Short Films: The Challenges of Creative Freedom

We should be open to diverse narrative strategies that cannot be easily pigeonholed. The risk comes when the mere denial of tradition is seen as a merit and validation in and of itself.

Delicate issues, unfulfilling execution: Omar Zúñiga Hidalgo’s San Cristóbal (English version)

San Cristóbal illustrates the idea of oppression based on sexual orientation, but does not extend the characters’ lives to other dimensions. Lucas and Antonio seem to exist only to prove a predetermined point.