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Film: Riot Girls: Españolas en corto

Overview

Four short films curated by the online magazine Cortosfera.es and demonstrating the growing importance of female directors in this genre. From Instituto Cervantes’ Espacio femenino series; presented in partnership with Instituto Cervantes as part of the Bank of America Free Thursday Film Series; Spanish with English subtitles.

Free ticketed event; tickets available one hour before show

Miss Wamba
A woman tormented by her past meets an old man with whom she immediately connects.
2017; directed by Estefanía Cortés; 17 minutes; not rated.

Oasis
Nieves gets a job as the superintendent of a decaying apartment complex in New York City. But the job becomes more difficult than she anticipated when she discovers a disturbing secret in one of the units.
2014; directed by Carmen Jiménez; 15 minutes; not rated (suggested R rating).

Sara a la fuga
At 15 years old, Sara has been living for some time in a shelter for minors. Although he has promised to go see her, she has not seen her father for years, and has learned the lesson that she is completely alone in the world. Her tutor, Núria, will do everything in her power to help her.
2015; directed by Belén Funes; 15 minutes; not rated (suggested PG-13 rating).

Waste
A small community of young women is subjected to a series of strange rules and rituals, in which a pencil manipulated by the group leader guides the actions of the group. This routine is interrupted by the death of one of the members and the subsequent confrontation of the leader by the victim’s closest friend.
2016; directed by Petra Garmon; 16 minutes; not rated.