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ESTAN EN ALGUN SITIO

ESTAN EN ALGUN SITIO

LANGUAGES: Spanish | SUBTITLES: English

Genre: Documentary
Running Time: 34:52 min
Year of production: 2019

SYNOPSIS

A feminist lawyer and activist against political disappearance, strives tirelessly to find the truth about her mother's disappearance from the Mexican government, forty years ago. Her search leads her to reunite with her mother's family and to reflect on her origin.

PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION

Production Company: FONCA/ Korima/ Bambú Audiovisual
Film exports/World sales: Gonella Productions

CAST

ALEJANDRA CARTAGENA, JUDITH GALARZA, JAVIER GALARZA, GLORIELA PEREZ “TITI”

MAIN CREDITS

Director: PABLO TAMEZ SIERRA
Screenwriter: PABLO TAMEZ SIERRA
Producer: PABLO TAMEZ SIERRA/ DIANA GARAY/ JAVIER CAMPOS
Director of Photography: DIANA GARAY
Sound: IVÁN HERNÁNDEZ/ PABLO TAMEZ
Editing: JAVIER CAMPOS
Sound Editing: IVÁN HERNÁNDEZ
Music Composer: TOMÁS BARREIRO

TECHNICAL DETAILS

Genre: DOCUMENTARY
Sub-genre: DRAMA
Language: SPANISH
Country of origin: MEXICO
Year of production: 2019
Total running time: 34:52
Shooting format: HD
Color type: COLOR
Aspect ratio: 1:85
Sound format: 5.1

FESTIVAL SELECTIONS

FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE CINE DE MORELIA (FICM 2019)
AMBULANTE, GIRA DE DOCUMENTALES 2020
DOQUMENTA, Querétaro, MÉXICO 2020
Contra el Silencio, Todas las voces, MÉXICO 2020
FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE CINE DE MERIDA Y YUCATÁN (FICMY 2020)
FESTIVAL ZANATE, COLIMA, MÉXICO 2020

BIOGRAPHY OF THE DIRECTOR

Pablo Tamez Sierra
(Mexico City, March 18, 1981)
He studied filmmaking at the CCC (Centro de Capacitación Cinematográfica) where he specialized in direction and sound. "Lejanía" (Apart) was his first feature-length documentary, presented at several national and international festivals. This film was awared with the Cuauhtémoc-Moctezuma- Ambulante fund, The FONCA: Promotion of Cultural Projects and Co-investments, the José Rovirosa 2014 Award, Best Documentary at the 2015 San Diego International Film Festival and nominated for the 2014 Ariel Award for Best Documentary. Pablo was beneficiary of the FONCA Young Creators grant from 2015 to 2016 for the development of his short documentary film entitled "Están en algún sitio" (They are out there). It was selected by IMCINE to attend the IDFA Academy in Amsterdam, Netherlands in 2016 and Doculab 2017 held within the Guadalajara International Film Festival, winning the distribution award. Pablo won in 2013 an Ariel for best sound for the documentary "Cuates de Australia" (Rough) by Everardo González and in 2018 for the film "Sueño en otro Idioma"(Dream in another language) directed by Ernesto Contreras. Since 2019, Pablo has been selected as member of the FONCA National System of Art Creators.