Private Project

The Fisherman

A humble Cuban fisherman is having a harsh winter at the open sea. For the sake of his family and against all odds, he needs to capture a fish tonight.

  • Ana A. Alpízar
    Director
    The Premiere, Twilight, Yunaisy
  • Ana A. Alpízar
    Writer
    The Premiere, Twilight, Yunaisy
  • Reinel García Pérez
    Producer
    Twilight, Yunaisy, The Premiere
  • Ana A. Alpízar
    Producer
    The Premiere, Twilight, Yunaisy
  • Juan Pablo Daranas Molina
    Producer
    Yunaisy, Twilight, The Premiere
  • Alex Medina
    Producer
    Customer Service; Alejandrito and the Bogeyman
  • FILA20 filmes
    Production Company
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    14 minutes 49 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    March 2, 2017
  • Country of Origin:
    Cuba
  • Language:
    Spanish
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    4:3
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Muestra Joven
    Havana
    Cuba
    April 5, 2017
    World Premiere
    GRAND JURY PRIZE, BEST PRODUCTION, BEST ACTOR, BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY, PRIX ERIC JEAN 2016, HACIENDO CINE PRODUCTION FUND WINNER
  • World Cinema Amsterdam
    Amsterdam
    Netherlands
    August 26, 2017
    International Premiere
    Official Selection
  • Muestra de Cine Joven Cubano en Montevideo
    Montevideo
    Uruguay
    November 15, 2017
    South American Premiere
    Official Selection
  • Sundance Film Festival
    Park City, Utah
    United States
    January 19, 2018
    North American Premiere
    Official Selection
  • Lebu International Film Festival
    Lebu
    Chile
    February 25, 2018
    Chilean Premiere
    Official Selection
  • Miami Film Festival
    Miami, Florida
    United States
    March 11, 2018
    Florida Premiere
    Official Selection
  • Semana del Cortometraje de la Comunidad de Madrid
    Madrid
    Spain
    April 14, 2018
    Spanish Premiere
    Official Selection
  • LASA Film Festival
    Barcelona
    Spain
    May 24, 2018
    Catalonian Premiere
    BEST SHORT FILM JURY MENTION
  • New Jersey Film Festival
    New Brunswick, New Jersey
    United States
    June 8, 2018
    New Jersey Premiere
    Official Selection
  • NALIP Official Selection
    Los Angeles, California
    United States
    June 21, 2018
    California Premiere
    Official Selection
  • Kinookus Food Film Festival
    Dubrovnik
    Croatia
    June 28, 2018
    Croatian Premiere
    Official Selection
  • Rooftop Films Summer Series
    New York, New York
    United States
    July 19, 2018
    New York Premiere
    Official Selection
  • Quito International Film Festival
    Quito
    Ecuador
    August 17, 2018
    Ecuadorian Premiere
    BEST IBERO-AMERICAN SHORT FILM
  • The TIDE Film Festival
    Brooklyn, New York
    United States
    November 16, 2019
    Official Selection
Director Biography - Ana A. Alpízar

Ana’s short THE FISHERMAN won the Grand Jury Prize at Muestra Joven and was an official selection at Sundance, Miami, New Jersey, Rooftop Films, etc. THE PREMIERE won the top prize at the China Women's Film Festival and was screened at a dozen other events. HAPI BERDEY YUSIMI IN YUR DEY is her new short film.

Ana dreams of creating a TV show that makes people cry a lot.

**********************

Ana A. Alpizar es miembro de FILA20, un colectivo de cineastas cubano-americanos con sede en New York City. Su cortometraje EL PESCADOR ganó el Gran Premio de la Muestra Joven y estuvo en la selección oficial de Sundance, Miami, New Jersey, Rooftop Films, etc. EL ESTRENO obtuvo el máximo galardón del China Women's Film Festival y se exhibió en múltiples festivales internacionales. HAPI BERDEY YUSIMÍ IN YUR DEY es su más reciente cortometraje.

Ana sueña con crear una serie de televisión que haga a la gente llorar muchísimo.

Add Director Biography