Short Film Program

Vidas Vibrantes: Shorts en Español

Experience vibrant and wistful stories of home, longing, and belonging in this transportive collection of Spanish language shorts.


Wed Jun 14 7:30 PM

Our languages connect us to our roots, our families, and our ever-evolving definitions of home. One of the most commonly spoken in New York, Spanish is embedded within the fabric of our city. The bold international filmmakers in this program explore and celebrate their vibrant lives, cultures, and communities–all en Español.

More shorts to be added soon!

The Films

Cemento y Acero (Concrete and Steel)

Oriol Villar | Spain | 17

Two lifelong friends find themselves on the brink of death and struggling to contend with a shocking confession.

Direcciones (Addresses)

María Luisa Santos & Carlo Nasisse & Natalia Quesada | Costa Rica | 14

In a country with no numerical system for street addresses, a young woman explores the unique system that has taken hold, and the prospect of its rapid disappearance.

El After del Mundo (The World's After)

Florentina Gonzalez | France | 12

Mankind no longer exists, only Fluor and Carlix, two ghosts in sportswear, remain.They wander among the remains of an extinct civilization, one in search of a Wi-Fi connection, the other in search of the head of a giant cetacean. A story of encounter and friendship, punctuated by a final playlist: that of the end of the world.

Flores del Otro Patio

Jorge Cadena | Colombia | 15

In the north of Colombia, a group of queer activists use extravagant performative actions to denounce the disastrous exploitation by the country's largest coal mine.

Thank You, Have a Nice Day

Rodrigo Olivar | US | 10

A food delivery worker from Guerrero, Mexico tries to connect with his daughter as he rides anxiously through the streets of New York. One of these deliveries turns out to be a very bitter surprise.

Todo Incluido (All Inclusive)

Duván Duque Vargas | Colombia, France | 20

Eleven-year-old Fer travels with his family to a countryside resort a few hours outside Bogotá.



Peruvian-born, NYC-based artist Tambino (Kam Tambini) takes cues from his Latin background and reinterprets them through the lens of his time in New York and DC's punk scene. The result is a fusion of cumbia percussion and Spanish lyrics with shoegaze guitars, New York hip-hop beats, and indie songwriting to form an expression of the city's multicultural musical landscape.

Tambino latest release, Sin Miedo, was featured in The New York Times, Pitchfork, NPR, and other outlets.

Event Details

7:30 PM
Lawn Opens
8:15 PM
Live Music from Tambino
9:00 PM
Films Begin
10:30 PM
Q&A with Filmmakers


Fort Greene Park

Myrtle Ave & N Portland Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11205

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