Model Town

Director

 

2007, documentary, 14 minutes, SD video

 

In this story of deindustrialization, the residents of Hershey (Cuba) 

remember with nostalgia their town's past cultural and economic splendor.

Selected Screenings

 

2013          Submerged: Alternative Cuban Cinema, Traveling Film Festival, US

2008          Institute of International Visual Arts Series, "States of Exchange,” UK 

2008          Ícaro Film Festival, Guatemala

2008          VIART Film Festival, Venezuela 

2008          FENAVID Film Festival, Bolivia 

2007          Havana Film Festival, Cuba 

2007          Association of Audiovisual Schools of Latin America: Special Exhibit, Argentina 

2007          Muestra de Jóvenes Realizadores, Cuba

2007          Cine Plaza, Cuba 

2007          Almacén de la Imagen Film Festival, Cuba 

2007          Providence Festival of New Latin American Cinema, US

2007          Por La Vida Film Festival, Cuba 

 

Accomplishments

 

2008          Selected among the six best documentaries screened in Cuba in 2007 by the                                                     National Association of Film Press

2008          VIART Film Festival - Best Documentary

2008          FENAVID Film Festival - Best Documentary

2007          Havana Film Festival - Sara Gómez Prize

2007          Association of Audiovisual Schools of Latin America - Best Film

2007          Muestra de Jóvenes Realizadores - Best Sound, Asociación Hermanos Saíz Prize

2007          Union of Cuban Writers and Artists’ Caracol Awards - Special Jury Prize, SIGNIS                                               Prize, CINED Prize

2007          Cine Plaza - Best Documentary

2007          Almacén de la Imagen - Grand Prize, Best Documentary, Best Director, Best                                                     Cinematography, Best Sound, Best Editing, Ludwig Foundation Prize, Televisión de                                           Camaguey’s Claqueta Prize

2007          Por La Vida Film Festival - Special Jury Mention