El verano del león eléctrico

The Summer of the Electric Lion


Direction: Diego Céspedes
Screenplay: Diego Céspedes
Production company: AGOSTO Cine
Producer: Alba Gaviraghi, Paula Araneda
Cinematography: Thomas Woodroffe, Gustavo Yañez
Edition: Ignacio Ulloa
Sound: Pedro Gutes
Music: Sebastián Pérez
Artistic direction: Amapola Santander
Cast: Lan Fa Salas, Gaspar Santibañez, Roxana Naranjo


Runtime: 22:05
Format: Digital
Dialogues: Spanish
Subtitles: English, French
Country: Chile
Year: 2018


Hidden in a house far from the city, Alonso accompanies his dear sister, Daniela. She expects to become the seventh wife of The Lion, a prophet who (according to stories) electrocutes when you touch him.


Festivals

Cinéfondation - Festival de Cannes | France, May 2018 First Prize Cinefondation
Festival de Cine de San Sebastián | Spain, Sep 2018 Panavision Award for Best Short Film at NEST
AFI FEST - Los Angeles | United States, Nov 2018
Sundance Film Festival | United States, Jan 2019
Nest Film Students - Festival de San Sebastián | Spain, Oct 2018 Panavision Award for the Best Film
Festival Biarritz Amérique Latine | France, Sep 2018 Special Jury Mention
Guanajuato International Film Festival | Mexico, Jul 2018
Sarajevo Film Festival | Bosnia Herzegovina, Aug 2018
Festival Internacional de Cine de Viña del Mar | Chile, Nov 2018 Best International Students Competition
Festival del Nuevo Cine Latinoamericano de La Habana | Cuba, Dec 2018
Denver Film Festival | United States, Oct 2018
Aspen Shortfest | United States, Apr 2019
Leiden Shorts | Netherlands, May 2019
Asiana International Short Film Festival | Korea South, Nov 2018 Grand Prize
MOLODIST - Kyiv International Film Festival | Ukraine, May 2019
Semana de Cine de Medina del Campo | Spain, Mar 2019
Sehsüchte - International Student Film Festival | Germany, Apr 2019
Palm Springs International ShortFest | United States, Jun 2019
FECICH - Festival de Cine Chileno | Chile, Jan 2019
Brussels Short Film Festival | Belgium, Apr 2019
FEST- New Directors / New Films Festival - Espinho | Portugal, Jun 2019
Concorto Film Festival | Italy, Aug 2019
Festival de corto Vascos Huhezinema | Spain, Apr 2019
Poitiers Film Festival | France, Nov 2019
Moscow International Film Festival | Russian Federation, Apr 2019
Festival de Cine de Madrid PNR - Plataforma Nuevos Realizadores | Spain, Oct 2019
Leeds International Film Festival | United Kingdom, Nov 2019
Zubroffka International Short Film Festival | Poland, Dec 2019
MoliseCinema Film Festival | Italy, Aug 2018
Nara International Film Festival | Japan, Sep 2018
Festival Internacional de Cine de Lebu | Chile, Feb 2019
Belgrade Auteur Film Festival | Serbia, Nov 2018
Antofacine - Festival Internacional de Antofagasta | Chile, Nov 2018
European Schools Zinema Fest | Spain, Nov 2018
Lakino - Festival Latinoamericano de Cortometrajes de Berlín | Germany, May 2019
FICBUEU - Festival Internacional Cortometrajes | Spain, Sep 2019
Festival Silhouette - Paris | France, Aug 2019
Still Voices Short Film Festival | Ireland, Aug 2019
Festival Internacional de Cine Corto de Cali | Colombia, Sep 2019 Best International University Film
Semana del Cortometraje de la Comunidad de Madrid | Spain, Apr 2019
Mediterranean Film Festival in Split | Croatia, Jun 2019
Chicago Latino Film Festival | United States, Apr 2020
SANFIC - Santiago Festival Internacional de Cine | Chile, Aug 2018 Special for Best Director
Vladivostok International Film Festival of Asian Pacific countries - PACIFIC MERIDIAN | Russian Federation, Sep 2018
Akbank Short Film Festival | Turkey, Mar 2019 Jury's Special Mention