Dios Nunca Muere  Ireland / 2019 / 15 mins

Over the course of three years, the filmmakers collaborated with a Hispanic community in upstate New York to develop and produce the short. Many starred in the film as well. The story and setting is drawn from real life experiences and conditions, aimed to tell the narrative of one mother’s complex relationship to her children -- a universal story set against the backdrop of immigration with the hope that in understanding one characters' complexity, the same can be understood of the community surrounding her, a community too often thrown together and branded.

Barbara Cigarroa is a Mexican-American filmmaker from South Texas. She resides in New York City and holds an MFA in Screenwriting from Columbia University and a BA in English from Yale University. A storyteller, with a passion for social justice activism, and Hispanic narratives, Barbara’s work has been recognized world-wide on the festival circuit, and through individual grants and awards from organizations including the Kellogg Foundation.

Barbara is the 2016 recipient of the Alex Sichel Fellowship, an honor given to a promising female filmmaker at Columbia University. Her screenplay, “The Other Side,” was a second-round finalist to the 2018 Sundance Screenwriter’s Lab. And her short film, “Marta Rosa,” was an official selection at dozens of international film festivals, including Austin, New Orleans, and Palm Springs, where it won Panavision’s “Best North American” short.

Showtimes

Thursday, December 12 / 11:00am

The Current Art Gallery, Baha Mar

Sunday, December 15 / 1:00pm

The Current Art Gallery, Baha Mar

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Credits

Director

Barbara Cigarroa

Screenwriter

Barbara Cigarroa

Producers

Julie O'Leary, Rezwan Shahriar Sumit

Principal Cast

Mónica Del Carmen, Diego Sanchez, Miley Cabañas

Language

English Subtitles



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