Directed by José María Cabral
Julián finds love and a reason for living in the last place imaginable: the Dominican Republic’s Najayo Prison. He ‘meets’ Yanelly from across the prison yard and manages to learn a kind of sign language to communicate with her and avoiding the prison guards. Using real prison locations and non-actors throughout, WOODPECKERS is based on real events. Premiered at Sundance.
José María Cabral González (b. Santo Domingo, 1988) is a Dominican film director, screenwriter, and producer. He is considered one of the most important directors from the Dominican Republic. At his young age, he has already directed five feature films.
Writer: José María Cabral
Producer: Maria jose Ripoll
Cinematographer: Hernán Herrera
Cast: Judith Rodriguez Perez, Jean Johnny, Carlota Carretero
Maru Buendia-Senties / Shorts / USA / 2017 / Drama, Sci-Fi, Women In Film / 12 minsTwo isolated women bond by sharing their lives from a distance through their apartment windows. They are blocks apart, but despite their efforts, will never meet. Two women. Two windows. Two realities.