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One hour of Dominican Short Film

  • Varsity 4329 University Way Northeast Seattle, WA, 98105 United States (map)

EL FONDILLO MARAVILLOSO

Seattle Premiere

Director: Cesar Rodriguez

Running Time: 20 min

Country: Dominican Republic / Puerto Rico

2016

Comedy

Rating: PG-13

Spanish w/ English subtitles

Cast: Luis Gonzaga

Chique Bonbón, uses his pimped out candy truck to seduce women. He adheres to a strict set of rules and a technique that seems infallible, until the day he catches a glimpse of a booty he thought could not exist. For those that become obsessed, the streets can become a dangerous place.

 

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IN MY MOTHER’S ARMS

World Premiere

Director: Lia Chapman

Running Time: 15 min

Country: Spain, Dominican Republic

2017

Drama

Rating: PG-13

Spanish w/ English subtitles

Cast: Joaquin De Almeida, Julie Carmen, Lia Chapman, Renee Victor, Marlynne Frierson, Herman Jhansen, Hillary Hickman, Bryon Azoulay 

Angel's abusive relationship is interrupted with news that her mother is in a coma. Angel leaves Spain and arrives in Los Angeles with a decision to make. Will she pull the plug on her Mother? Angel wrestles with her anger for her mother and finds the answer she has longed for all her life. 

LO QUE PUDO HABER SIDO / What Could Have Been

Northwest Premiere

Director: Violeta Lockhart

Running Time: 13 min

Country: Spain, Dominican Republic

2016

Fiction

Rating: PG-13

Spanish w/ English subtitles

Cast: Alexandra Agulló y Juanma Falcón  

Alicia and Javi share a present and a pass in a car. When Javi brings back memories and the need to look for a second chance Alicia will have to make a decision.

MALAS DECISIONES/ Bad Choices

Seattle Premiere

Director: Ronny Canario

Running Time: 15 min

Country: USA, Dominican Republic

2016

Drama

Rating: PG-13

Spanish w/ English subtitles

Cast: Antonio Rubio, Agar Garcia, Alejandro Martinez, Jarxiel

Maximo a Dominican man of about 50 Years must fight in the city of New York to get the money of the treatment of his wife in Dominican Republic that is dying of cancer, to have No more options recur where a drug dealer friend of childhood to look for the borrowed money , This lends him the money and when he is going to put the money he finds with some criminals who offer him to sell a gold, this seat and buys it in the hope of raising money for the treatment of his wife, now he has to try to recover it.

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ORDERED OUT / Expulsados  

World Premiere

Director: Duarte Geraldino

Running Time: 9 min

Country:  USA, Dominican Republic

2017

Drama

Rating: PG-13

English

Cast: Jessica Caro, Ramon Caro, Alisa Wellek, Alex Caro, Ramon Caro,  Alejandra Caro

In, Ordered Out, we follow the Caro family.  Both father and son are being ordered out of the United States.  Ramon Caro is being deported after spending nearly 30 years in prison, while his son is being deployed to the Middle East to defend a country that has banished his father.

TIZNAO / Smudged

Northwest Premiere

Director: Andrés Farías

Running Time: 15 min

Country: Cuba, Dominican Republic

2015

Drama

Rating: PG-13

Spanish w/ English subtitles

Cast: César Domínguez, Osvaldo Doimeadios, Carlos Massola, Yessica Perryman, Reiniel Morales,  Antonio Alonso

Under the threat of a Hurricane pending over the city, Lubrini is looking for his lover, who disappeared in the streets of Havana.

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Note:  Free parking is available to movie-goers all weekend long and after 6:00 pm on weekdays at two lots. Both are across from each other on Brooklyn Avenue Northeast between 45th and 47th Streets. The lot on the east side of the street is primary, and the lot on the west side of Brooklyn is overflow. When you return to your car after the show, place your ticket stub in the yellow envelope left on your windshield. Deposit in the parking lot pay box and you’re all set to go!

Sponsored by NY Dominican Film Festival, Delta Air Lines, The Stranger.

Earlier Event: October 8
Reinbou
Later Event: October 9
La Familia Reyna