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Cine+Mas SF Latino Film Festival 2018

Fausto in the Dark

Directed by Israel Ahumada

Mexico in Film / Mexico / 2017 / Drama, Existensialism, Fantasy, Seniors, Surrealism / 30 mins / Spanish with English subtitles / Digital

Plays In:
Arts Inspired Shorts

Brava Theater
09/23/2018 4:00 PM

Description

Tormented by disease and old age in a merciless solitude, the cantankerous and sullen Fausto, who goes leaving traces of bitterness behind himself, understands that never changes the final destination: return eventually to the nothingness from which we came.


Director's Bio

Israel Ahumada (Mexico City, 1984). Bachelor of Communication Sciences by the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), enters in 2009 at the Centro de Capacitación Cinematograáfica (CCC), where he graduated Summa Cum Laude with his short film “Fausto en la oscuridad” (2017). His project “Perdona nuestras ofensas” (2013) was nominated to a Silver Goddess Award as Best Short Fiction Film, in addition to having participated in over 30 festivals and international exhibitions. His documentary project “Dejar la piel” (2017) received the Doculatente Award at the 6º Documentary Lab DOCULAB – IFF Guadalajara. This recognition consisted in their presence with the project at IDFA Academy on the 27th IDFA.

Israel Ahumada (Ciudad de México, 1984). Licenciado en Ciencias de la Comunicación por la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), ingresa, en 2009, al Centro de Capacitación Cinematográfica (CCC), donde se gradúa Summa Cum Laude con el cortometraje “Fausto en la oscuridad” (2017). Su proyecto “Perdona nuestras ofensas” (2013) fue nominado a una Diosa de Plata como Mejor Cortometraje de Ficción, además de haber participado en más de 30 festivales y muestras internacionales. Su proyecto documental “Dejar la piel” (2017) recibió el premio Doculatente en el 6º DOCULAB – FIC Guadalajara. Dicho reconocimiento consistió en su asistencia con el proyecto al IDFA Academy en el 27º IDFA.


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Plays in

  1. Arts Inspired Shorts

    77 mins
    Music, visual, literary and performing arts all play a part in these short films.

    In This Program: 6 Degrees of Inspiration, Fausto in the Dark, Mariposas, The Orchard of St. Vincent, The People’s Cookie, Unfinished, 2017 (Mixed media)


Dates & Times

Plays In:
Arts Inspired Shorts

Brava Theater
09/23/2018 4:00 PM