22-28 Sept 2021
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A Paradise

A Paradise

Damaris and Alberto live in rural Cuba. Four months ago, their 12-year-old son committed suicide. Whilst looking to family and a new-found religion to help deal with their loss, an even more disturbing issue is revealed.

A Paradise (2013)




Spanish, with English subtitles




Jayisha Patel

Jayisha Patel

Jayisha Patel

Born in London in 1987, Jayisha Patel graduated in Economics from the University of Nottingham in 2010. In 2010, she co-directed the short Gentle Men and directed the short Love in Black and White. She studied at the International School of Cinema and Television of San Antonio de los Baños (EICTV) in Cuba, where she directed five short documentaries, some of them selected for film festivals around the world.

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