MAMIS: A FAMILY PORTRAIT

Documentary Film

Teaser

Financed by a One World Media grant, MAMIS was filmed in Cuba in August 2013. The film explores how lesbians in Cuba have realized their dream to be mothers in a country where they are prohibited from having access to adoption or IVF techniques – but as MAMIS uncovers, in Cuba, there is often a way to get around the rules… 

DIRECTOR AND EDITOR

Virginia Fuentes

DOP

Victor Denis González

SOUND DIRECT

Sheyla Pool

PRODUCTION

Irdres García

GRAPHIC DESIGN

Elena García

COUNTRIES OF PRODUCTION

Spain, Cuba, UK

AWARDS

2015

​Cinhomo International LGBT Film Festival

Best International Short Documentary Film

Audience Award for Best Short Documentary Film

 

2014

XIX LesGaiCineMad, MAdrid International LGBT Film Festival

Best International Short Documentary Film

XIV Catalunya International LGBT Film Festival 

Best International Short Documentary Film

VI Unseen Film Festival “Film Sozialak”

Special Mention

OFFICIAL SELECTIONS

2015

Can(Be)Gay Intrnational Film Festival of Tenerife, Spain.

Pink Apple International Film Festival of Zurich. 

FrameLine 39, San Franciso, LA

Side by Side

Sardinia Queer Short Film Festival.

Uno Sguardo Normale Festival

Puerto Rico Queer Film Festival

The Florence Queer Festival

Gender Bender Festival

Daroca Prison Film Fest

19th QUEERSICHTSwitzerland

13th Festival de Cine LGBT del Ecuador EL LUGAR SIN LIMITES

Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival

II Festival Internacional de Cine Lésbico en Guatemala

33rd edition of Reeling: The Chicago LGBTQ+ International Film Festival

Fresno Reel Pride Gay and Lesbian Film Festival,

11º Festival Internacional Internacional de Cine Lesbigaytrans de Asunción, Paraguay

Long Island Gay & Lesbian Film Festival

 

2014

BFI London Flare Film Festival, London, UK

London Let´s All Be Free Film Festival, London

Bristol Pride Festival, Bristol, UK

Leeds International LGBT Film Festival, Leeds, UK

Gaze Film Festival in Dublin, Ireland

Helsinki International Film Festival, Helsinki, Finland

45th Edition of the Montreal Student Film Festival

Pensacola LGBT Film Festival. Oficial Selection

Closing Conference Beyond Your World. LokaalMondiaal. Utrecht, Dutchland. Shortlisted

 

 

 

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