Amalgama

A Film by Alejandra Wills

Synopsis

LOOM
Alcira and Henry are Colombian peasants. With a deep sadness uniting them, spending time together is an irritating and painful struggle. Still, they do it to appease their grief. Alcira needs to forgive him. Henry needs her forgiveness.

Director

  • Picture of Alejandra Wills © Alejandra Wills

    Alejandra Wills

    Alejandra is a filmmaker and scriptwriter born in Bogotá, Colombia. She graduated with honors from the undergrad Film & TV program at New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, 2014. Then she decided to pursue a Film Master Degree in Scriptwriting at the International Film and TV School of San Antonio de los Baños, Cuba, where she graduated in 2015. Her short film Amalgama won the Proimagenes Grant for Short Film Production, Colombia 2016 and had its international premiere at Huesca International Film Festival. Currently, she is writing three feature films, one personal, the other two by commission.

Awards + Festivals

  • 47th HUESCA INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection / Iberoamerican Short Film Contest, International Premiere, Huesca, Spain)June 14, 2019
  • *BEST INT'L SHORT FILM*
    4th IBIZACINEFEST (Official Selection, Spain)June 17, 2020
  • CARDO SOUTH AMERICAN SHORT FILM PROGRAM (Official Selection, Berlin, Germany)August 29, 2019
  • 11th FESTIVAL DE CINE CORTO DE POPAYÁN (Official Selection, Popayán, Colombia)October 21, 2019
  • *BEST FOLEY SOUND*
    5th OPEN WINDOW FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Kolkata, India)November 5, 2019
  • 6th GOA SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Kothrud Pune, India)November 7, 2019
  • 7th SIEMBRAFEST - FESTIVAL DE CINE COLOMBIANO AL CAMPO (Official Selection, La Vega Villeta & Guaduas, Colombia)December 3, 2019
  • VERTIGO FILM FEST (Official Selection, Milan, Italy)December 5, 2019
  • 8th SMITA PATIL DOCUMENTARY AND SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Pune, India)December 14, 2019
  • *BEST MUSIC & SOUND*
    4th BELGAUM INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Belgaum, India)December 21, 2019
  • 5th CHHATRAPATI SHIVAJI FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Pune, India)December 29, 2019
  • 2nd LE PRINCE INT'L FILM FESTIVAL 2019 (Official Selection, Caracas, Venezuela)January 28, 2020
  • 30th CINEQUEST FILM & VR FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Silicon Valley, USA)May 3, 2020
  • *BEST PERFORMANCE IN SHORT FILM*
    15th VANCOUVER INT'L WOMEN IN FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Canada)March 3, 2020
  • 5th RAPIDLION - THE SOUTH AFRICAN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Johannesburg, South Africa)March 6, 2020
  • 26th INT'L SHORT FILM WEEK REGENSBURG (Official Selection, Regensburg, Germany)March 11, 2020
  • 8th THE COLOMBIAN FILM FESTIVAL NY (Official Selection, New York, USA)March 26, 2020
  • 6th SANTA CRUZ INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Rio Gallegos, Argentina)April 17, 2020
  • 2nd DEPTFORD CINEMA FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, London, UK)May 1, 2020
  • 2nd PALEOCHORA LOST WORLD SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Paleochora, Crete, Greece)May 30, 2020
  • 5th NEAR NAZARETH FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Afula, Israel)June 4, 2020
  • 7th THE AMERICAS FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, New York, USA)June 25, 2020

Trailer

Crew

Director
Alejandra Wills
Screenplay
Alejandra Wills
Producer
Alejandra Wills
Director of Photography
Angello Faccini
Art Direction
Camilo Barreto
Costume Design
Camilo Barreto
Sound
Yesid Vásquez
Editor
Gustavo Vasco
Sound Design
La Tina Sonido
Music
La Tina Sonido

Cast

Alcira
Berenice Piñeros
Henry
Jader Cuello de la Cruz

Details

Running Time
12:53 min
Shooting Format
2K
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
1:2.39
Sound
5.1

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

Markus Kaatsch
aug&ohr medien
Riemannstr. 21
10961 Berlin, Germany

+49 (0)30 61620068

film@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

SALES AGENCY

Gonella Productions
1 Chemin de la Sabatière
13400 Aubagne, France
acquisitions@gonellaproductions.com

PRODUCER / DIRECTOR

Alejandra Wills
+57 310 324 1417
alejawills@gmail.com
https://www.facebook.com/alejandra.wills.9