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