Cleveland International Film Festival, Maryland Film Festival, Boston Underground Film Festival, Morbido Fest, Women in Horror Film Fest, Cine Huesca
Golden Skull for Best Latin American Short (Morbido)
Best Overall Short & Socially Conscious Short (Women in Horror Film Festival)
Daniel Fuentes Lobo, Cesar Mijangos, Ruth Ramos
Maya Korn, Diana Mata
From Mexico, Ashley George’s potent DIABLA (Canadian Premiere) sees a 17-year-old assault survivor embracing local witch culture to attain revenge through her unrealized female power. It’s a melancholically scorching work, rich in character and expressive detail, told with a tone of fantastical social realism that lands with tremendous impact.
At Raven’s End Mortuary, a young woman’s curiosity about death and his past “clients” leads Montgomery Dark to relate a few of the most bizarre tales.
Mauro Iván Ojeda
As an undertaker, death is Bernardo’s business, but it also pervades the home his family lives in. An exceptional ghost story.
John C. Lyons, Dorota Swies
Two neighbours fight for survival against a poison that is infecting their soil. The realities of environmental crisis are released from the shadows!