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The Main 3 Mon, Oct 11, 2021 7:30 PM
Ticket Prices
General Public:$10.00 (+$2 online fee)
Members:$5.00 (no online fee)
Film Info
Festival Programs:Cine Latino
Afro-Latino Focus
Historical Drama
Debut Feature
Release Year:2021
Runtime:99 min
Country/Region:Dominican Republic
Puerto Rico
Website:Official Website
Print Source:Pluto Films
Director:Nino Martínez Sosa
Executive Producer:Gabriel Tineo
José Alberto Jiménez
Pablo Mustonen
Omar Hasbun
Producer:Fernando Santos Díaz
Nino Martínez Sosa
Cinematographer:Óscar Durán
Screenwriter:Nino Martínez Sosa
Pablo Arellano
Editor:Ángel Hernández Zoido
Nino Martínez Sosa
Principal Cast:Vicente Santos
Karina Valdez
Emilio Candelario
Fidia Peralta
Anderson Mojica
Jeffrey Holsman
Gabriel Medina


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In the early 20th century, Liborio (Vicente Santos), a peasant, disappears in a hurricane and returns as a prophet. He says he’s been given a mission: to bring the good and take away the evil, curing the sick and teaching by example. People begin to congregate by his side and they move to the mountains to have total freedom and develop the dream of an independent community. Everything changes when the invading US Marines want to disarm and disband the community. Liborio seeks to avoid a confrontation but knows that they can't run forever. Writer/director Nino Martínez Sosa’s lyrical debut feature is told in seven chapters, from the perspective of different characters in Liborio’s orbit. A film suffused with idyllic beauty, Liborio explores the community and mythology of a true-life character forced to reckon with outside forces.

A principios del siglo XX, Liborio (Vicente Santos), un campesino, desaparece en un huracán y retorna como profeta. Él asegura que se le encomendó una misión: traer lo bueno y quitar lo malo del mundo, curar a los enfermos y enseñar con el ejemplo. La gente comienza a congregarse a su lado y se van a las montañas para tener una libertad total y hacer realidad el sueño de una comunidad independiente. Todo cambia cuando los infantes de marina de EE.UU. invaden y quieren desarmar y desmantelar la comunidad. Liborio trata de evitar el enfrentamiento pero sabe que no podrán seguir huyendo por siempre.

Director Biography

Nino Martinez Sosa

After studying film at Santo Domingo University, he wins the scholarship to specialize in editing at the EICTV of San Antonio de Los Baños in Cuba, where he became later the coordinator of the editing department. He then moves to Spain and begins a prolific career as an editor working in several awarded feature films and documentaries such as: The Hours of the Day, Solitary Fragments, Dream and Silence and Me Too, among others. He founded in his home country the production company Balsié Guanábana Macuto that serves as a launchpad for his director’s career and partner with Fernando Santos and Guasábara Cine to produce Liborio, his first feature film. He has taught classes and gave lectures in many film schools and art centers such as the EICTV, ECAM, NIC, CICE, Chavon Art School, and the Docnomads Erasmus Mundus Joint master’s degree. Since 2012 he’s a voting member of the European Film Academy.