Baracoa

Logline

In a quiet Cuban village, Leonel, an introspective boy, contemplates change as his older friend Antuán moves to the city.

Sinopsis

Hot summer has come in their tiny village in the Cuban countryside, Leonel and Antuán intimately explore their universe far from adults. With a considerable difference in age, their unique friendship is torn between games and fights, conversations about everyday life, existentialist questions, simple pleasures and boredom.

As his older friend is drawn to the busy life of the city, Leonel is forced
to examine his life and place in the world.

While the Cuban society is going through a transitional period, the two friends also come to a crossroads.

 

Team

Directed by: Pablo Briones
Co-directed by: Jace Freeman y Sean Clark
Produced by: Benjamin Poumey, Estephania Bonnett Alonso, Jace Freeman, Sean Clark

D.O.P: Jace Freeman
Sound: Sean Clark
Editor: Damián Plandolit
Sound design: Riccardo Studer
Original Music: Pablo Garmón

Technical Information

90 minutes
Spanish

2019
Subtítles: french / english / german
Shooting format: 2k
Screening format: dcp 2k / hd
Sound: 5.1 / 2.0
Web: http://baracoa.Film/

 

World Sales

Sweet Spot Docs

Festivals and awards

WORLD PREMIER: 69th BERLIN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 
Generation KPlus & Nominado al Glashütte Original Doc Award

22th FESTIVAL DE MÁLAGA 
Official documentary selection
Winner of BIZNAGA DE PLATA – PREMIO DEL PÚBLICO

CPH:DOX 2019
Highlights section

SHEFFIELD DOC/FEST 2019
Official Competition

Winner of THE YOUTH JURY AWARD

LOCARNO FILM FESTIVAL 2019
Swiss Premiere

FIDBA 2019
Official Competition Feature Latin American films

NASHVILLE FILM FESTIVAL 2019
Official Competition

MIDBO Muestra Internacional de Documental de Bogotá 2019
Official Competition

FILMAR 2019
First Feature Films Competition

THIS HUMAN WORLD FESTIVAL 2019
International Competition

FESTIVAL DE CINE DE LA HABANA 2019
Official Competition

SOLOTURNER FILM FESTIVAL 2020
Official Competition

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