Oda a la Piña (Ode to the Pineapple)




2008, narrative, 10 minutes, 35 mm


This musical parody, an homage to a poem that forged Cuban cultural identity, centers on a cabaret dancer who suddenly losses her sense rhythm.

Selected Screenings

2010          Huesca Film Festival, Spain

2009          Tribeca Film Festival, US

2009          Shanghai International Film Festival, China 

2009          Cartagena de Indias International Film Festival, Colombia 

2009          Havana Film Festival, Cuba

2009          Kustendorf Film & Music Festival, Serbia

2009          Muestra de Jóvenes Realizadores, Cuba 

2009          Por la Vida Film Festival, Cuba

2008          Almacén de la Imagen, Cuba 


2009          Among the 5 best Cuban films of 2008 by International Film Guide

2009          Tribeca Film Festival - Student Visionary Award’s Special Mention

2009          Shanghai International Film Festival - Best Director

2009          Cartagena de Indias Int. Film Festival - Special Jury Mention

2009          Muestra de Jóvenes Realizadores - Best Music

2008          Union of Cuban Writers & Artists’ Caracol Awards - Special Mention

2009          Por la Vida Film Festival - Best Short Narrative

2008          Almacén de la Imagen - Grand Jury PrizeBest Director