To Kill a Man

Javi shows up for the last time at a queer club where he works as an erotic dancer, but he must deal with Castillo, a regular customer who resists the fact that he will never see him again.

  • Orlando Mora Cabrera
    Gemini, Olga
  • Isadora Lis
  • Joab Huc
  • Pichu Valdez
    Mofle, La cuna del demdow
  • Matheus Moura
    Dictadura Morada
  • Ángel Ruz
    Key Cast
  • Eduardo Martínez
    Key Cast
    Santa y Andrés, Pies en la Arena, Agosto
  • Kiriam Gutiérrez
    Key Cast
    Los Dioses Rotos
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    Matar a un Hombre
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    12 minutes
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    July 30, 2023
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Director Biography - Orlando Mora Cabrera

Orlando Mora Cabrera (Havana, 1994)
Cuban filmmaker, graduated in Audiovisual Communication from the University of the Arts, ISA. He studied the special program Documentary Video Production in Havana, at New York University - TISCH School of the Arts. He has worked in different areas of the film industry, with emphasis on directing, scriptwriting and editing of fiction and documentary projects. His work has been selected for festivals such as Guadalajara FICG, Moscow MIFF, Melbourne MIFF, DOC NYC, Trinidad and Tobago TTFF, among others. He is currently continuing his film studies at the International Film and Television School of San Antonio de los Baños (EICTV).

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Director Statement

Our film proposes an exploration of freedom, of the limits that can be reached to achieve or repress it, and it does so through the confrontation of two bodies. For Javi and Castillo, the body of the other conditions their own freedom, and in that sense our film also becomes aware of bodies, understood as the first political space. All political violence, is violence against the body; from this idea, we propose an exploration of different manifestations of violence, domination or control that can be exercised against the body. The divergent masculinities of both characters collide as do two opposing sides of today's Cuba, in a growing tension between the old, institutionalized, patriarchal and dominant morality that opposes a new creative force, queer and eager for freedom.