My Aunt Gilma

  • Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of| 2022| Spanish| 82'| Colour
  • Director: Alexandra Henao
  • Producer: Beto Benites
  • Screenplay: Alexandra Henao
  • Cast: Maryale Benites, Diana Peñalver, Luis Domingo Gonzalez, Carolina Torres

Synopsis: Isabel, 13, takes care of her aunt Gilma, who was admitted to a hospital in Caracas after being beaten by her partner. In the midst of the chaos that surrounds them, Isabel will do anything to save her aunt and keep a promise.

Directors Bio: Alexandra Henao graduated from the National Film and TV School NFTS (UK). Her feature-length documentary Poisoning Kuyuhani has been recognized as Best Andean Documentary in the Franco-Andean contest Documenta 2017. Her short film La Uva is among the Top Ten of the AXN FF and participated in the 34th Mostra de São Paulo. She won recognition for Best Cinematography 2019 and 2021, at Venezuela’s National FF, with Opposite Direction and The Night of the Two Moons.

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