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
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.



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