Edition 20: 6-14 August, 2021

Balkan Dox

Between You and Milagros

Entre tú y Milagros

Colombia
2020 — 20 min / Colour

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Synopsis

15 year-old Milagros' world still revolves around her mother's affection. This summer an unexpected encounter with death will make her question her own existence.

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Directors' Biography

Mariana Saffon is a Colombian Writer/Director based in NY. Her latest short film, Entre tú y Milagros, won the Orizzonti Short Film award at the 77th Venice International Film Festival in 2020, the Best Short Film Award at the 28th Hamptons Film Festival and the DGA Jury Award for Best Latino Director for the East Coast among many others. She is a Columbia University MFA Graduate, recipient of the Milos Forman Directing Fellowship and she is currently writing her first feature, La Botero, which will be shot in Medellín, Colombia.

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Director

Mariana Saffon

Producer

Diana Patiño

Cinematography

Alfonso Herrera

Editing

Andrew Stephen Lee

Sound

Ryan Billia

Screenings & Awards

La Biennale di Venezia, Italy, 2020
Venice Horizons Award

Aspen Shortsfest, United States, 2021
Special Recognition

PÖFF Shorts, Estonia, 2021
Best Live Action

Zagreb FF, Croatia, 2020
Special Mention

Reykjavik IFF, Iceland, 2020
Special Mention