Matria


Direction: Álvaro Gago
Screenplay: Álvaro Gago
Production company: Sombriza Films, Ringo Media
Producer: Álvaro Gago, Alberto Gago, José Gago, Mireia Graell
Cinematography: Lucía C. Pan
Edition: Álvaro Gago
Sound: Sound Troop
Artistic direction: Alba Aguiar
Cast: Francisca Iglesias Bouzón


Runtime: 20:22
Format: Digital
Dialogues: Galician
Subtitles: Spanish, English
Country: Spain
Year: 2017


Faced with the challenges presented by her daily routine, Ramona tries to take refuge in the relationship that unites her to her daughter and granddaughter.


Festivals

Semana Internacional de Cine de Valladolid - SEMINCI | Spain, Oct 2017 Best national short film
Clermont-Ferrand - International Short Film Festival | France, Feb 2018
Sundance Film Festival | United States, Jan 2018 Grand Jury Prize for short film
Festival de Málaga. Cine en Español | Spain, Apr 2018
AFI FEST - Los Angeles | United States, Nov 2018
Premios Goya - Academia de las Artes y las Ciencias Cinematográficas de España | Spain, Feb 2019 Nomination for Best Short Fiction
IndieLisboa - International Independent Film Festival | Portugal, May 2018 Best Fiction Short Film
ALCINE - Festival de Cine de Alcalá de Henares | Spain, Nov 2017 Best National Film, Best Actress
Palm Springs International ShortFest | United States, Jun 2018
D'A Film Festival Barcelona | Spain, Apr 2018
Uppsala International Short Film Festival | Sweden, Oct 2018
Guanajuato International Film Festival | Mexico, Jul 2018
Brussels Short Film Festival | Belgium, Apr 2018
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria International Film Festival | Spain, Apr 2018
Concorto Film Festival | Italy, Aug 2018 Special Jury Mention
Certamen Internacional de Cortos Ciudad de Soria | Spain, Nov 2018 Best National Film
MESSAGE TO MAN International Documentary, Short and Animated Films Festival | Russian Federation, Sep 2018
Festival Resistances | France, Jul 2018
VIFF - Vancouver International Film Festival | Canada, Sep 2018
Kortfilmfestivalen - Norwegian Short Film Festival | Norway, Jun 2018
Cinéma Espagnol de Nantes | France, Mar 2018
Melbourne International Film Festival | Australia, Jul 2018
International Best of Short Films Festival - La Ciotat | France, Jul 2018
Mostra de Cinema Llatinoamericà de Lleida | Spain, Apr 2018 Best Short Film
CINESPAÑA Festival du Film Espagnol de Toulouse | France, Oct 2018
Zubroffka International Short Film Festival | Poland, Dec 2017
Seattle International Film Festival | United States, May 2018
Tehran International Short Film Festival | Iran, Oct 2018
Premios Mestre Mateo - Academia Galega do Audiovisual | Spain, Mar 2018 Best real image short film
Festival de Cine de Madrid PNR - Plataforma Nuevos Realizadores | Spain, Oct 2018 Youth Jury's Special Mention
Festival du film court "Partie(s) de Campagne" | France, Jul 2018
International Eskisehir Film Festival | Unknown, Nov 2018
Aspen Shortfest | United States, Apr 2018
Festival Cinéma Méditerranéen Montpellier - CINEMED | France, Oct 2018 Special Jury Mention
Nashville Film Festival | United States, Apr 2018
Leeds International Film Festival | United Kingdom, Nov 2018
Festival de Cortometrajes de Aguilar de Campoo | Spain, Dec 2017 Best Film, Best Actress
Semana de Cine de Medina del Campo | Spain, Mar 2018 La otra mirada Award
HollyShorts Film Festival | United States, Aug 2018 Best International Short Film
Cinema Jove - Festival Internacional de Cine de València | Spain, Jun 2018
Encounters Film Festival | United Kingdom, Sep 2018
Premio Cinematográfico José María Forqué | Spain, Jan 2019
Festival Cinematográfico Internacional del Uruguay | Uruguay, Mar 2018
ShorTS - International Film Festival - Maremetraggio | Italy, Jun 2018 Best Short Film
Festival de Cine de Cartagena | Spain, Nov 2017 Best director
FICBUEU - Festival Internacional Cortometrajes | Spain, Sep 2018 Audience Award and Best Galician Short
Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente de Elche | Spain, Jul 2018 Ayuntamiento de Elche Award for Best Fiction Short Film
Festival de Cine de Ponferrada | Spain, Sep 2018 Special Jury Mention
Redondela en curto | Spain, Apr 2018
LALIFF - Los Angeles Latino Film Festival | United States, Jun 2018
ABYCINE - Festival de Cine de Albacete | Spain, Oct 2018
