Official Selection FFTG Awards 2020 Laurel

La Santera ©

Drama
15 mins
United States
English, Spanish

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Synopsis

Graciela uses her mother’s faith in Santeria to protect her younger sister from a predator.Graciela is turning fifteen, on the night of her Quinceañera her younger sister’s safety is threatened by her powerful Uncle Ito. She decides she must protect Victoria. She visits a local Botánica and uses her mother’s faith in Santeria to protect her younger sister. Even with the best of intentions things go wrong and the Pandora’s box she has opened came with unexpected results.

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Title: 

La Santera ©

Original Title: 

La Santera ©

Production Year: 

2020

Subtitles: 

English

Director: 

Casts: 

Yerania Del Orbe – “Anais”
Yuliana Sleme – “Graciela”
Joseph C. Reyes – “Ito Del Gadillo”
Leyla Ulerio – “Victoria”
Ambar Luna Reyes – “Linda Del Gadillo”

Producer: 

Yerania Del Orbe, Michael Bonaventura, Roosevelt Davis, Hugo Salazar (Associate Producer), Ambar Luna Reyes (Associate Producer)

Writer: 

Yerania Del Orbe

Editor: 

Esteban Aburto

Dir. of Photography: 

Alejandra Rubiera

Sound Design:

Diana Hernandez

Music:

Silvio Buchmeier

Production Design:

Fabian Barreneche Vega

Costumes:

Rita Mae Sylvester

Director's Interview

Festival: 

2020

Category: 

Short Films under 40 minutes

Country: 

United States

Language: 

EnglishSpanish

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