And the whole sky fit in dead cow’s eye

Emeteria (85) is visited by the ghost of her patrón, Teodoro. She believes he has come to take her to the afterlife, but he has more devastating news.

  • Francisca Alegría
    Director
  • Francisca Alegría
    Writer
  • Birgit Gernboeck, Augusto Matte, Florencia Larrea
    Producer
  • Shenda Roman, Luis Dubó, Catalina Saavendra, Gregory Cohen
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    18 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    August 25, 2016
  • Country of Origin:
    Chile
  • Country of Filming:
    Chile
  • Language:
    Spanish
  • Shooting Format:
    digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    2:35
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Sundance Film Festiwal
    Park City
    United States
    January 20, 2017
    Best Jury Film Award
  • Telluride Film Festival
    Telluride
    United States
    August 25, 2016
    World Premiere
  • Toronto IFF
    Toronto
    United States
    September 10, 2016
    Canadian Premiere
  • New York IFF
    New York
    United States
Director Biography - Francisca Alegría

Francisca Alegría is a Chilean screenwriter/director, who’s work extends from music videos to experimental and narrative short films. Before coming to Columbia, she was selected at the Buenos Aires Talent Campus. Her short films have traveled to different international film festivals and on 2015 she won the prestigious Katharina Otto-Bernstein Award. Now a days, she is developing a feature length with hopes of directing it in Chile, 2017.

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