The Year of the Radio

The Year of the Radio

The Year of the Radio

Mexico / Animation / 8’ / HD / Color / 2022

Mexico in the 90s. Alex, a 7 years old boy and his little brothers are left in the care of senile Aunt Lola while his mother works as a host in a radio station, they listen to their mother's show every night, building strange imaginary worlds.

Director: Samuel Kishi Leopo
Script: Samuel Kishi Leopo
Producer: Samuel Kishi Leopo
Musician: Kenji Kishi Leopo
Editing: Samuel Kishi Leopo
Sound: Mario Martinez Cobos
Animation: Edgar Amor Ramirez
Cast: Samuel Kishi Leopo (voice)

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Samuel Kishi Leopo studied Visual Arts in Guadalajara's University. His work has been selected in more than 100 international film festivals, including Clermont Ferrand and the Berlinale (Generation Kplus Winner) with his first film "We are Mari Pepa" and "Los Lobos."

Filmography

2021 The Year of the Radio

2019 Los Lobos (The Wolves)
2016 Goal Minstrels
2014 Somos Mari Pepa (We Are Mari Pepa)

Festival Attended

The Year of the Radio:

Miami Film Festival

Los Lobos:

Berlinale
Festival International de Films de Fribourg
Busan International Film Festival
Hainan Island International Film Festival
Miami Film Festival
BUFF Malmö FilmFestival
Guadalajara International Film Festival
D’A Film Festival Barcelona
Melbourne International Film Festival
Zlín Film Festival
Calgary International Film Festival
Ajyal Film Festival
Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival
MOOOV Film Festival
Arthouse Asia Film Festival
Toulouse Indian Film Festival

Awards

Los Lobos – Berlinale Generation Kplus – Best Film

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