09-15 Sept 2020
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Carmencita

Carmencita

A documentary short film based on the filmmaker’s great grandmother’s private diary from 1919, “Carmencita” includes stop motion animation and a fictional silent film shot in 16mm.


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Carmencita (2020)

Short (27mins) Documentary

Region:

Dominican Republic

Language:

Spanish with subtitles

Rating:

No Rating

Director(s):

Nayibe Tavares-Abel


About the Director(s):

Nayibe Tavares-Abel

Nayibe Tavares-Abel

Nayibe Tavares-Abel is Dominican of Palestinian and Lebanese origin. She studied French and political science in Michigan and Paris before completing a Filmmaking Conservatory at Altos de Chavón School of Design in La Romana, DR (2019). Actress-ethnographer for independent theatre groups of Santo Domingo, Tavares-Abel has field experience in the film industry as 2nd and 3rd assistant director, and key production assistant in Dominican and international productions. Her short films as director, “365DAA” (2019) and producer, “Pasajero” (2016) have been showcased at the Premio Joven del Centro de la Imagen and the Muestra Nacional de Cine in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

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