Victor XX

  • Director: Ian Garrido
  • Screenplay: Ian Garrido
  • Production company: Escac Films
  • Producer: Ariadna Terribas, Raúl Arranz
  • Cinematography: Sandra Formatger
  • Edition: Mireia Sánchez
  • Sound: Cora Delgado
  • Art direction: Laia Pallarès
  • Music: Joel Condal, Marcel Vall
  • Cast: Alba Martínez, Shei Benzidour, Yolanda Cruz, Roser Tapias
  • Runtime: 20 min.
  • Format: HD
  • Language: Spanish
  • Subtitles: English
  • Country: Spain
  • Year: 2015
  • EN: Victor likes to experiment with his gender. He doesn't know if he feels like a boy or a girl. He lives in a small seaside village in Almeria, with his mother Mari Angeles and his girlfriend Rahma. Once in the town, protected by anonymity, he discovers himself. But secrets do not last forever and Victor will have to face his mother and girlfriend in order to stand up for the real image reflected in his mirror.
  • ES: A Víctor le gusta jugar con su género, no sabe si se siente chica o chico. Vive en un pequeño pueblo pesquero de Almería junto a su madre, Mari Ángeles y su novia Rahma y es en la ciudad, cubierto de anonimato, donde se descubre. Pero los secretos no duran para siempre y Víctor tendrá que lidiar con su madre y con Rahma para defender la verdadera imagen que el espejo le devuelve.
  • CAT: A Víctor li agrada jugar amb el seu gènere, no sap si se sent noia o noi. Viu en un petit poble pesquer de Almeria al costat de la seva mare, Mari Àngels i la seva nòvia Rahma i és en la ciutat, cobert d'anonimat, on es descobreix. Però els secrets no duren per sempre i Víctor haurà de lidiar amb la seva mare i amb Rahma per defensar la veritable imatge que el mirall li torna.

Screening History

FestivalCountryAward
2015Cinéfondation - Festival de CannesFranceThird Prize ex aequo
2016Tampere Film FestivalFinlandDiploma of Merit
2016MECAL Festival Internacional de Cortometrajes de BarcelonaSpainBest Photography
2016Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente de ElcheSpainBest short film
2015Almería en corto - Festival Internacional de Cine de AlmeríaSpainBest short film, best Andalusian short film, best actress
2016Festival de Cine de Santander - Nuevas OlasSpainBest Fiction Short Film
2016Requena y... ¡Acción!SpainBest Actress
2016Som Cinema - Mostra de Cinema i Audovisual CatalàSpainSpecial Mention
2015AFI FEST - Los AngelesUnited States
2015Festival Internacional de Cine de GijónSpain
2016SXSW - South by SouthwestUnited States
2015Sarajevo Film FestivalBosnia Herzegovina
2015Hamptons International Film FestivalUnited States
2015Taiwan International Queer Film FestivalTaiwan
2016Festival Internacional de Cine de Cartagena de IndiasColombia
2016As iFF - All Shorts Irvington Film FestivalUnited States
2016Palm Springs International ShortFestUnited States
2016Urbanworld Film FestivalUnited States
2016Queer LisboaPortugal
2015Cinéssonne Festival du cinema européen en EssonneFrance
2015Rio De Janeiro International Short Film Festival - Curta CinemaBrazil
2015Asiana International Short Film FestivalKorea South
2015International Short Film Festival LeuvenBelgium
2015Interfilm Berlin - Int. Short Film Festival BerlinGermany
2015FECID - Festival de Cine de las IdeasChile
2016Aspen Filmfest - ShortfestUnited States
2015Puerto Rico Queer FilmfestPuerto Rico
2015Festival Cinéma Méditerranéen Montpellier - CINEMEDFrance
2016FLICKERS: Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF)United States
2016Belo Horizonte International Short Film FestivalBrazil
2016Show Me Shorts Film FestivalNew Zealand
2016São Paulo International Short Film FestivalBrazil
2016ISLANTILLA CinefórumSpain
2016Reeling: Chicago LGBTQ+ International Film Festival United States
2016Hamburg International Lesbian and Gay Film FestivalGermany
2016HollyShorts Film FestivalUnited States
2016Mostra de Cinema Rural MostrempSpain
2016Festival du Film Court de VilleurbanneFrance
2016Fire - Mostra de Cinema Gai i Lesbià de BarcelonaSpain
2016Helsinki International Film FestivalFinland
2017BFI Flare: London LGBT Film FestivalUnited Kingdom
2016ZINEGOAK - Festival LGBT de BilbaoSpain
2016Tel Aviv International Student Film FestivalIsrael
2016BQFF - Brisbane Queer Film FestivalAustralia
2016Pink Apple Film FestivalSwitzerland
2016Kyiv International Short Film FestivalUkraine
2016Sarasota Film FestivalUnited States
2016Frameline - San Francisco International LGBT Film FestivalUnited States
2016PROUD! Film FestivalDenmark
2015Passaggi d'Autore: Intrecci MediterraneiItaly
2016Festival Internacional de Cine Invisible de Bilbao - Filme SozialakSpain
2016Festival de cine de l'Alfàs del PiSpain
2016Out On Film - Atlanta LGBTUnited States
2016Tels Quels Festival / LGBT ShortfilmBelgium
2016Eureka Festival Universitario de CineColombia
2016Pink Screens Film FestivalBelgium
2016Translations: Seattle Transgender Film FestivalUnited States
2016ZINENTIENDO - Muestra Internacional de Cine LGBTSpain
2016Certamen de Creación Audiovisual de CabraSpain
2016Octubre Corto - Festival de Cine de ArnedoSpain
2017Sólo para Cortos - Festival Int. de Cortometrajes de Temática Social de BarcelonaSpain
2016Ekadeshma Film FestivalNepal
2017Roze Filmdagen - Amsterdam LGBTQ Film FestivalNetherlands
2017Vinokino Lesbian and Gay Film Festival TurkuFinland