MAGMA - Mostra di Cinema Breve | Italy, Nov 2018
Traverse City Film Festival | United States, Jul 2018
Ljubljana International Film Festival | Slovenia, Nov 2018
Festival de Cortometrajes "Cortada" de Vitoria-Gasteiz | Spain, Nov 2018
SHORT SHORTS - Film Festival Asia | Japan, Jun 2018
24fps International Short Film Festival | United States, Nov 2018 Silver Medal Winner, Best Actress Francisca Iglesias Bouzón
IbizaCineFest | Spain, Jan 2019
Rural FilmFest | Spain, Aug 2019
Fargo Film Festival | United States, Mar 2019
Still Voices Short Film Festival | Ireland, Aug 2019 Best International Film Award
Filmserè - Festival Internacional de Curtmetratges de La Florida | Spain, Jun 2019 Best Short Film
Breus - Festival de Curts Europes | Spain, Mar 2019
Redline International Film Festival | Canada, Apr 2019
SHORTS MÉXICO - Festival Internacional de Cortometrajes de México | Mexico, Sep 2019 Best Iberoamerican Short Film
dotdotdot - Open-Air Short Film Festival | Austria, Jul 2019
Alcances Fuera de Alcances - Ciclo de cortos españoles de ficción | Spain, Aug 2018
Galway Film Fleadh | Ireland, Jul 2018
Octubre Corto - Festival de Cine de Arnedo | Spain, Oct 2018 Best Short Film
Semana del Cortometraje de la Comunidad de Madrid | Spain, Apr 2018
La Guarimba Film Festival | Italy, Aug 2018
NALIP Official Selection | United States, Jun 2018
Festival de cine de l'Alfàs del Pi | Spain, Jul 2018 Second Prize, Best Director and Audience Award
Festival de Cortometrajes "Villamayor de Cine" | Spain, Aug 2018 Best Short Film, Best Actress
Festival de Curtmetratges de Manlleu | Spain, Jul 2018 Best Short Film
Washington West Film Festival | United States, Oct 2018
DOKUFEST - International Documentary and Short Film Festival | Kosovo, Aug 2018
International Short Film Festival in DRAMA | Greece, Sep 2018
TISFF - THESS International Short Film Festival | Greece, Oct 2018
Semana de Cine de Melilla - Premio "Manuel Carmona Mir" | Spain, May 2018 3rd Prize
Concurso Nacional de Cortometrajes CreatRivas | Spain, Mar 2019 Best Short Film
Corto & Fieno - Rural Film Festival | Italy, Sep 2018
Semana de Cine Español de Cuenca | Spain, Nov 2018
SACO - Semana del Audiovisual Contemporáneo de Oviedo | Spain, Mar 2018
Getafe On Air Film Fest | Spain, Nov 2018 Audience Award
Vilnius Film Festival | Lithuania, Mar 2018
IKUSKA - Muestra de Cortometraje de Pasaia | Spain, Nov 2018
Sardinia Film Festival | Italy, Jun 2018 Best International Fiction and the Medaglia del Presidente della Repubblica
Incuna International Film Festival | Spain, Sep 2018 Best Short Film
Pancevo Film Festival | Serbia, Sep 2018 Best Actress Francisca Iglesias Bouzón
Festival de Cans | Spain, May 2018 Best Short Film , Audience Award, Best Actress, Neighbors Jury Award
PRINDIE - Princeton Independent Film Festival | United States, Nov 2018
Yerevan Short Film festival | Armenia, Nov 2018
Kyiv International Short Film Festival | Ukraine, Apr 2018
FIWOM - Film Festival for Women's Rights | Korea South, Sep 2018
Fenêtres sur courts | France, Nov 2018
FASCURT - Festival de curtmetratges del Masnou | Spain, Jul 2018 Best Short Film
Le Court Nous Tient | France, Jun 2018
CINEUROPA | Spain, Nov 2017
Festival de Cine Solidario de Guadalajara - FESCIGU | Spain, Oct 2018 Best Short Film
Premio Internacional de Cortometrajes de la Universidad de La Laguna | Spain, Feb 2019
VIA XIV - Festival Internacional de Cortometrajes de Verín | Spain, Dec 2017 Best Direction
Semana de Cine de Lugo | Spain, Sep 2018
Festival Nacional de Cortometrajes al Aire Libre "Ribadedeva en Corto" | Spain, Aug 2018 Best Actress
FESTIMATGE - Festival de la Imatge de Calella - Trofeu Torretes de Curtmetratges | Spain, Apr 2018
Festival Ibérico de Cine de Badajoz | Spain, Jul 2018 Best Short Film - Onofre Award, Best Actress
Passaggi d'Autore: Intrecci Mediterranei | Italy, Dec 2018
Certame de Curtametraxes Armadiña | Spain, Nov 2018
Concurso de Cortometrajes K-Lidoscopi | Spain, Oct 2018
Festival de Cinema de Menorca | Spain, Jul 2018
Festival Primavera do Cine | Spain, May 2018 Audience Award Best Galician Short Film (Ex aequo)
FMK - International Short Film Festival | Italy, Jul 2018
Almagro International Film Festival | Spain, Aug 2018
Festival Nacional de Cortometrajes Ciudad de Ávila - AVILACINE | Spain, May 2018