El Aljibe

Antonio and Alberto live in a world without water. Faced by his brother's illness, Antonio climbs to the top of the Volcano in search of the sacred water of El Aljibe

This film will be shown in the 2022 Short Film Program.

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Director: Alejandro Ferlini

Filmmaker formed in Argentina and also a geographer graduated from the University of Costa Rica. He has made more than 10 short films in countries such as Costa Rica, Argentina, Panama and Spain. His work is interdisciplinary as he seeks to unite his narratives between cinema and geography, creating cinematographic stories based on concepts and geographical contexts such as territorial identity, socio-environmental struggles, defense of territories and community cinema. With Hierve el Agua Producciones, he is developing his first feature film entitled JAGUAR, which will take place in the Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica, the most biodiverse place on the planet.

Spain Costa Rica
10 Min.
SUB: English
Director: Alejandro Ferlini
Cinematography: Alejandro Ferlini
Editing: Alejandro Ferlini
Producer: La Selva Coop, Alejandro Ferlini
Nominations: Audience Award Best Short Film 2022
Website URL: https://www.agenciafreak.com/en/peliculas/the-aljibe/