22-28 Sept 2021
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Hijo del Mar (Son of the Sea)

Hijo del Mar (Son of the Sea)

On a remote beach in the Caribbean, a fisherman, trapped in the monotony of his daily life, wakes up to the call of Yemayá, the goddess of the sea.

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Image Caption: Featured image for ‘Hijo del Mar (Son of the Sea)’.

Hijo del Mar (Son of the Sea) (2019)

Short (9mins) Art / Experimental

Region:

Dominican Republic

Language:

Spanish with subtitles

Rating:

No Rating

Director(s):

Candido Junior Bienvenido Castro


Candido Junior Bienvenido Castro

Candido Junior Bienvenido Castro

Candido Bienvenido Castro was born on the 29th of June of 1998 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Film student at Instituto Tecnologico Santo Domingo (INTEC). He has worked on short movie projects which have been awarded in national and international film festivals. Currently working on his directorial debut “Hijos del Mar”, which has participated in national film labs. He aspires to make films that explore the collective and social imaginary of the Dominican Republic and the Caribbean.

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