he is the only one who can help her with her last wish, lives fighting against himself to convince himself to destroy the woman he loves most.

 

Breeze

(Brisa)

Emmanuel Tovar (México)

Synopsis
Ignacio, an old man, is living his last days regretting the fact that he never took his wife to the sea, nevertheless, an unexpected visit will give him the confort that he needs to let go.

Lourdes’ Choice

(La decisión de Lourdes)

José Luis Anaya (México)

Synopsis
Lourdes, a single mother battling alcoholism’s delirium tremens effects, must face the ultimate decision whether practicing euthanasia to her terminally ill only son Alvaro on his request who agonizes by a lethal leukemia, or finish of her own life and letting her own son die. Her past, inner demons, her bruised relationship with Alvaro and a mysterious women will pressure Lourdes to make that decision, accept her destiny and face her own fate for a possible redemption… somewhere

The allusion of my oblivion

(La alusión de mi olvido)

Leonardo Suárez de la Luz (México)

Synopsis
Leonor, a 70-year-old woman with early Alzheimer’s, is looking for her son Perico, because of his mental illness she has no chance of leaving home, thus being a prisoner of her own mind, without remembering that her son is really dead.

A wish

(Un deseo)

Agustina Claramonte (Argentina)

Synopsis
Unexpectedly, the young Valentina must decide whether or not to respond to her grandfather’s controversial request.

 

 

No place for rest

(Sin lugar para el descanso)

Cristobal López (Chile)

Synopsis
Hector (35) lives in southern village in Chile avoids attending his prostrate mother Rosa, leaving all the care to her sister Elena (40). Hector projects a new life with his girlfriend, Rosa sees from her bed by how her daughter is consumed with her.

Too see us again

(Para volvernos a ver)

Natali Montell (México)

Synopsis
A man decides to die by the sea.​

A letter to my ghosts

(Carta a mis fantasmas)

Santiago Hoyos (México)

Synopsis
An experimental video essay where the theme of cancer is explained from a personal and poetic point of view and how it has affected my life.

Encounter

(Encuentro)

Ivan Löwenberg (México)

Synopsis
Araceli and Lulu have been together and away from their families for many decades. Now that they are old, they only depend on each other and no one else. In another part of the city, Julian struggles to explore his identity while living under the umbrella of his conservative mother and macho minded grandfather. A sudden event will draw an unexpected path between Arcelia and the young Julian.

Guiltless

(Libre de Culpa)

Santiago y Mariana Arriaga (México)

Synopsis
Juan, a 21 year old boy, gets sick of an aggressive lung cancer. After receiving chemotherapy and radiations and not seeing any improvements, he asks his older brother to help him end the pain.

Breeze

(Brisa)

Emmanuel Tovar (México)

Synopsis
Ignacio, an old man, is living his last days regretting the fact that he never took his wife to the sea, nevertheless, an unexpected visit will give him the confort that he needs to let go.

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