Si no soy no puedo ser

If I Am Not I Cannot Be


Direction: Mario Torrecillas
Screenplay: Mario Torrecillas
Production company: PDA Films
Producer: Mario Torrecillas
Edition: Bernat Granados
Sound: Arturo Arias
Music: Arturo Arias
Animation: Abel del Castillo, Unai Pérez


Runtime: 10:40
Format: Digital
Dialogues: Arabic
Subtitles: English, Spanish
Country: Spain
Year: 2017


25 Syrian and Kurdish children provisionally established in the Cherso refugee camp, Greece. Two cardboard boxes of empty refrigerators. Pencils, scissors, paper... A protected identity due to the drawings of these children. Here is an animated film, made in cardboard and heart. A story told in first person of a shameful episode of Europe, which goes on and on.



Year Festival Country Award
2017 FANTOCHE - International Animation Film Festival Switzerland
2017 Festival Internacional de Cine Invisible de Bilbao - Filme Sozialak Spain
2017 SEDICICORTO - International Film Festival Forli Italy
2017 Seoul International Cartoon & Animation Festival (SICAF) Korea South
2017 CARTÓN - Festival Internacional De Cortos De Animación De Buenos Aires Argentina
2017 ANIMA - Córdoba International Animation Festival Argentina
2017 CINANIMA - Festival Internacional de Cinema de Animaçao Portugal
2017 Festival de Cine de Madrid PNR - Plataforma Nuevos Realizadores Spain
2017 FICBE - Festival Internacional de Cortometrajes de Temática Social Berriozar Spain
2017 Festival de Cortometrajes "Villa de la Orotava" Spain
2018 ANIMAC - International Animation Film Festival of Catalonia - Lleida Spain
2018 La mida no importa Spain Best Short Film
2018 International Animation Festival Hiroshima Japan
2018 MECAL Festival Internacional de Cortometrajes de Barcelona Spain
2017 ANIMATEKA International Animated Film Festival Slovenia
2017 Festival Internacional de Cortometrajes Mal del Cap Spain
2017 Atlantida FilmFest Spain
2017 Bit Bang Festival Argentina
2018 BISFF - Busan International Short Film Festival Korea South
2018 FESTIMATGE - Festival de la Imatge de Calella Spain
2017 Festival Internacional de Cine de Gijón Spain
2017 Muestra de Documentales y Cine Social "La Imagen del Sur" Spain
2018 Plein la Bobine - Sancy Film Festival for Young People - La Bourboule / Mont-Dore France Special Mention
2018 Concurso de Cortometrajes Contra el Racismo - SOS Racismo Madrid Spain
2018 Aguacate Film Festival Spain
2018 Festival La Fila de Cortometrajes Spain
2018 Premios Pávez: Festival Nacional de Cortometrajes Talavera de la Reina Spain
2018 El Meu Primer Festival Spain
2018 Mostra International de Curtmetratges Drets Humans i... Acció! Spain
2019 Soutopequeno - Festival de Cine y Música infantil de Soutomaior Spain