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IN A WHISPER / A MEDIA VOZ (2019)

Centerpiece Film (Documentary) | 90 min | Heidi Hassan Patricia Pérez | Spain, France, Switzerland, Cuba
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Film Showtimes

Show Date

  • 2021-11-09

Show times

  • 6:30PM

Synopsis

NY PREMIERE

An intimate and revealing autoethnographic documentary about uprootedness, motherhood, love of film, friendship and freedom.

Two filmmakers who have been best friends since childhood, both part of the Cuban diaspora, share their intimate and emotional journey while they try to find themselves and each other in a foreign land.

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Dos cineastas y amigas de infancia enfrentan los desafíos del desarraigo mientras intentan reconstruir sus vidas lejos de Cuba. Un emocionante documental auto-etnográfico sobre la nostalgia, la amistad, las raíces y el exilio, que refleja el desasosiego de toda una generación.

Festivals & Awards

  • Best Feature-Length Documentary: International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA)
  • Best Documentary: Feroz Awards (Spanish Film Press)
  • Best Feature-Length Documentary: International Festival of New Latin American Cinema in Havana

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IN A WHISPER / A MEDIA VOZ

Centerpiece Film (Documentary)

Film Director

Heidi Hassan (Cuba, 1978). After getting a degree in Cinematography from the International Film School of San Antonio de los Baños, Cuba in 2002, she emigrated to Switzerland where she continued her professional training at the Haute Ecole d’Art et Design in Geneva (HEAD). She got her diploma in Film Directing in 2008. Nowadays she reconciles her personal work as a filmmaker and visual artist with numerous collaborations as a director of photography. Her work has been presented in prestigious international film festivals where they received several awards and critical acclaim. A MEDIA VOZ (In a Whisper) is her second full-length documentary, made in collaboration with Patricia Pérez Fernández.

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Heidi Hassan (Cuba, 1978) Después de graduarse en 2002 en Dirección de Fotografía en la Escuela Internacional de Cine de San Antonio de los Baños de Cuba, emigran Suiza y continúa su formación en la Haute Ecole d’Art et Design de Ginebra (HEAD) en la que finaliza en el 2008 con el título de Dirección de Cine. Actualmente concilia su trabajo personal como realizadora y artista visual con numerosas colaboraciones como directora de fotografía. Sus obras han sido presentadas en festivales internacionales recibiendo premios y reconocimientos. A MEDIA VOZ es su segundo largometraje documental, realizado en colaboración con Patricia Pérez Fernández.

Patricia Pérez Fernández (Cuba, 1978) After getting a degree in Drama from Havana’s Instituto Superior de Arte (ISA), she continued her training at the International Film School of San Antonio de los Baños, Cuba, where she got her diploma in Film Directing in 2002. In 2003 she got a scholarship to pursue postgraduate studies at the Film and Audiovisual School of Catalonia (ESCAC) and migrated to Spain. Since then, she has made several fiction short films and documentaries. Currently, she is a staff member of DOCMA (Spain’s Documentary Producers Association).
A MEDIA VOZ
(In a Whisper)
is her debut as a full-length documentary director, made in collaboration with Heidi Hassan.

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Patricia Pérez Fernández (Cuba, 1978) Es diplomada en Dirección Cinematográfica en la Escuela Internacional de Cine de San Antonio de los Baños (Cuba) y Licenciada en Dirección de Teatro en el Instituto Superior de Arte de Habana. Desde 2003 reside y trabaja en España. Ha dirigido y escrito varios documentales de creación, además de trabajar como editora y guionista para otras producciones independientes. Desde el 2014 forma parte de la Junta Directiva de DOCMA, Asociación de documentalistas de España. A MEDIA VOZ es su ópera prima de largometraje documental, realizada conjuntamente con Heidi Hassan.

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