Synopsis: Two Venezuelan-American siblings residing in New York are unable to physically attend their grandfather’s funeral due to the collapse of their home country, so they decide to attend online.
About the Filmmaker: Sofía Blanco was born on November 1st, 1991 in Caracas, Venezuela. She moved to Boston, Massachusetts at the age of 9 in 2001. She moved to New York to complete a Bachelor’s Degree in Film Studies at Columbia University. She currently works as an Assistant Director in the DGA for feature films such as ‘She Said’, and television series such as ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ and ‘Reservation Dogs’. ‘El Funeral’ is her debut film as a director.
This film is showing in the The Recollection Collection shorts screening at The Forum Auditorium on 11th November at 15:00.
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Selected films from the The Recollection Collection strand will be available online from 12th November until 3rd December.
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