El bombillo

Juan David Soto Taborda

Cuba/Colombia, Documentary, 2009
12 min, MiniDV, Color
Spanish with English subtitles


El bombillo is the story of two brothers and their journey home from school. They construct a world of adventures surrounding a light bulb they purchased to brighten up the little house they built with their father.


World Premiere

Juan David Soto Taborda wrote the short film Oury Jalloh, based on the real life of a Sierra Leone refugee who was burnt in his prison cell by German police. El bombillo is his first documentary short in which he acted as a director and cinematographer.


Producer: Carlos Rodríguez
Production Companies: Escuela Internacional de Cine y TV
Screenwriter: Juan D. Soto Taborda
Cinematographer: Juan D. Soto Taborda
Editor: Juan D. Soto Taborda
Sound Design: Orisel Castro

el bombillo


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