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Flotando en el Río del Tiempo (Floating in the River of Time)

‘Floating in the river of time’ (‘Flotando en el río del tiempo’) is a meditative observation of the poetry present in the world of Pedrito – an elderly man of the mountains and relic of a time that no longer exists – while he comes to an understanding of his physical mortality and becomes aware of his spiritual immortality.

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Flotando en el Río del Tiempo (Floating in the River of Time) (2022)

Short (13mins) Documentary

Region:

Cuba

Rating:

All Ages

Director(s):

Amir Aether Valen

Showtimes:

Thu 22 Sep 2022, 3.00pm, MovieTowne, POS—Screen 09

Caribbean Premiere


Amir Aether Valen

Amir Aether Valen

Amir Aether Valen is a writer, director and photographer who works primarily within non-fiction storytelling. While studying at the University of the West Indies (UWI), Amir’s student film, ‘Who I say I am’ won the Best Trinidad & Tobago Short Documentary Film award, as well as the United Nations award for Best Emerging Documentary Filmmaker. In 2020 Amir graduated from Escuela Internacional de Cine y Televisión (EICTV) in Cuba after specialising in Documentary Film Direction. He has made over 15 short films across Cuba including, ‘The whisper of the leaves’, which had its world premiere at Sheffield DocFest in 2021. Amir has been a lecturer at the UWI since 2022. He is also an education facilitator at the Living Water Community – Ministry for Migrants and Refugees, and produces commercial creative content through his production company, Elements of Mental Zen Productions Ltd.

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