La tarea

Milagro Farfán

Cuba/Peru, Documentary, 2009
28 min, MiniDV, Color
Spanish with English subtitles


Sayné is an eight-year-old girl who must write a short story about her family for a school assignment. As she writes, she makes discoveries about her family members including her mom, dad, as well as her mom’s girlfriend. Although her mother’s partner has been around for a long time, Sayné begins to understand how her family is different than others and wants to ensure that she isn’t treated differently because of that.


World Premiere

Producer: Marcela Esquivel Jiménez
Production Companies: Escuela Internacional de Cine y TV
Screenwriter: Daniel Tavares de Oliveira, Milagro Farfán Morales
Cinematographer: York Neudel
Editor: Domingo Lemus
Sound Design: Albán Henriquez
Music: Sexto Sentido

la tarea


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