Ser e Voltar

To Be and to Come Back


Direction: Xacio Baño
Screenplay: Xacio Baño
Production company: Rebordelos
Producer: Xacio Baño
Cinematography: Xacio Baño
Edition: Xacio Baño
Sound: Xoan Escudero


Runtime: 13:30
Format: Digital
Dialogues: Galician
Country: Spain
Year: 2014


A young (?) filmmaker comes back to his grandparents' house to make them a video-portrait. That's what cinema is about, isn't it?



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Year Festival Country Award
2013 Festival del Film Locarno Switzerland
2014 Festival de Cans Spain Best short film
2014 L'Alternativa - Festival de Cinema Independent de Barcelona Spain Audience Award, Jury special mention
2015 Clermont-Ferrand - International Short Film Festival France Canal + Award, Special Jury Mention
2014 MiradasDoc - Festival Internacional de Cine Documental de Guía de Isora Spain
2014 ALCINE - Festival de Cine de Alcalá de Henares Spain
2014 ZINEBI - Bilbao International Festival of Documentary and Short Films Spain
2014 The International Bosphorus Film Festival Turkey
2014 CURTOCIRCUITO - Festival Internacional de Cine Santiago de Compostela Spain Best galician film, Best screenplay
2014 IBAFF - Festival Internacional de Cine Spain
2015 FEC - Festival Europeo de Curtmetratges Spain
2015 Festival REGARD sur le court métrage au Saguenay Canada
2015 Play-Doc, Festival Internacional de Documentales de Tui Spain
2014 Festival Internacional de Cine de Mar del Plata Argentina
2015 European Media Art Festival Osnabrueck Germany
2015 Encounters - Bristol Short Film and Animation Festival United Kingdom
2015 Lima Independiente - Festival Internacional de Cine Peru
2014 Un festival c'est trop court - Nice Short Film Festival France
2015 Festival de Cortometrajes de Hayah Panama
2015 Uppsala International Short Film Festival Sweden
2015 FICBUEU - Festival Internacional Cortometrajes Spain
2015 Lago Film Fest Italy
2014 Kortfilmfestivalen - Norwegian Short Film Festival Norway
2015 CINESPAÑA Festival du Film Espagnol de Toulouse France
2015 Minimalen Short Film Festival Norway
2014 Lviv International Short Film Festival - Wiz Art Ukraine
2015 Muestra Cinematográfica del Atlántico - ALCANCES Spain
2015 Cine Ceará - Festival Ibero-americano de Cinema Brazil
2015 MOST - Festival de Cine del Vino y el Cava Spain
2016 Stuttgarter Filmwinter - Festival for Expanded Media Germany
2015 ABYCINE - Festival de Cine de Albacete Spain
2015 Festival de Cortometrajes "Cortada" de Vitoria-Gasteiz Spain
2016 SKEPTO International Short Film Festival Italy
2015 Concorto Film Festival Italy
2015 Vilnius International Short Film Festival Lithuania
2015 Pluk de Nacht Open Air Film Festival Netherlands
2015 Braunschweig International Film Festival Germany
2015 BIEFF - International Experimental Film Festival Bucharest Romania
2016 Corto & Fieno - Rural Film Festival Italy
2016 Certamen de Cortometrajes "Por caracoles" Spain
2016 IberoDocs - Ibero-American Documentary Film Festival United Kingdom
2018 Porto/Post/Doc Portugal