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Ave Domus
Mexico / Drama / 15 minutes

Director/Writer: Jerónimo Hill

Producer: Jerónimo Hill, José Antonio Trillo G.G., Arturo Zárate A.

Cast: Natalia Plascencia

A grieving woman goes into an unknown house, where a loved one once lived but is no more. Through exploring the space, objects, clothes, music, and even the materials and architecture of this now empty house, she meets with this person again, in a metaphysical space. In this alternate dimension, she finds the opportunity to end a cycle and close a wound that had been left open

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Familia
Puerto Rico / Drama / 11 minutes

Director: Jams xBash

Writer: Pilar Valdés

Producer: Pilar Valdés, Jams xBash, Rafael Oller, Patricia Alonso

Cast: Pilar Valdés, ,Carola García, Braulio Castillo

FAMILIA is a tropical-psychological thriller following a tortured Puerto Rican author as she struggles with a difficult choice years after her parents divorce.

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Gone (Desaparecida)
Mexico / Thriller / 15 minutes

Director/Writer: Valeria Lopez Mancheva, Fabián Archondo

Producer: Sergio Alejandro Livas

Cast: Mayra Hermosillo, Luis de Tavira, Luis Ernesto Verdín

A young woman lives a quiet live, with a new romance at hand, until she finds her own image on a missing person poster.

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Little Hours in A Perfect World
Mexico / Drama / 22 minutes

Director/Writer: Daniel Humberto Campos

Producer: Daniel Humberto Campos

Cast: Renata Sández, Yoaxy León

Natalia, an 18-year-old girl, doesn't know what to do with her life, she intends to study for the college exam but she also works at a restaurant. One night, coming back home, an accident happens in the subway and it stops giving service. Along the way, she will meet characters and situations that will make her notice aspects of her life and her relationship with the world that will take her in a different way.

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The Recruitment
Dominican Republic / Drama / 6 minutes

Director: Christian Elliott, Neal Johnson, Bruce Macdonald

Writer: Christian Elliott, Neal Johnson

Producer: Angel Puello

Cast: Janiluz Goldstein, Andre Vilalta, Shirley Pérez, Iban Marrero

Two siblings based in Latin America are victims of intrafamilial trafficking by their step-dad. The boy longs to attend school, and his older sister is looking for an escape. The girl meets a man who wines and dines her, only then to assault her sexually. 

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Unheimlich
Mexico / Horror / 16 minutes

Director/Writer: Fabio Colonna

Producer: Rejaz F. Guizar, Arantxa Suárez

Cast: Helena Puig, José María Higareda

The eternal fight between the conscious and unconscious.