Tierra incógnita

Rodrigo Daniel Alves de Melo

Cuba/Brazil, Drama, 2009
10 min, 35mm, Color
Spanish with English subtitles


Walter is an old man who believes in a better world. Isolated in an abandoned homestead, he anxiously waits for a mysterious event that could lead him to his promised land, a land that is free from all evils of mankind. On the other hand, his son Rodolfo is convinced his father has gone mad and seeks to bring him back to reality. But when the old man’s dream world becomes a reality, Rodolfo ends up accepting Walter’s delirium and decides to follow him to his utopia.


North American Premiere

Producer: Roberto Jiménez Sorokhtin
Production Companies: Escuela Internacional de Cine y TV
Screenwriter: Rodrigo Daniel Alves de Melo, Daniel Tavares de Oliveira
Cinematographer: Arturo Juárez Aguilar
Editor: Pedro Regis Dulci
Sound Design: Jonathan Yeudiel Macías Ramírez
Music: Sigried Macías Lastre
Cast: Carlos Pérez Peña, Jorge Molina

tierra incognita


Regal Metropolitan - Sun. April 25  10:00PM

(preceding Lokas)


EICTV Shorts Showcase

Mexican American Cultural Center (MACC)

Wed. April 28  9:00PM