Magazine article Screen International

Sotomayor, Klimiewicz Pact for Short Film

Magazine article Screen International

Sotomayor, Klimiewicz Pact for Short Film

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Dominga Sotomayor [pictured], one of last year's Rotterdam Tiger winners for Thursday Till Sunday, is co-writing and co-directing a new short film, The Time Before, with European Film Award winner Katarzyna Klimiewicz.

The pair have launched an Indiegogo campaign to raise 10,000 Euros to complete the financing for the short. Full details here.

The film is inspired by a poem by Polish poet Wis?awa Szymborska called Road Accident, and Dominga's personal childhood experiences while living on the Chilean island of Chiloé. The story is a mood piece that builds tension as a family waits for a missing member to join them for a celebration.

Sotomayor says: "I want to explore the complexity of the family and group relationships. I'm interested in daily situations, familiar, but always seen at a distance; a certain idea of style and form that's uncomfortable, and from where I stand, a reflection on mise-en-scène. …

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