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Celebration

In the tropic highlands of Veracruz, Gustavo confronts the old age loneliness growing anthuriums. One morning, he finds a turkey that will change his lonely routine.

Gustavo enfrenta la soledad de la vejez cultivando flores exóticas en el trópico veracruzano. Un día, se encuentra a un guajolote que cambiará su rutina solitaria y lo enfrentará a las ideas de su hija.

  • Juan Manuel Barreda
    Director
  • Juan Manuel Barreda
    Writer
  • Ana Mary Ramos
    Producer
  • Claudio Luis García
    Key Cast
  • Elizabeth Valdez
    Key Cast
  • Carlos Correa
    Photography
    La Parka
  • Omar Juárez
    Sound design
  • Jerry Tapia
    Music
  • Yaizu Vázquez
    Production coordinator
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Celebración
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    18 minutes 52 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    March 11, 2016
  • Production Budget:
    10,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Mexico
  • Country of Filming:
    Mexico
  • Language:
    Spanish
  • Shooting Format:
    DIgital
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Tampere Film Festival (International Competition)
    Tampere
    Finland
    March 10, 2016
    World Premier
  • Huesca International Film Festival (Iberoamerican Competition)
    Huesca
    Spain
    June 17, 2016
    Spanish premier
  • Internationales Festival Zeichen der Nacht (International Competition)
    Saarbrücken
    Germany
    June 24, 2016
    German premiere
  • Festival Biarritz Amérique Latine (Official Competition)
    Biarritz
    France
    September 26, 2016
    French Premiere
  • Ponferrada International Film Festival (International Competition)
    Ponferrada
    Spain
    September 30, 2016
  • Bogotá Short film Festival (International Competition)
    Bogotá
    Colombia
    December 6, 2016
    Latinoamerican Premier
  • Festival Internationa Signes de Nuit (Paris)
    Paris
    France
    November 24, 2016
  • Martil International Film Festival (Shorts Competition)
    Martil
    Morocco
    December 16, 2016
    North African Premier
  • Antarctics short and documentary Film Festival (International Competition)
    Antarctic
    Finland
    January 20, 2017
    Antarctics Premiere
  • Busan International short film festival (International Competition)
    Busan
    Korea, Republic of
    April 25, 2017
    Asian Premiere
  • Festival Ibero - Latinoamericano de Grenoble (Shorts Competition)
    Grenoble
    France
    March 21, 2017
  • Tlanchana Fest (Shorts Competition)
    Metepec
    Mexico
    March 31, 2017
  • Corto e Fieno - Rural Film Festival
    Omegna
    Italy
    September 16, 2017
  • International film festival KineNova
    Skopje
    Macedonia, the former Yugoslav Republic of
    October 6, 2017
    Macedonian Premier
  • Kathmandu International Mountain Film Festival
    Kathmandu
    Nepal
    December 17, 2017
    Nepal Premiere
  • Cinetekton!
    Puebla
    Mexico
    November 9, 2017
  • Oftálmica Cine
    Xalapa
    Mexico
    April 28, 2018
  • Kiné Muestra internacional de cortometrajes
    Puebla
    Mexico
    May 20, 2018
  • Rural Film Festival
    La Mancha
    Spain
    August 5, 2018
  • Panorámica, Muestra de cine independiete
    Mexico City
    Mexico
    July 30, 2018
Director Biography - Juan Manuel Barreda

Born in 1983, in Puebla, México. After self-taught preparation, he has been recognized in several international film festivals. He directed documentaries for the UN and UNESCO, about forced displacement, science and art. Celebration, his second short film, has been screened at the Tampere, Huesca and Biarritz film festivals, among others.

Nació en 1983 en Puebla, México. De formación autodidacta, ha sido reconocido en festivales cinematográficos internacionales. Dirigió documentales para la O.N.U. y la UNESCO en los temas de desplazamiento forzado de personas, científicos y sobre Arte. Celebración, su segundo cortometraje, ha sido exhibido en los festivales de cine de Tampere, Huesca y Biarritz, entre otros.

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