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Behind the Felt

For Mary Valentin, being the new kid in school can be a scary experience, it's bad enough she knows she won't fit in and on top of that, all the odd looks from the students fill her with anxiety. Now she has to believe in herself and show everyone who she really is.

  • Kenneth Soto
    Director
  • Soidalee Garcia
    Director
  • Carlos Zengotita
    Writer
  • Marysol Girona
    Key Cast
    "Mary Valentin"
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Tras La Felpa
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Comedy, Children
  • Runtime:
    2 minutes 10 seconds
  • Country of Origin:
    Puerto Rico
  • Country of Filming:
    Puerto Rico
  • Language:
    Spanish
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    Yes
  • FACIUNI Becas

    Puerto Rico
    February 3, 2020
    Finalista Local
  • Lusca Film Fest
    Guaynabo
    Puerto Rico
    October 22, 2019
    BoriShort 3
    Official Selection
  • ENFOQUE FILM FEST
    Mayagüez
    Puerto Rico
    September 23, 2020
    Oficial Selection
  • Rincon International Film Festival
    Rincon
    Puerto Rico
    September 8, 2020
    Directors Choice Best Student Film
Director Biography - Kenneth Soto, Soidalee Garcia

Kenneth William Soto Cancel (23), native of San Sebastián, is a university student in his 4th year of the Digital Cinematography Bachelor's degree. With the dream of being a Film Director, during his studies, he directed his first short film "Tras la Felpa" which was screened at the "Lusca Film Fest", became one of the 5 finalists from Puerto Rico in the "Scholarships Faciuni ” and won the Dir. Choice Best Student Film award at the Rincon International Film Fest. In addition, he has participated in various short films such as 1st AD and Art Director.
His interest in the world of entertainment is to be able to work in the film industry of Puerto Rico creating content that has never been made on our beautiful island and to make a reality the collection of stories about him that he has written for years. Besides being a movie buff, Kenneth is a lover of animations and video games. His greatest wish is to be able to Direct a horror movie and an animation short film.

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