los cimarrones

a film by Damián Sainz Edwards• fiction • Cuba • 12 minutes • 2021


The night surprises Orestes  in a thick tropical forest holding a machete and furiously looking for Damián, his younger brother. In the shadows, Orestes discovers the young man having sex with another man. Orestes, in shock, wields his machete. Damián faces him with pride. Suddenly, when a greater danger surprises them, it’s Damián who protects Orestes with a gesture that will change their lives forever.

festivals & screenings

Cinélatino 33es Recontres de Toulouse. France (2021)

Los Angeles Latino Film Festival. USA (2021)

cast & crew

Reynier Morales
Csar Domínguez
Armando Delis Wilson

Director: Damián Sainz Edwards
Screenplay: Laura Conyedo Barral, Damián Sainz Edwards
Cinematography: Denise Guerra Ribas

Art Director: Evelyn Batista
Editing: Liana Domínguez
Sound design and Mix: Marco Salaverría
Production: Viana González

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