Saturday, Nov 19, 2022
Shorts Program 2
Diego and Andrés are two Ecuadorian siblings that grew up in the heart of Corona, a densely populated neighborhood in Queens mainly composed of Latinos. Despite their differences, both Diego and Andrés share an urge to leave their home. When one of them comes back home with some suspicious rings, the tensions in the family increase and lead them to make life-changing decisions.
STUART Cinema & Café
About the Filmmaker
Emilio Subía (b. 1997) is an Ecuadorian writer, director, and editor based in Brooklyn, NY. At 11 years old he got a DV camera as a birthday present and has been making films since then. He attended Universidad San Francisco de Quito and Boston University for film production. At 19 years old Emilio moved to the United States and currently works as a freelance editor for documentaries and commercials. His work has received two Telly Awards, been nominated for an Imagen Award, a Vimeo Staff Pick selection, and picked up by distributors like PBS. In 2020 he was awarded the Emerging Creators scholarship by the National Association of Latino Producers. The short film “Ñaños” (2022), his directorial debut, premiered at Tribeca Film Festival in June and is currently on its festival run.