Juan Gabriel is Dead

A Film by Tavo Ruiz

Synopsis

SE MURIÓ JUAN GABRIEL.
On the day famous mexican singer JUAN GABRIEL dies, best friends Beto and Daniel will redefine their friendship. Daniel imagines how his day would be if he were a girl. Maybe this way his feelings toward Beto would be seen as normal.

Director

  • Picture of Tavo Ruiz © Tavo Ruiz

    Tavo Ruiz

    Born in 1987, Mexico. His first short film “The Godmother” participated with success in different film festivals around Mexico, like Morelia Film Festival. In 2009 he founded Light’s On Producciones and with them he produced his next short films. In 2017 his short film "Line 9" has been part of OutFest L.A. and over 20 Film Festivals around the world. He lives currently in Germany, where he is developing his next projects.

Awards + Festivals

  • *BEST DIRECTOR LGBT FILM* *NOMINEE BEST ACTOR*
    NEW RENAISSANCE FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Amsterdam, NL) March 1, 2018
  • OUTFEST FUSION (Official Selection, LA, USA)March 9, 2018
  • WICKED QUEER THE BOSTON LGBT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Boston, USA)March 29, 2018
  • CHICAGO LATINO FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Chicago, USA)April 5, 2018
  • 3rd FEMINIST BORDER ARTS FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, New Mexico, USA)April 16, 2018
  • OUTSHINE FILM FESTIVAL MIAMI (Official Selection, Miami, USA)April 20, 2018
  • CINE ARTE - A LATIN QUEER FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Los Angeles, CA, USA)April 21, 2018
  • 4th SANTA CRUZ INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Santa Cruz, Argentina)April 27, 2018
  • 10th FILM FEST PETALUMA (Official Selection, Petaluma, CA, USA)May 5, 2018
  • 12th RIVER FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Padova, Italy)May 31, 2018
  • 31st ANNUAL CONNECTICUT LGBT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Connecticut, USA)June 1, 2018
  • 2nd THE BUDDHA INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Pune, Maharashtra, India)June 9, 2018
  • 19th ANNUAL KANSAS CITY LGBT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Kansas City, MO, USA)June 21, 2018
  • 4th MY TRUE COLORS FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Brooklyn, NY, USA)June 22, 2018
  • 2nd VIDLINGS & TAPEHEADS FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Michigan, USA)June 27, 2018
  • 29th HONOLULU RAINBOW FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Honolulu, USA)August 9, 2018
  • 1st INTERNATIONAL LGBTQ COMING OF AGE SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Paris, FR & San Francisco, USA)September 29, 2018

Trailer

Crew

Director
Tavo Ruiz
Screenplay
Tavo Ruiz
Producer
Cecilia Miva, Andrés Borja, Manuel Zurloh
Director of Photography
Sergio Mariscal
Art Direction
Iván Santos
Costume Design
Iván Santos
Sound
Ivette Gutiérrez
Editor
Tavo Ruiz
Sound Design
Maxime Bedot
Music
Alberto Palomo

Details

Running Time
14:49
Shooting Format
HD DIGITAL
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Sound
Stereo, 5.1

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

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

+49 (0)30 61620068

markus@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

DIRECTOR

Tavo Ruiz
Spilckerstrasse 1
Hannover, 30625
GERMANY

Email: tavruiz@gmail.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Tavorul
IMDb: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm32 13413/?ref_=tt_ov_dr

Film's Facebook page:
www.facebook.com/juangabrielisdead shortfilm

Trailer:
https://youtu.be/KddM-1YxqO8