Original Short Film Title • Luz Nocturna

Synopsis in English

Ale, a seventeen-year-old woman, lives with her two younger siblings in a rural area of Costa Rica. In the middle of the silent forest; glimpses of joy and yearning accompany the three. Ale will try to shelter them from the truth: their mother has left and is not coming back.

Sinopsis en Español

Ale, una mujer de diecisiete años, vive con sus dos hermanos menores en una zona rural de Costa Rica. En medio del bosque silencioso, destellos de alegría y anhelo acompañan a los tres. Ale intentará resguardarlos de la verdad: su madre se fue y no volverá.

†This Short Film will be shown at the screening of The House Among The Cactus on Saturday, April 15th and Tuesday, April 18th, 2023.