Cancer & Leo

Leo discovers that he has a serious illness, he is having a bad time assimilating his condition, until Cancer a homeless man, gives him hope.

  • Javier j Rojas
    Clitoris Bar, As Distilled Water
  • Javier Lavalle
    Clitoris Bar, As Distilled Water
  • Jose Echeverry
    As Distilled Water
  • Abel Mesa
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Experimental, Short
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  • Runtime:
    3 minutes 56 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    August 8, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    150 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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Director Biography - Javier j Rojas

Javier J Rojas Lavalle is a musician and filmmaker. He studied music for seven years, transitioned to photography, and then eventually into filmmaking. Pursuing film and TV production at Manuela Beltran University in Bogota, Colombia, Javier worked as director and cinematographer on multiple school productions. He later studied digital cinematography at Unitec University, producing and directing his short film, As Distilled Water (2014).

Javier earned his Master of Fine Arts in Film Production from Full Sail University in Florida USA where he collaborated on eight short films in the camera, grip, and sound departments. As cinematographer on his thesis film, 5K, a short comedy film about overcoming sexism and other obstacles, Javier worked closely with the GNE team through a 4-day production on location. Javier also composed an original song for the thesis film.

7 Years of passionate production and storytelling.
A professional with leading roles on over 30 productions, including short films, documentaries commercials, and music videos.

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Director Statement

One must chase creativity like a leopard to a gazelle does not matter what it is, the race is always worth it!