Documentary Short Film Contest 48 ED. 2020
Switzerland 2020 14' Documentary
Domitila has been an undocumented domestic worker living in Geneva for more than 20 years. After losing her daughter, she finds herself in an unprecedented economic and social precariousness.
DIRECTION: Pablo Briones
Born in 1983 in Tucumán, Argentina, Pablo Briones is a film director, film editor and cinematographer based in Geneva, Switzerland. During his film studies at Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, he was curator for the Cineclub La Quimera & Agencia Córdoba Cultura. While taking a master’s degree in film at ECAL/HEAD, he directed À beira de Lisboa (Silver Award ZINEBI’55) and A barca, a dyptich of short essay films that screened at festivals including Visions du Réel, Jihlava and IndieLisboa. In 2016 he takes part of a workshop in Cuba with Abbas Kiarostami, where he directed Pezcal (Best Workshop Film) screened at Locarno, Oberhausen and Havana among others. His debut feature film Baracoa was screened at Berlinale 69 (Best Doc Award nomination), Locarno, CPH:DOX and won the Youth Jury Award at Sheffield Doc/Fest and the Audience Award at Málaga Film Festival. Beside his artistic work, he is a regular speaker in film schools like HEAD-Genève and CISA-Locarno.
Selected filmography: 2013 À beira de Lisboa, short; 2015 A barca, short; 2016 Pezcal, short; 2019 Baracoa, feature; 2020 Les traces, short; 2020 La casa abandonada, short (wip).
|Pablo Briones, Coralie Vienny. Earthling Productions.|
|Juan Camilo Olmos Feris.|
|Domitila Tineo Medrano.|
|Color correction: Rocio Montama.|