Un Paraíso

A Paradise


Direction: Jayisha Patel
Screenplay: Jayisha Patel
Production company: Jayisha Patel
Producer: Jayisha Patel
Cinematography: Jayisha Patel
Edition: Jayisha Patel
Sound: Diana Montero, Victor Jaramillo


Runtime: 13:50
Format: Digital
Dialogues: Spanish
Subtitles: English
Country: Cuba
Year: 2014


Damaris and Alberto live in rural Cuba. Four months ago, their 12 year old son died. Whilst looking to family and a new found religion to help deal with their loss, an even more disturbing issue is revealed.



Year Festival Country Award
2014 Guanajuato International Film Festival Mexico
2014 Encounters - Bristol Short Film and Animation Festival United Kingdom
2014 Chicago International Film Festival United States
2014 Concurso Iberoamericano de Cortometrajes Versión Española-SGAE Spain
2014 BERLINALE - Berlin International Film Festival Germany
2013 Palm Springs International ShortFest United States Honorable Mention
2014 DOCUMENTAMADRID Spain
2014 Festival Internacional de Jóvenes Realizadores de Granada Spain
2014 NYFF - New York Film Festival - Film Society of Lincoln Center United States
2014 Rio De Janeiro International Short Film Festival - Curta Cinema Brazil
2014 MOLODIST - Kyiv International Film Festival Ukraine
2014 MiradasDoc - Festival Internacional de Cine Documental de Guía de Isora Spain
2014 Krakow Film Festival Poland
2013 ALCINE - Festival de Cine de Alcalá de Henares Spain
2014 AFI DOCS Documentary Film Festival United States
2014 Kasseler Dokfest - Kassel Documentary Film and Video Festival Germany
2014 IBAFF - Festival Internacional de Cine Spain
2014 DocsMX - Festival Internacional de Cine Documental de la Ciudad de Mexico Mexico
2014 International Film Festival of the Art of Cinematography CAMERIMAGE Poland
2014 Poitiers Film Festival France Sakura's Prize