(selection) Cessna (2005, short), Noviembre (2007, short), Debajo/Under (2007, short), La montaña/The Mountain (2008, short), Videojuego/Videogame (2009, short), De jueves a domingo/Thursday Till Sunday (2012), La isla/The Island (2013, short, co-dir), Mar (2014), Los barcos (2016, short), Tarde para morir joven/Too Late to Die Young (2018)
More info: Wikipedia, Dominga Sotomayor
Dominga Sotomayor at IFFR
One camera angle, one situation, with a strong emotional charge. A child plays a video game while in the background his parents divvy up the furniture.Screened before Avenida Brasilia formosa.
A La Cantábrica
La Cantábrica is a factory that recently closed in a suburb of Buenos Aires, where four young friends meet regularly during the financial crisis of the 1990s. The sensitive debut is both universally recognisable and impenetrably mysterious, just like the lives of 12-year-olds all over the world can be.
De jueves a domingo
Scenes from a marriage, viewed from the back seat of the spacious Mazda 929 that a Chilean family uses to go on holiday for a couple of days. Sensitive, personal debut by Sotomayor, beautifully shot by camerawoman Bárbara Álvarez (25 Watts, The Headless Woman).
Family reunion on captivatingly beautiful island replete with memories; everyone is waiting for Jaime who should have arrived already.
A Chilean actress attends a film festival in Lisbon. The day after her film’s screening, she takes a boat to a desolate part of the city, far from everything.
La última tierra
In precise, unhurried compositions of image and sound, Lamar’s feature debut portrays a man and his dying wife, living in a remote hut in the hills of Paraguay. All the stages of mourning are passed through in a single day in this wordless account of an emotional earthquake. With Tiger Talk in Schouwburg Foyer on Wed 3 Feb, 22:00.
Historia de mi nombre
Documentary maker Karin Cuyul searches for the origin of her name, uncovering painful memories of Chile’s recent past.
Tarde para morir joven
Coming-of-age story about three Chilean teenagers reflects the growing pains of Chile’s new democracy in the early 1990s.