Alma


Direction: Santiago León Cuéllar
Screenplay: Santiago León Cuéllar, Michelle Lamus Betancur
Production company: Mudra Films
Producer: Maria Angélica Ossa
Cinematography: Jaime Barrios
Edition: Santiago León Cuéllar
Sound: Carlos Arcila
Music: Jorge Mario Giraldo
Artistic direction: Elizabeth Rendón
Cast: Alma Betancur, Jerónimo Cardona


Runtime: 17:00
Format: Digital
Dialogues: Spanish
Subtitles: English
Country: Colombia
Year: 2018


Alma has just entered a new high school and her classmate, Víctor, invites her to a party. The transition of her body and her hidden desires, lead Alma to face her inner fears and thus take the first step to love herself as she is.



Year Festival Country Award
2018 Festival del Nuevo Cine Latinoamericano de La Habana Cuba
2018 Concurso Iberoamericano de Cortometrajes Versión Española-SGAE Spain
2019 Aspen Shortfest United States
2019 Semana de Cine de Medina del Campo Spain
2019 Palm Springs International ShortFest United States
2019 Festival Internacional de Cine Gay Lésbico Trans OUTFESTPERÚ Peru
2019 Olhar de Cinema - Festival Internacional de Cinema de Curitiba Brazil
2019 Curta Kinoforum - São Paulo International Short Film Festival Brazil Best Foreign LGBT Film
2019 San Francisco Latino Film Festival United States
2019 Mostra de Cinema Llatinoamericà de Lleida Spain
2019 Seattle Queer Film Festival United States
2019 BUSHO - Budapest Short Film Festival Hungary
2019 Fringe! Queer Film & Arts Fest United Kingdom
2019 QUEERSICHT Filmfestival in Bern Switzerland
2019 North Carolina Gay and Lesbian Film Festival United States
2019 Exground Filmfest Germany
2019 BOGOSHORTS - Bogotá Short Film Festival Colombia
2019 Caleidoscopio - Competencia Nacional De Cortometrajes / Festival de Cine de Jardín Colombia
2019 Vancouver Latin American Film Festival Canada
2019 Medellín diversa Colombia
2019 Colombia en Corto Colombia
2019 Pantalones Cortos Colombia
2019 Festival de Cine: Infancia y Adolescencia Colombia
2019 Festival Internacional de Cortometrajes de Medellín Colombia Children and Youth Award
2019 Certamen de cortometrajes de temática LGBT "La Pecca" de Sevilla Spain