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Shorts: Family Dynamics
Digital Screening Room Fri, May 14, 2021 12:00 AM - Thu, May 27, 2021 11:59 PM

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Whether they’re the ones we choose, or those we don’t, families are always complicated.

Virtual Available In:USA
Ticket Prices
General Public:$13.00 (+ $2 online fee)
Members:$10.00 (no online fee)
Film Info
Premiere Status:Minnesota Premiere
Festival Programs:Shorts
Minnesota Made
Spotlight: Common Ground
Tags:Minnesota Made
Family Drama
Release Year:2020
Runtime:8 min
Director:Martin Blanco
Producer:Kara Bartek
Cinematographer:Jesse Bronstein
Screenwriter:Martin Blanco
Editor:Martin Blanco
Principal Cast:Samantha Gonzalez
Cristina Noya


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After years apart, two Venezuelan-American sisters confront their demons and say goodbye, one last time.

Director Biography

Martin BlancoMartin Blanco is a Venezuelan-born filmmaker and photographer. Hailing from his immigrant background, his work often explores themes of identity, memory, and context, as well as how these ideas intersect and collide.

Martin's narrative and documentary work has been showcased by film festivals in the U.S. and abroad, as well as recognized by organizations like the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, which awarded him five Regional NATAS Production Awards (2015-2016) and an Upper-Midwest Emmy nomination (2018). His photography and its surreal use of analog multi-exposure techniques has been featured by Lomography, Fujifilm, and Kodak, as well as photography journals like Uncertain Magazine and Float Magazine.

He is a Film & TV alum of New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, and he divides his time between New York City and Minneapolis.

Screening as a part of Shorts: Family Dynamics