Be A Good Liar, Jackie Chang

Chan Lee and Gloria meet in a bar. He takes her to his place, cooks a feast and fantasizes about an erotic encounter with her. As they are about to eat, Chan Lee discovers Gloria’s awful table manners and the evening takes a different turn.

  • Grethel Castillo
    Director
  • Adolfo Mena Cejas
    Director
  • Adolfo Mena Cejas
    Writer
  • Grethel Castillo
    Writer
  • Adolfo Mena Cejas
    Producer
  • Grethel Castillo
    Producer
  • Víctor León
    Key Cast
    “Chan Lee”
  • Elizabeth Devesa
    Key Cast
    “Gloria”
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Miénteme bien, Jackie Chang
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    12 minutes 17 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    April 11, 2014
  • Production Budget:
    1,500 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Cuba
  • Country of Filming:
    Cuba
  • Shooting Format:
    HD
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • International Festival of New Latin American Cinema
    La Habana
    Cuba
  • Havana Film Festival of New York
    New York
    United States
  • Trinidad and Tobago International Film Festival
    Port of Spain
    Trinidad and Tobago
    September 23, 2014
Director Biography - Grethel Castillo, Adolfo Mena Cejas

Adolfo Mena Cejas is an award-winning director and scriptwriter of short films that have been exhibited in several countries. As Assistant Director in theater, Adolfo worked in organizing and staging five plays for El Público Theater Company, directed by the renowned author Carlos Díaz; and with veteran director Stephen Bayly, on two plays. In relation to Art, Adolfo has worked as Cuban Art Specialist for different organizations.

Bio-filmography

The Machine (Cuba-USA, 2016-2017)
(Director, producer, scriptwriter. 10 minutes. 2017)
• Best Narrative Short Film Award (London Eye International Film Festival).
• Official Selection at HollyShorts Film Festival, NewFilmmakers LA, Artists Rise Up Los Angeles and Mammoth Film Festival (USA, California).

Be A Good Liar, Jackie Chang (Cuba, 2014)
(Director, producer, scriptwriter.12 minutes. 2014)
• Screenings at film festivals in Cuba, Mexico, Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, and
the U.S.
• Best Fiction, Best Sound Design, and Best Editing Awards (Almacén de la
Imagen Film Festival).
• Best Short Film of 2014 (Cinematographic Press Association of Cuba).

Nani & Tati (Cuba, 2013)
(Director, producer, scriptwriter. 20 minutes. 2013)
• Screenings at film festivals in Cuba, Brazil, and the U.S.
• Best Fiction, Best Sound Design (Young Filmmakers Film Festival, Havana).
• Best Script and Best Actress Awards (Almacén de la Imagen Film Festival).

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