Carpinteros / Woodpeckers
José María Cabral | Dominican Republic | 2016 | Fiction | 107min | NY PREMIERE
SVA THEATRE 3/31 @ 7:15PM
Director present for Q&A
AMC LOEWS 34ST 4/5 @ 5:00PM


A young man finds love in a Dominican Republic prison in this fresh and indelible film burgeoning with atmosphere, sexuality and grit.

Un joven encuentra el amor en una cárcel de
la República Dominica. Carpinteros es una película fresca, con agallas y llena de sexualidad.


José María Cabral (born in Santo Domingo in 1988) started making films when he was 16 years old, and he has produced, directed, and written several features. His film Jaque Mate! (2012) was selected as the Dominican entry for the foreign language film Academy Award. Cabral is now promoting his new feature drama, Carpinteros, which is about the realities and relationships of prisoners in Dominican jails.